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Understanding Behavior: From Neurons to Societies


May 2, 2014
UC Merced PhD students, Patrice Cobb and Nicole Zelinksy, have been awarded fellowships by the University of California Educational Evaluation Center. The Center's Research on Evaluation Student Paper Competition invited UC graduate students to submit research proposals for studies in the field...
April 18, 2014
Research by developmental psychology Professor Eric Walle was recently featured in a story by the Merced Sun Star. The piece focuses on his recent finding that language development is linked to the onset of walking in infancy. You can read the story here.
February 7, 2014
On Jan. 25, UC Merced hosted a half-day conference for local early childhood educators entitled “Child Triumphs and Troubles: Language and Learning in the Early Years.”  Organized collaboratively by the Early Childhood Education Center and the Gateway Association for the Education...
January 30, 2014
Kristina Allen has recently been appointed the UC Merced campus representative to the Association for Psychological Sciences' Student Caucus (APSSC).
December 4, 2013
Anna Epperson just had her first paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Her paper is titled "Associations Among Body Size, Body Image Perceptions and Weight Loss Attempts Among African American, Latino and White Youth: A Test of a Mediational Model."
November 18, 2013
Chris Fradkin, a graduate student in health psychology, has been awarded the Psychological Sciences award for Excellence in Research. Congratulations, Chris!
October 30, 2013
Professor Jeff Gilger's research and expertise on dyslexia was featured in an article in the Merced Sun-Star.
October 25, 2013
Professor Will Shadish has been chosen president-elect of the prestigious Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, a by-invitation, highly selective scientific organization. He joins a long list of previous presidents who have made seminal contributions to quantitative psychology and...
October 25, 2013
Kristynn Sullivan received an Outstanding Graduate Student award from the Office of Student Life Women's Program in recognition of her academic accomplishments and her extensive efforts and leadership on behalf of graduate students at UC Merced. Kristynn has also recently been chosen to...
February 27, 2013
Kristynn Sullivan and Chris Fradkin were featured in the campus news article "Psychological Sciences Grad Group Provides Diverse Research Opportunities."