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March 5, 2022
Eric Walle authored a chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Emotional Development. The chapter discusses the importance for research on emotional development to incorporate findings from the study of cognitive development. The chapter was co-authored by UC Merced PhD graduates Lukas Lopez (University...
March 5, 2022
Eric Walle authored the introductory chapter for the Oxford Handbook of Emotional Development. The chapter describes principles for the scholarly inquire into emotion, development, and emotional development. The chapter was co-authored by Daniel Dukes (University of Frobourg, Swiss) and Andrea...
March 5, 2022
The Oxford Handbook of Emotional Development was published, for which Eric Walle is a Co-Editor. This 40-chapter volume provides a multidisciplinary view of emotional development, including researchers from psychology, cognitive science, computer science, sociology, philosophy, anthropology,...
March 5, 2022
Jennifer Howell will be awarded an Early Career award from the Health Decision-Making Special-Interest Group of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) on April 8, 2022 at the annual meeting of SBM
March 5, 2022
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March 5, 2022
Martin Hagger published an article in Applied Psychology Health and Well-Being (Impact Factor = 3.569). The article identifies correlates of COVID-19 booster vaccine intentions, including social cognition constructs (e.g., attitudes, norms, self-efficacy) and socio-political variables (e.g.,...
March 5, 2022
Dissertation completed by Ashley Baker based on Healthy Passages data Baker, A.C., Wallander, J.L., Elliot, M.N., & Schuster, M.A. 2022). Non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents: A structural model with socioecological connectedness, bullying victimization, and depression. Child...
January 11, 2022
It’s one thing to push the frontiers of discovery through research into complex subjects. It’s quite another to align your work with the funding priorities of numerous federal programs, especially when seeking center-level funding to continue that research. Enter UC Merced’s Office of Research and...
December 28, 2021
This book offers researchers a systematic and accessible introduction to using a Bayesian framework in structural equation modeling (SEM). Stand-alone chapters on each SEM model clearly explain the Bayesian form of the model and walk the reader through implementation. Engaging worked-...
November 9, 2021
What happens if you take a person's happy face, put it on an angry-looking body and place that in front of a disgusting scene? What do people see? What emotion do people perceive when you mix and match these different cues? These are some of the questions Department of Psychological Sciences...

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