UCLA psychologists found the dynamics of people’s emotions mold otherwise neutral experiences into memorable events.
The faculty members have published research that is cited most often by other scholars in their fields.
UCLA experts and colleagues explain how cultivating meaning and direction helps youth build motivation and resilience.
The award, one of UCLA’s highest honors, paid tribute to Pritzker’s far-ranging philanthropy and service and his remarkable Bruin legacy.
The renowned psychologist was honored, in part, for her “groundbreaking research into mental health and the power of human connection.”
Doctoral candidate Shantée Ayala Rosario explains whether scary entities really can sneak into our dreams on a Halloween night.
“The findings have far-reaching impacts toward creating an anti-racist society and a health care system that treats patients more equitably,” one researcher said.
The professor emeritus was known for his key contribution to windsurfing as well as his predictive theory of happiness.
In a new study, UCLA psychologists confirmed that lower jersey numbers make football players look thinner.
The question remains: Does the technology mimic human reasoning or is it using a fundamentally new cognitive process?
UCLA psychologists find people tend to remember vague assertions in more definitive terms.
Through her award-winning research and mentoring, Gloria Jiyoon Kim has helped light the path for transfer students.
For married Black and Latino couples, interactions with friends, family and colleagues shrank even more drastically at the pandemic’s outset and recovered more slowly.
The UCLA Anderson professor’s new book aims to help people “make tomorrow better today.”
UCLA psychologists suggest that by 25, one’s mode of evaluating the truthfulness of information is pretty much set.
The findings suggest that efforts to encourage vaccination might do well to take advantage of positive feelings between different social groups.
Both tend to judge the co-occurrence of two events as more probable than one event alone. Could mental shortcuts be to blame?
With support from family, the graduate student and advocate has challenged the conversation around mental illness in English and her family’s native tongue.
The professor’s research focuses on understanding fear and how fear memories are stored in the brain.
Psychologist Patricia Greenfield will shed light on our cultural and behavioral reactions to the pandemic at her Faculty Research Lecture on Feb. 15.
The ideal of respectful political discussions seems more out of reach than ever. How we can rekindle the art of meaningful dialogue.
The device’s sensors detect fluctuations in neurotransmitters like serotonin in real time over extended periods.
A UCLA study suggests that VR can enhance learning if it is convincingly produced and if different subjects are taught in distinctive environments.
Bucking previous findings, researchers found that people of East Asian and European descent performed similarly on a well-known test.
The annual list compiled by Clarivate identifies scholars whose work has been referenced most often in studies published by other researchers.