November 07, 2011

Temporal Fluctuations in Outcome Predictions: Sobering Up at the Moment of Truth

Monday, November 7th
12:00-1:30 pm
SBSG 1517


Kate Sweeny, PhD
Department of Psychology
University of California, Riverside



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October 31, 2011

Genetics of Neuropeptide S in human panic disorder: from mice to men, and back

Rainer Reinscheid
Rainer K. Reinscheid
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California Irvine

Monday, October 31st
12:00-1:30 pm
SBSG 1517

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October 24, 2011

Academic Entitlement: Assessing and validating measures across institutions

Seth Wagerman, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology,
California Lutheran University

Monday, October 24th
12-1:30 pm
1517 Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway


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October 03, 2011

Please join us for our weekly colloquium
Monday, October 3rd from 12-1:30 pm
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway

Global Disasters and Trauma: Preparation, Coping and Psychosocial Responses

Preparation Type Matters: Implications for Targeting Populations for Personal Preparedness for Natural Disasters
Kristen L. Gamble

Post-disaster Outcomes Associated with the 2010 Chilean Earthquake
Dana R. Garfin

Posttraumatic Stress Among Indonesian Children: Three Years after a Major Earthquake
Edwin T. Tan

Dyadic Distress in the Family: The Inter-Dependence between Parental and Child Responses following a Natural Disaster in Indonesia
Vanessa Juth

Emotional Suppression, Probable Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and the Cortisol Awakening Response Following Exposure to Repeated Natural Disasters
Suman Lam

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August 05, 2011

Roxane Silver will be presented the
Award for Distinguished Contibutions to Psychology in the Public Interest and the
Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Trauma Psychology
by the American Psychological Association on August 5-6, 2011

Roxane Silver's faculty webpage

Click read more below for award details.

May 23, 2011

Second-Year Graduate Student Research Presentations


Monday, May 23rd
12:00-1:30 pm
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517

Jennie Williams: Age and Recovery from Stressors: Emotional and Physiological Processes

Jacob Shane: Perceptions of Past, Present, and Future Status: Causal Conceptions and Control Strivings

Sean Wojcik: The Role of Affect in Political Stereotype Formation

Karen Wu: A Cross-ethnic Study of Enhancement in Romantic Relationships

Chris Marshburn: Speaking of Race: Confronting Race in Interpersonal Interactions

May 09, 2011

How does childhood adversity get “under the skin” to increase susceptibility to disease years or even decades later?  

Please join the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior and the Program in Public Health for talks by two distinguished speakers whose groundbreaking research addresses this question.

Monday, May 9th in SBSG 1517

12:00-1:30 pm
Socioeconomic Disparities in Childhood Asthma:  Understanding Psychobiological Pathways

Edith Chen, Ph.D.
Professor & Canada Research Chair in Health & Society
Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia


3:30-5:00 pm
The Behavioral and Biological Residue of Childhood Adversity

Greg Miller

Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia

For abstracts, click "read more" below.

May 02, 2011

Putting Risk and Resilience in Context

Tuppett Yates, Ph.D.
University of California, Riverside

Monday, May 2nd
12:00-1:30 pm
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway 1517

For more information about the speaker, visit her website

For the abstract, click 'read more' below

April 25, 2011

Close relationships and health: Where are we at, and where can we go?

Theodore Robles, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

Monday, April 25th
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway 1517

For more information about the speaker, visit his website

April 18, 2011

Panel discussion on job searches for PSB graduate students

Monday, April 18th
12-1:30 pm
SBSG 1517