Sponsored by UCR Psychology Department, Psi Chi, and the Council on Undergraduate Research
4th Annual Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kalina Michalska
Save the Date! R'PSYC 2022 will be held Saturday, May 14th 12:00 - 4:30 PM
Expand your knowledge and support psychology undergraduate research at R'PSYC! We look forward to seeing you there as we strive to promote excellence and enthusiasm in the field of psychology, as well as present research crafted by your peers. For more information about what fantastic events will be waiting for you, check out the brochure!
Dr. Mary Gauvain
Dr. Mary Gauvain is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. She received her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the University of Utah, her M.A. from Stanford University in Sociology of Education, and her B.A. in Social Ecology from UC Irvine. She has been on the faculty at UCR from 1992, and she recently served as Chair of the Academic Senate of the University of California system and as faculty representative to the UC Board of Regents. Her research, which has been funded by the NIH and Spencer Foundation, examines social and cultural influences on cognitive development. She is the author of numerous publications as well as the books The Social Context of Cognitive Development and Child and Adolescent Development in Cultural Context. In her recent research, she has studied children’s comprehension of water and food contamination in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Transition to Normalcy Panel
Dr. Kate Sweeny, Dr. Kelly Huffman and Eleanor Collier
In the wake of the peak of COVID-19, researchers are delving into the effects of the pandemic, and what the transition to normalcy means. Join panelists Dr. Kate Sweeny, Dr. Kelly Huffman and Eleanor Collier as they discuss the lasting effects of the pandemic and quarantine on students and society as a whole, and how this connects to how we socialize.
Learning & Memory Panel
Dr. Annie Ditta
Delve into learning and memory with Dr. Annie Ditta, with a special focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students academically. Join us for a discussion on how virtual classes have impacted memory and learning capabilities, and what the future of learning environments looks like as educational institutions transition back to in-person learning.