Psychology

Psychology Department News

Faculty Members

Spring 2013 Events

Lunch and talk with Professor Shana Levin
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
12:00 noon
Athenaeum

Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psych (organized by Professor Piercarlo Valdesolo)
Saturday, March 9, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Albrecht Auditorium, Claremont Graduate University

Mandatory Psychology Thesis Advising Session
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Davidson Lecture Room, Adams Hall
Scheduled at the end of March or beginning of April (date TBA)

Dinner and talk with Professor Diane Halpern
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
6:00 p.m.
Athenaeum

Lunch and talk with Dr. Christopher Oveis
Professor of Management and Strategy at Rady School of Management

Date TBD
12:00 noon
Athenaeum

Psychology Senior Thesis Oral Presentations
Friday, May 3, 2013
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Roberts North 15

Psychology Department Award Dinner and Psi Chi Induction
Thursday, May 9, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Parents Room, Athenaeum

Upcoming Fall 2013 Events

Psychology Night at the Athenaeum
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Parents Room, Athenaeum
Come meet the Psychology faculty, hear about exciting work being conducted by Psychology faculty/students, and meet Amanda Stevens, the Psychology advisor for CMC Career Services Center.

Psychology Faculty In The News

Diane Halpern and Piercarlo Valdesolo
Psychology Professors Diane Halpern and Piercarlo Valdesolo Honored by the Association for Psychological Science
March 21, 2013

Shana Levin
Shana Levin Installed as Crown Professor of Psychology
March 8, 2013

Diane Halpern
Speaker for the 2012 TEDx ClaremontColleges event: "Ways to Improve Critical Thinking"
September 29, 2012

Ron Riggio
HuffPost Live: "Cult of Personality"
September 19, 2012

Piercarlo Valdesolo
Draws on Social Science Research In His Anti-Cyberbullying Speech for 2nd Annual Facebook Event
July 18, 2012

Ron Riggio
Psychology Today: “ICNBW” syndrome––otherwise known as “I Can Never Be Wrong.”
June 27, 2012

Mark Costanzo
Receives teaching award "Teacher on a Roll"
May 17, 2012

Marji Charlop
Claremont Autism Center: "Beautiful Minds"
Video: Beautiful Minds
April 11, 2012

Diane Halpern
Featured in New York Times for Science Article Saying No Evidence to Support Belief that Single-sex Classes Improves Education
September 23, 2011

Psychology Students To Present Their Research

The following psychology students will present their research at the Western Psychological Association Conference on April 25 - 28, 2013 in Reno, Nevada.

  • Bergman, A., Holland, T., & Renfroe, L. (April, 2013). The effect of demographic factors and social similarity on altruism. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.
  • Valdesolo, P., Chen, K. & Jokela, S. (April, 2013). Perceived entitativity moderates efficacy of responses to institutional corruption. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.
  • Valdesolo, P., Osthoff-Magalhaes, I., Reddy, P. & Bartlett, M. (April, 2013). The effects of helping behavior on interpersonal power. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.
  • Yoshida, E., Jokela, S., De la Rosa, A., Marsh, B.U., & Kanaya, T. (2013) The relationship between household density and children’s language development. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.