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First year PhD student, Tran Dinh, recieves the NSF graduate fellowship! Congratulations Tran!
Postdoctoral Scholar, Damian Murray, accepts position as Assistant Professor at Tulane University!
Science Today interview about the social effects of human ovulation.
Psychological Bulletin publishes, Do women’s mate preferences shift across the ovulatory cycle?: A meta-analytic review (Gildersleeve, Haselton, & Fales, 2014). Press Release News coverage: USA Today, CBS News, Medical News Daily, Newsweek, Reddit
Sex Differences in Sexual Regret in the news (Galperin, Haselton, Frederick, Poore, von Hippel, Gonzaga, & Buss, 2013): Reuters, Huffington Post, Daily Mail, Science Daily, Slate, Yahoo News, Today On-line, New York Daily News, CBSnews.com, The Australian
Kelly Gildersleeve wins the New Investigator Award from the Human Behavior and Evolution Society for her paper, Meta-analytic review of cycle shifts in women's mate preferences: Findings from complete set of 72 published and unpublished effects. Kelly also received the Hal Kelley Award for best student paper in Social Psychology at UCLA for this paper. Congrats Kelly!
Postdoctoral Scholar Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook wins the UCLA Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research. Congrats Jen!
Postdoctoral Scholar Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook's research in the news: family support during pregnancy predicts lower levels of stress hormone thought to lead to PPD.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, accepts position as Assistant Professor in Health Psychology at Chapman University. Congrats Jen!
Martie gives a talk at La Ciudad de las Ideas, in Peubla Mexico. Video is posted here.
Christina Larson's new paper on Ovultion and Relationships with Martie Haselton, Kelly, Gildersleeve, and Elizabeth Pillsworth in the news.
—"When she says. 'It's not you, it's me,' it might really be you, UCLA study suggests" in the UCLA newsroom
—Print: Time, Times of London, Huffington Post, FoxNews.com, Live Science, Prevention
—Times of London: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/science/biology/article3585781.ece
Lab member Shimon Saphire-Bernstein's recent paper with Shelley Taylor in the news.
—"UCLA psychologists discover a gene's link to optimism, self-esteem" in the UCLA newsroom
Lab Member Dr. Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook's research on breastfeeding and maternal aggression, published in Psychological Science, covered in the news.
—"Breastfeeding makes new mothers mama bears" on MSNBC.com
—"The mama grizzlies: Why mothers who breast-feed are more aggressive at protecting their young than those that use the bottle" in Daily Mail
Hear Martie discuss her recent paper with student Kelly Gildersleeve, Can men detect ovulation? published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, on KPCC Southern California Public Radio's The Madeline Brand Show
Hear Martie and Jon Maner talk about scent, ovulation, and attraction on the NPR show On Point with Tom Ashbrook, "The scent of fertility: new research in evolutionary psychology and the science of attraction."
Research by student Christina Larson on changes in women's feelings about their relationships and romantic partners across the ovulation cycle featured in New York Times article "The threatening scent of fertile women" by John Tierney
Cell phone study with Debra Lieberman and Elizabeth Pillsworth, finding that women avoid their fathers when fertile, published in Psychological Science, covered in the New York Times and Time
—"Social science palooza" by David Brooks in the New York Times
—"Don't feel like calling dad? You may be ovulating" in Time Magazine
Rapper Baba Brinkman features research on the ovulation cycle and women's sexuality in the song "She's ovulating" from the album, The Rap Guide to Human Nature
Martie interviewed on ABC's The View about her research on love, dating, mating and sexual attraction
Work from the lab featured in two science documentaries
—"The Science of Sex Appeal" aired on the Discovery Channel and described the biological bases for interpersonal attractions
—"What's the Problem with Nudity?" aired as part of the BBC's Horizon series and described social and biological processes related to the human body
Hear Martie and Greg Bryant discuss their research on voices on "Life's Soundtrack" on BBC Radio4
Work on vocal cues of ovulation featured in the article "The year in medicine" in Time Magazine
Work on vocal cues of ovulation, published in Biology Letters, covered in print and on the radio
—Interview CBC radio's Quirks and Quarks show
—"Speaking up - women's voices rise in tune with fertility" in the Guardian
—"She talks like she's ovulating" in the LA Times
Work with Elizabeth Pillsworth and Steve Gangestad featured in the article "Why We Love" in Time Magazine
Work with Gian Gonzaga on the science of love featured in the article "Romance is an illusion" by Carl Zimmer in Time Magazine
Student Dave Frederick's research on women's attraction to muscular men, published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin receives news coverage
—Article "Charles Atlas was right: Brawny guys get the girls" in USA Today
—Article "Lift more weights, find more mates" in UCLA Magazine
Work on changes in women's clothing choice across the ovulation cycle featured in the article "Best dressed women have babies on their mind" in the New Scientist
Error Management Theory featured in the article "Don't Misunderestimate Yourself" in the Economist
Work on changes in women's choice of clothes across the ovulation cycle, published in Hormones and Behavior
—Diane Sawyer interviews Martie on Good Morning America
—Hear Martie's interview on Aussie Radio-3AW 693 Melbourne
—"Study links women's fashion sense to ovulation" in the Guardian
—"Research connects fertility, fashion" in the LA Times
—"Women dress to impress at their most fertile" in the Daily Mail
See Diane Sawyer interview Martie on Good Morning America about her research with Dr. Steve Gangestad and student Elizabeth Pillsworth on changes in women's attractions across the ovulation cycle, published in
—This research also featured in USA Today