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Dr. T’s research featured in UCLA College Magazine!

In a new issue of the UCLA College Magazine, Dr. T discusses the environmental sustainability of cultured meat and her research on public perceptions and factors influencing its uptake. Dr. T mentions, “Food isn’t nutritious until it’s eaten—the decision to eat or not is important but not studied often” Click here to read the full […]

Dr. T is promoted to full Professor!

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Tomiyama will be promoted from Associate Professor to full Professor this July! This promotion is a huge accomplishment and a testament to Dr. T’s industrious work ethic and meaningful contributions to the science of health psychology. Congratulations, Dr. T! We are all so proud of her at the […]

Dr. T shares her expertise on weight stigma in APA article!

In a recent article titled, “The burden of weight stigma,” several prominent researchers discuss the psychological, physiological, and behavioral impact of weight stigma, and why it may be more acceptable than other forms of stigma. For instance, Dr. T mentions, “People can’t change the color of their skin, but there’s this perception that people can […]

Recent Paper Featured in UCLA Newsroom!

Dr. T recently collaborated on a paper titled “Wearable aptamer-field-effect transistor sensing system for noninvasive cortisol monitoring,” where researchers developed a smart watch that noninvasely and accurately assesses cortisol levels found in sweat. This paper was published in Science Advances and was recently highlighted in UCLA newsroom, where the device was described as “opening new […]