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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…

  • PhD student Daniel Rosenfeld is featured on UCLA College News!

    In a new article published by UCLA College, one of our graduate students, Daniel Rosenfeld, discusses his line of research and the implications of it. Daniel studies “the way people think, feel, and behave when it comes to consuming—or not consuming—meat.” Daniel argues that people’s evolving eating habits can partly be attributed to social norms;…

  • 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…

  • Clara Zhang to attend NYU Steinhardt’s Drama Therapy Program!

    DiSH Lab alumna Clara Zhang graduated from UCLA in September 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Statistics. During her undergraduate career, Clara was a research assistant in the DiSH Lab, where she worked with graduate student Kristen Lee on a study examining eating behaviors and health. Kristen and Dr. T…

  • 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…

June 2024