Sep 16, 2020
Driving from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles, Claudia Kraake was struck with an idea so exciting, she pulled over on the side of the freeway to brainstorm, she said. To help local K-12 students navigate online learning, the child development junior built a network of Cal Poly student tutors.
Sep 14, 2020
As the new chair of the Department of Psychology and Child Development, I would like to welcome you to the 2020-21 academic year.
Feb 24, 2020
Fourth year psychology student Eden Peterson recently received the Baker and Koob grant endowment to pursue a research project she developed with communications professor Leslie Nelson, and communications student Drew Gilmore.
Jun 3, 2019
PSYCD students and faculty have been recently recognized for their outstanding accomplishments. Congratulations to all our 2019-20 award winners!
Nov 28, 2018
The Cal Poly Preschool Learning Lab welcomes Shondrela Braggs as the new Early Childhood Teacher. She has more than 10 years of experience working in the Early Childhood profession as a preschool teacher/teacher assistant, infant/toddler teacher and supervisor, center director and education supervisor.
May 16, 2018
From a top CSU Research Competition presentation to an academic excellence award, PSYCD students and faculty have been recently recognized for their outstanding accomplishments.
Oct 29, 2017
Professor Garcia gave a lecture on biases at TEDx Cal Poly.
May 22, 2016
PSYCD Preschool Learning Lab master teacher, Kari Applegate, was a recipient of the San Luis Obispo County's 2016 Hand-on-Heroes Award. The award are given to individuals in our community whose outstanding contributions make a positive difference in the lives of young children.
May 5, 2016
Dr. Julie Garcia is currently serving as a member of the Editorial Board for Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology and a member of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Diversity and Climate Committee.
Mar 29, 2016
Dr. Taylor Smith has had four journal articles accepted to a special issue of Behavior Genetics on "Genetically Informed Approaches to the Study of the Prenatal Environment."