UCLA Extension and Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Partner to Host Series

Cutting Edge Archaeology is a ten-week lecture series beginning in January featuring archaeological experts discussing their research on different regions of the world. It is jointly presented by UCLA Extension and the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, which houses the country’s highest-ranking archaeology programs. From Peru to Greece, guest researchers highlight major investigations and…

Hard Evidence: First Human Genome From Africa

On a June morning in 2012, Matthew Curtis and his fellow investigators made the kind of discovery archaeologists dream about: the remains of a 4,500-year-old man. Of their discovery in an Ethiopian cave, Curtis, a UCLA Extension instructor, recalls, “It was exciting because we knew this skeleton could tell us a lot about the people…

The Cultural Lens in Psychotherapy: Identity, Power and Context

Distinguished Researchers and Clinicians Explore Impact of Culture in Psychotherapy March 4-6, 2016, UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom UCLA Extension and Lifespan Learning Institute present “The Cultural Lens in Psychotherapy: Identity, Empowerment and Context,” at the Annual Interpersonal Neurobiology Conference, March 4-6, 2016. Distinguished researchers and clinicians present new findings in neuroscience as mental health professionals…

Graduate Student Integrates Music Neuroscience in Research

After working an eight-hour day at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Don Vaughn changed out of his lab coat and drove to Los Angeles International Airport last week to catch his flight to New York, where he performed the next day. Vaughn, a graduate student in neuroscience and part-time drummer and DJ,…

UCLA Extension and Lifespan Learning Conference Explores Integration of Neuroscience, Attachment Theory and Affect Regulation

International expert lineup includes Dr. Allan N. Schore, Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Christopher Kennedy Lawford, Sir Richard Bowlby and many others An international who’s who of mental health experts and researchers will come to UCLA in March to discuss the latest research, advancements and therapeutic techniques concerning the healing of trauma, addiction…