Prospective Graduate Students
Dr. T is taking graduate students for the 2018-2019 admission cycle. Please send Dr. T an email outlining your research interests and attach a copy of your CV.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities
The DiSH Lab is actively recruiting a diverse team of research assistants for Fall 2017! Any undergraduate students interested in pursuing research with the DiSH Lab may apply. We are particularly hoping to welcome African American research assistants onto our team. Credit opportunities are available. Research assistants contribute to all stages of the research process and gain valuable research experience, especially as we are currently beginning several new studies. It is NOT necessary to be a Psychology major. It IS required to commit to at least 8 hours per week. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.4 OR have earned an A in Psych 150. We cannot consider your application until you know your schedule for the quarter for which you are applying. If you are interested in joining, and know your schedule for Fall 2017, please email your application to

Honors Theses/Independent Projects
You must work as a research assistant for at least 3 quarters to be eligible to conduct an honors thesis or independent project in the lab with Dr. T.

Letters of Recommendation
Click here to find out more about how to request a letter of recommendation from Dr. T.

Stress and Health Study
The DiSH Lab is looking for individuals who identify as Latino/a or African-American to participate in a study investigating how stress affects health. Participants will be asked to provide saliva samples, complete questionnaires, and consume food. Participants must be 18 years or older, and this study requires one visit to the UCLA campus.

Eligible participants will be compensated up to $50 for participation, plus compensation for parking or public transportation to UCLA.

If you're interested in participating, you can email us at or call (310) 825-9092 and mention the "Stress and Health Study."