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Department Highlights

Perception Science Summer Internship Program for High Schoolers

This internship offers advanced high-school students the opportunity to be involved with cutting-edge research in vision science. In this immersive experience, students will be involved in every step of the research process, and will be working...

With Google’s help, psychologist tackles ‘black troublemaker’ school stereotype

As a boy in Memphis, Tennessee, Jason Okonofua tagged along behind his two protective older brothers, even when they got into schoolyard brawls. By 10th grade he had attended a half-dozen schools, getting suspended four times and expelled once....

Campus Study Uncovers Publication Discrepancies in STEM

A recent study found a discrepancy in publication for most STEM programs at UC Berkeley but found the campus’s College of Chemistry to be a surprising exception to the trend.

 

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, the study’s...

UC Berkeley Researchers Find Sleep Disruption May Lead to Memory Loss, Dementia in Elderly

While UC Berkeley students may be notorious for staying up studying and messing up their sleep schedules, according to a study recently published by campus researchers, such sleeping habits could be detrimental to brain health if continued later...

Faculty Blogs and Columns

Alumni Stories

Alan Schwartz (PhD 1997) was named Editor-in-Chief of Medical Decision Making, the journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, in January 2013. Alan continues to pursue his research and...

I have moved back from Cardinal country to Bear Country and I'm establishing a Marriage and Family Therapy practice in the Rockridge area, eventually fading out my Redwood City practice totally to...

Graduated in 1967 and began teaching in Oakland.  It didn't take long to think "someone ought to be able to run schools better than this"!   So I went back to school in school administration and...

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