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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...

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Alumni Stories

At the age of 41, I decided I would like to get a degree in psychology.  I went 3 years to a community college and transfered in to UC Berkeley at the age of 44.  I graduated in 2 years (2004)...

After graduating with my BA in Psychology at Berkeley in 2004, I entered a PhD program in Social Psychology at UCLA. 

I graduated with my PhD in Social Psychology at UCLA in 2010, and...

I am an investment consultant for Wedbush Securities. I've been in the business for 31 years after graduating from Cal in 1984 with a BA only; received my Series 7 license in 1986.  There is a lot...

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