• Celebrating 100 Years

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    Standing Together

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  • Making a difference in the lives of others

  • Life…Theories…Results

  • Advancing the study of mind, brain, and behavior

Department Highlights

Advancing Computational Psychology: An Visual Interview with Bill Thompson

How do humans pass on complex concepts and knowledge to subsequent generations? In his research, UC Berkeley cognitive scientist Bill Thompson uses computational methods and large-scale experiments to...

Congratulations to Alison Gopnik for receiving the Rumelhart Prize in Cognitive Science

UC Berkeley psychologist Alison Gopnik has won the coveted Rumelhart Prize in Cognitive Science. She’ll receive the prize in 2024.

Congratulations to Bob Knight on Receiving an Honorary Doctorate from Hebrew University of Jerusalem!

Please join me in congratulating Bob Knight who has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Remembering Mary Main

With sadness, we want to let you know that our cherished colleague, Professor Emerita Mary Main, passed away peacefully at her home on January 6, 2023, just short of her 80th birthday, after a courageous battle with a long illness.

Graduate Student Highlights

Jonathan Reeves is a PhD candidate in the Clinical Science program at the University of California, Berkeley. His research aims to better understand, predict, and treat self-harm, suicide, and the...

Scientists at UC Berkeley and Western University in Canada have used brain imaging to map the cerebellum, a formerly underappreciated neural region that contains the vast majority of the brain’s...

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Alumni Stories

David continues to maintain his private practice as a psychotherapist in Boston's Back Bay and Financial Districts. He continues to treat individuals, couple's and families from an eclectic base,...

While at Berkeley, I had the opportunity to conduct undergraduate research in two outstanding labs. I worked on interesting questions including: do powerful people break the bystander effect? What...

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)...