Department Highlights

Fei Xu has been awarded the 2024 Mary Ainsworth Award from Division 7 of the American Psychological Association. The award recognizes mid-career developmentalists who have made outstanding contributions to developmental science.

Dr. Laurel Sarfan has been awarded the 2024 ABCT President's New Researcher Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Laurel is an assistant professional researcher in Dr. Allison Harvey's Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic in the Psychology Department at UC Berkeley.

Jan has been awarded the 2024  Early Career Award in Developmental Science by the Jean Piaget Society.  Congratulations on winning this very prestigious and well-deserved award!

Harumi Quinones

UC Berkeley Department of Psychology Student Services Director Harumi Quinones has been selected for the Social Sciences Distinguished Service Award for 2024.

Alumni Stories

Allison Sekuler

Happy to announce that starting September 1, I'll be the Vice President Research and Sandra A. Rotman Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience at Baycrest Health Sciences (University of Toronto), where I'...

Heather (Ferrante) Cathrall

I graduated Cal in 2004 with degrees in Psychology and Cognitive Science.  I obtained my Masters in BioMedical Ethics from the University of Pennyslvania.  I currently live in the Philadelphia...

Richard Harry Gatley, Ph.D.

After graduating with honors from U.C. Berkeley in 1962, Richard Gatley went on to take an M.A. and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Michigan State University. In 1969 he became an Assistant...


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