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Department Highlights

Congratulations to Arianne Eason for receiving the 2022 Sage Emerging Scholars Award, awarded by SPSP in collaboration with SAGE Publications

This award recognizes outstanding achievements by early career PhD scholars (between 0 and 3 years Post-PhD) in social and personality psychology, including contributions to teaching, research, or service...

Congratulations to Ozlem Ayduk for receiving the Carol and Ed Diener Award in Personality Psychology

First given in 2007, the Carol and Ed Diener Award in Personality Psychology is designed to recognize a mid-career scholar (approximately 15-25 years from their first tenure-track appointment) whose work...

Congratulations to Jason Okonofua and his collaborators for receiving the 2022 SINGLE CONTRIBUTION CIALDINI PRIZE from SPSP (Society for Personality and Social Psychology).

Started in 2008, the Robert B. Cialdini Prize recognizes the author(s) of a publication that uses field methods and demonstrates relevance to outside groups. It is designed to recognize the publication that...

Knight and Scabini make $500K bequest to support Berkeley Neuroscience and Psychology graduate students

Robert Knight, a UC Berkeley professor of psychology and member of the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute (HWNI), and his wife Donatella Scabini have Robert Knight and Donatella Scabini announced that they will bequeath half a million dollars to the Berkeley Psychology Department and HWNI to support graduate students.

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

I recently (July 2013) joined the faculty of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences. Prior to moving to Vanderbilt, I served as Associate Professor of...

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...

I graduated from UC Berkeley in 1968 with a BA in Psychology. Thus began my journeyinto the field of mental health. I've been a practicing clinician since 1979 in West Los Angeles.


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