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Department Highlights

Farewell to Tolman Hall

This building was named after Edward Chace Tolman, a well-known psychologist who made several important contributions to the field, primarily in the areas of animal cognition and learning.

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The Wilbrecht lab was awarded a SFARI Foundation Winter 2019 Pilot Award

The Wilbrecht lab was awarded a SFARI Foundation Winter 2019 Pilot Award to study the influence of autism risk genes on reinforcement learning and corticostriatal circuit development. The research project...

Face it. Our faces don’t always reveal our true emotions

Actor James Franco looks sort of happy as he records a video diary in the movie “127 Hours.” It’s not until the camera zooms out, revealing his arm is crushed under a boulder, that it becomes clear his...

Interview with Steve Glickman on an illustrious Career at Berkeley

The University of California Berkeley Emeriti Association (UCBEA) has developed a project that involves video recording of emeriti faculty for the purpose of preserving the history and accomplishments of...

Graduate Student Highlights

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...

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...

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Alumni Stories

Robert H. Friis—B.A., Psychology, 1964 Robert Friis received his B.A. in psychology in 1964 from Berkeley, and both an M.A. degree in educational psychology (1966) and a Ph.D. in higher...

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...

After Cal, I earned a master's degree in school counseling in Texas, a teaching credential in special education, an educational diagnostician credential, and EdD in Special Education (Teachers...

Events

Aug
29
Thu, 08/29/2019
Speaker: Jeffrey Oxendine
Sep
3
Tue, 09/03/2019
Speaker: