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Department Highlights

Congratulations to Bill Thompson for receiving NOMIS & Science Magazine Young Explorer Award

Through the NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award, the editors of Science and NOMIS wish to recognize bold young researchers who ask fundamental questions at the intersection of the life and social...

Congratulations to Mark D'Esposito for receiving the 2023 Fred Kavli Distinguished Career Contributions Award

The Fred Kavli Distinguished Career Contributions Award (DCC) was established in 2012 and it is sponsored by the Fred Kavli Foundation from 2019-2023. This award honors senior cognitive neuroscientists for...

UC Berkeley Psychology Staff Appreciation Luncheon

To express our appreciation for the amazing staff in our department, we gathered for an outdoor lunch on Friday, October 28, 2022 that was topped off with sugary and pillowy beignets!

Congratulations to Stephen Hinshaw for receiving the 2023 APS Mentor Award

The APS Mentor Award recognizes psychology researchers and educators who have shaped the future directions of science by fostering the careers of students and colleagues.

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

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...

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 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.

Events

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Tue, 12/06/2022
Speaker: Christina Maslach, PhD, Professor of Psychology (Emerita)
Jan
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Wed, 01/18/2023
Speaker: Neil A. Lewis, Jr.