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To track how students ace the LSAT, watch their eyes

A half-decade ago, UC Berkeley neuroscientists discovered that training for law school admission exams boosted brain connections that sharpen reasoning skills. Today, they’ve taken a major step closer to...

Art Shimamura has released a free e-book on student learning

Art Shimamura has developed his popular book on healthy brains into a great new book aimed at younger audiences. The book can be downloaded for free here:



Congrats to Mahesh Srinivasan for being named a James S. McDonnell Scholar

We would like to share the good news that Mahesh Srinivasan is one of 10 researchers to have been named a James S. McDonnell Scholar through the foundation's...

Congrats to Christina Maslach for winning 2018-19 Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professorship Award

Edward A. Dickson served as a Regent of the University of California from 1913 to 1946, the longest tenure of any Regent. In 1955, Mr. Dickson presented the University with a gift endowment which enables...

Alumni Stories

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'...

After graduating with my BA in Psychology at Berkeley in 2004, I entered a PhD program in Social Psychology at UCLA. 

I graduated with my PhD in Social Psychology at UCLA in 2010, and...

I have moved back from Cardinal country to Bear Country and I'm establishing a Marriage and Family Therapy practice in the Rockridge area, eventually fading out my Redwood City practice totally to...

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...


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Speaker: Ozlem Ayduk
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Speaker: Barbara Rogoff