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  • Life…Theories…Results



  • Promoting healthy minds



  • Making a difference in the lives of others



  • Advancing the study of mind and brain



Department Highlights

Perception Science Summer Internship Program for High Schoolers

This internship offers advanced high-school students the opportunity to be involved with cutting-edge research in vision science. In this immersive experience, students will be involved in every step of the...

Congratulations to Aaron Fisher for receiving the “Rising Star” Award from the Association for Psychological Science

The APS Rising Star awards recognize "outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great...

Phil and Carolyn Cowan, along with collaborators, win award in the UK

Congratulations to Phil and Carolyn Cowan along with collaborators Marsha Kline Pruett (Cal grad!), Professor at Smith College, and Kyle Pruett, Professor at Yale Schoo of Medicine, for...

The Hidden Costs of Sleep Deficits

Throughout modern history, the concept of a good night’s sleep has often been painted as almost an indulgence. Virginia Woolf referred to it as “that deplorable curtailment of the joy of...

Faculty Blogs and Columns

Professor Alison Gopnik
Wall Street Journal Column

Alumni Stories

Kristel is currently in private practice as a Somatic Psychotherapist in San Francisco.  After graduating from Cal she pursued studies in Yoga, Insight Meditation and Bodywork through a year long...

After finishing a double major in Psychology and Music at Cal, I went on to complete a MA and PhD in Education-School Psychology, also at Cal. I am a credentialed school psychologist and have a...

After graduating in 1975 with my Bachelor's in Psychology, I went on and received my Master's and PhD at PGSP (now Palo Alto University). and immediately went into private practice. I basically...

Events

Feb
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Mon, 02/26/2018
Speaker: Pehr Granqvist
Feb
26
Feb
27
Tue, 02/27/2018
Speaker: Nick Angelides, Vinitha Rangarajan
Feb
27
Tue, 02/27/2018
Speaker: Dr. Lonnie Snowden
Feb
28
Wed, 02/28/2018
Speaker: