• Psychology Commencement 2021

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    Psychology Summer Courses

    All Psych summer courses will be taught via Zoom. Visit our summer webpage for all our course offerings!

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Department Highlights

Congratulations to Sheldon Zedeck who has been named the 2021 chairholder of the Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professorship

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...

Honoring Chair Serena Chen

Cindy Ji interviews Chair Serena Chen about her life journey into Psychology. The article called "Turning Difference into a Catalyst" honors the history of  Asian American Women on the Berkeley campus, as part of the 150 years of Women celebration.

Congratulations to Ozlem Ayduk for receiving 2020 Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Awards

The Dean and Chairs of the Division of Social Sciences initiated the Distinguished Teaching Award to encourage and reward faculty members who have been exceptionally generous and effective in both...

Congratulations to Steve Hinshaw for his election to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences!

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors excellence and convenes leaders from every field of human endeavor to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the...

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

While at Berkeley, I had the opportunity to conduct undergraduate research in two outstanding labs. I worked on interesting questions including: do powerful people break the bystander effect? What...

David continues to maintain his private practice as a psychotherapist in Boston's Back Bay and Financial Districts. He continues to treat individuals, couple's and families from an eclectic base,...

After getting my undergraduate degree at Cal, I got a PhD in Psycholinguistics at Michigan. Am now teaching at Los Angeles Pierce College. My main research interest is musical rhythm. Website:...


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