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Department Highlights

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...

Sleep loss heightens pain sensitivity, dulls brain’s painkilling response

When we’re in pain, we have a hard time sleeping. But how does poor sleep affect pain? For the first time, UC Berkeley scientists have answered that question by identifying neural glitches in the sleep-...

Gasp! First audio map of oohs, aahs and uh-ohs spans 24 emotions

Ooh, surprise! Those spontaneous sounds we make to express everything from elation (woohoo) to embarrassment (oops) say a lot more about what we’re feeling than previously understood, according to new UC...

Alison Gopnik to deliver one of the annual Martin Meyerson Faculty Research Lecture on March 19th

I am pleased to announce that our own Alison Gopnik has been selected to deliver one of the annual Martin Meyerson Faculty Research Lecture.

 

This is an honor bestowed by the Academic Senate...

Alumni Stories

I always knew I wanted to work in Student Affairs, so while I was an undergraduate Psych major at Cal, I worked as a Resident Adviser and then a Hall Coordinator in the Residence Halls. After I...

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...

At the age of 41, I decided I would like to get a degree in psychology.  I went 3 years to a community college and transfered in to UC Berkeley at the age of 44.  I graduated in 2 years (2004)...

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...

Events

Feb
20
Wed, 02/20/2019
Speaker: Brad Duchaine
Feb
20
Wed, 02/20/2019
Speaker: Christopher J. Bryan
Feb
21
Thu, 02/21/2019
Speaker: Jeffrey Oxendine
Feb
25
Mon, 02/25/2019
Speaker: Faheemah N. Mustafaa