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The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences is home to world-renowned faculty, 70 Ph.D. students, and 2500 undergraduate majors. Together we are pursuing cutting-edge science that expands our understanding of the mind, brain, and behavior.

We are committed to ensuring that the pursuit of higher education is available to all of the best and brightest students in California and beyond. In addition, the department is committed to supporting student organizations, including the organizations listed below.

SUP

The Society of Undergraduate Psychologists provides opportunities for students pursuing a major in the PBS Department, as well as for students who simply have an interest in the field.

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, with a mission of recognizing and promoting excellence in the science and application of psychology.

Access Grads

Access Grads connects psychology undergraduates interested in graduate school with graduate student mentors, and aims to increase access to research careers for students from diverse backgrounds.

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PBS Statement on UAW Strike

The PBS faculty acknowledge the pressures on our graduate students due to the rising gap between the cost of living and student pay.

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Inside Psychology 2022

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Research And Conference Spotlight, Honoring Prof. Brenda Major And Prof. Greg Ashby, Alumni News, Class Notes, Faculty And student Awards

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  • "One thing I love about this department is the collaborative spirit. All of my research projects have been shaped by advice, feedback, and support from graduate students, post-docs, and faculty spanning SOC, DEVO, CPCN, and N&B divisions."

    -Laura Pritschet, Ph.D. Candidate
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