Welcome to all of you who received an undergraduate or graduate
degree within the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at UCSB. Alumni typically
remember their experiences here with great appreciation and nostalgia.
We hope to establish and maintain continuing contact with you over
the years. In that way, we can let you know what’s new in
the department, and find out about what’s new with our alumni.
The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California,
Santa Barbara is dedicated to excellence in research, teaching,
and public service. Our award winning faculty offer vigorous undergraduate
and graduate educational programs and carry out leading edge research
in several core areas of psychology including cognitive neuroscience,
cognition and the perceptual sciences, developmental and evolutionary
psychology, neuroscience and behavior, and social psychology. Our
thousands of undergraduate and hundreds of graduate alumni are represented
in a wide variety of academic, professional, business, service,
and educational settings.
Although we are a relatively small department (31 faculty members
at this writing), we compete nationally with other top flight undergraduate
and graduate programs. The multidisciplinary interests of our faculty
and graduate students form the basis of exciting new research collaborations
with a variety of other disciplines, including anthropology, the
biological sciences, communication, computer science, education,
geography, linguistics, and religious studies. In addition we now
have three major, nationally-known centers:
Simply put, the quality of our faculty, our staff, and our students
help rank UCSB’s Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences among the best in
the nation. Our alumni reflect and magnify those strengths and we
welcome your continued connection to the UCSB Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences.
Many of you have expressed interest in maintaining contact by learning
what’s new in UCSB’s Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, and what’s
going on with classmates. To do so you can subscribe to our email
list and/or be put on our mailing list to receive copies of our
annual newsletter: Inside Psychology. Email list subscription information
and newsletter information can be found below.
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The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences also maintains a mailing list. This
mailing list is used to send out an announcement regarding our newsletter
which gets published once a year.
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Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences produces an annual newsletter called Inside
Psychology and distributes it to all department alumni. The
newsletter is intended to foster contact and communication between
the department’s alumni and the department, and to disseminate
information about the activities and achievements of current members
of the department and its alumni.
PDF versions of Inside Psychology can be found on the
back issues page.
If you would like to contribute to the ClassNotes section of Inside
Psychology, please feel free to submit a brief no-more-than 120
word update to Diane Mackie at InsidePsychology@psych.ucsb.edu.
Please start submissions with your name and year of graduation.
Include your email address only if you want it seen by the entire
readership of Inside Psychology. Because we cannot check
the content of all personal and professional web-sites, no web-sites
can be included in the ClassNotes submissions. Because space is
restricted, submissions may be edited and may be included in later
volumes. We look forward to hearing from you!
The classnotes from Inside
Psychology are also on the web, organized by year.