Faculty News

Remembering Morton P. Friedman

With sadness, the Department of Psychology at UCLA reports that Morton P. Friedman, a key figure in this Department's emergence to national prominence, passed away during Fall 2019.

Graduate News

Marissa Ogren receives NICHD F31 Individual National Research Service Award

Congratulations to Marissa Ogren (Developmental Area), who received a NICHD F31 Individual National Research Service Award, "The Development of Early Emotion Understanding: Investigating the Role of Language,” co-supervised by Scott Johnson and Catherine Sandhofer.

Undergrad News

Bruin Bound - Prospective Student Information

Welcome to the Department of Psychology! If you are a prospective UCLA student interested in learning more about the Psychology department at UCLA, our different majors and minors, research and internship opportunities, and more -- click this news item!

Transforming Psychology

A New Era for UCLA Psychology

Please visit our Transforming Psychology website for information about exciting plans to transform UCLA’s iconic Psychology Tower (now named Pritzker Hall) into a collaborative, modern learning and research environment for one of the nation’s top psychology departments.

Faculty Spotlight


Dr. Benjamin Karney’s research examines how intimate relationships succeed and fail. Specifically, his work emphasizes how forces external to couples and beyond their control (like stress and socioeconomic status) affect processes within the couple (like communication and satisfaction).