• Psychology at Harvard

    Psychology at Harvard

    Explore Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Programs

  • Participate in Psychology Studies

    Participate in Psychology Studies

    One important way to learn about psychology is from the inside - by being a participant in psychological studies

  • Social Psychology Research at Harvard

    Social Psychology Research at Harvard

    Understanding Human Experiences and Behaviors in Social Settings

  • Developmental Psychology Research at Harvard

    Shedding light on the human mind and nature by studying their origins and development in infants and children

  • Cognition, Brain, & Behavior Research at Harvard

    Research in the CBB group includes studies of sensation and perception, learning and memory, and other research topics

  • History of Harvard Psychology

    History of Harvard Psychology

    The study of psychology, as something other than a branch of philosophy, began at Harvard in the late 1800's

  • Clinical Psychology Research at Harvard

    Clinical Psychology Research at Harvard

    The Clinical Psychology Program adheres to a clinical science model of training, and is a member of the APCS


The field of Psychology first emerged at Harvard in the late 1800's under the scholarship of William James, and ever since then Harvard has been at the forefront of the field. B.F. Skinner, Gordon Allport, Jerome Bruner, George Miller, and Henry Murray are some of the pioneers who have worked in the Department of Psychology, which continues to be among the country's top-ranked programs.?Read more...

New & Noteworthy

  • Katie McLaughlin Awarded Prestigious MERIT Award from NIMH
  • Susan Carey awarded the National Academy of Sciences 2020 Atkinson Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences
  • Grad Student Tessa Charlesworth selected as 2020 Harvard Horizons Scholar
  • Sam Gershman Selected 2020 Recipient of the APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions
  • Sam Gershman Wins 2019 Cognitive Neuroscience Society Young Investigator Award

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