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