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Office: Building 420
Mail Code: 94305-2130
Phone: (650) 725-2400
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Courses offered by the Department of Psychology are listed under the subject code PSYCH on the Stanford Bulletin's ExploreCourses web site.

The department maintains many computer-equipped laboratories and the Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging (CNI). Bing Nursery School, located on campus at 850 Escondido Road, provides a laboratory for child observation, training in nursery school teaching, and research. It was constructed with funding from the National Science Foundation and a special grant from Mrs. Anna Bing Arnold and Dr. Peter Bing.

The department provides

  • courses designed for the general student

  • a major program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts, including an option for honors

  • an undergraduate minor program

  • programs of graduate study and research leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

  • a Ph.D. minor

Applications are not accepted for the master's degree except as noted below.


Emeriti: (Professors) Herbert H. Clark, Anne Fernald, John H. Flavell, Mark R. Lepper, Claude M. Steele, Ewart A. C. Thomas, Barbara Tversky, Jeffrey J. Wine, Philip G. Zimbardo

Chair: Kalanit Grill-Spector

Vice Chair: Jeanne L. Tsai

Director of Graduate Studies: Hyowon Gweon

Director of Undergraduate Studies: Alia Crum

Professors: Laura L. Carstensen, Geoffrey Cohen, Carol Dweck, Jennifer L. Eberhardt, Michael C. Frank, Ian H. Gotlib, Kalanit Grill-Spector, James J. Gross, Brian Knutson, Ellen M. Markman, Hazel R. Markus, James L. McClelland, Benoit Monin, Russell A. Poldrack, Nilam Ram, Claude Steele, Jeanne L. Tsai, Anthony D. Wagner, Gregory M. Walton, Brian Wandell

Professor (Research): Anthony Norcia

Associate Professors: Alia Crum, Justin Gardner, Noah Goodman, Hyowon Gweon, Steven O. Roberts, Jamil Zaki

Associate Professor (Teaching): Catherine Heaney

Assistant Professors: Cameron Ellis, Judith Fan, Tobias Gerstenberg, Jordan G. Starck, Daniel Yamins, Jason Yeatman

Assistant Professor (Research): Johannes Eichstaedt

Lecturers: Parul Chandra, Todd Erickson, Amie Haas,  Jennifer Winters, Beth Wise

Courtesy Professors: Michelle Gelfand, Gary H. Glover, Jon Krosnick, Robert MacCoun, Bruce McCandliss, William T. Newsome, Laura Roberts, Leanne Williams