Psychology & Neuroscience at UCLA

Explore the world of the mind and it's powerful impact on human behavior with a UCLA Research Scientist.

Summer psychology and neuroscience program for teens in Los Angeles

Program Highlights

Uncover the mystery of how the mind works, and examine the connection between the brain and human behavior.
Develop solutions to the complex questions of human behavior through hands-on activities such as a brain dissection and real-world experiments.
Understand treatment strategies for a variety of mental health issues that affect millions of individuals
Interact with clinical psychologists, neurologists and researchers who are experts in this specialized field.
Artificial intelligence, processing neurological data, brain

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Session 1: June 26-July 8, 2022

Session 2: July 10-July 22, 2022


Los Angeles, CA

Course Overview

Through psychology simulations and hands-on neurology workshops, you will explore the relationships between the brain and human behavior. Whether you are interested in the physical aspect of the brain and central nervous system or more intrigued by human behavior and thought processes, connect with professionals that have a background in both psychology and neuroscience. 

Excursions in Los Angeles – Students will visit local medical and research facilities in Los Angeles.

Meet your instructor

Adam Blake Ph.D.

Psychology & Neuroscience UCLA

Adam Blake Ph.D. Is currently an Assistant Project Scientist at UCLA researching how people make judgements about their own memory and how to improve those judgements. He received his doctorate in Cognitive Psychology with a minor in Quantitative Psychology from UCLA. He also attended UCLA for his masters in Cognitive Psychology. His research interests include understanding what factors influence students' judgements and decisions about learning, and how these factors inform us about the underlying mechanisms of metacognition.

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