Welcome to the UCSB Cultural Psychology Laboratory

Our main focus of research is how culture shapes psychological functioning in areas as diverse as interpersonal communication, decision making, religion, and biology. To learn more about our laboratory, feel free to click on the links above.

Prof. Heejung Kim
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9660

International Collaborative Labs

Belgium: Dr. Batja Mesquita, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven

Korea: Dr. Eunkook Suh, Department of Psychology, Yonsei University, Seoul

Japan: Dr. Keiko Ishii, Department of Psychology, Kobe University, Kobe

Romania:Dr. Luminita-Mihaela Iacob, Department of Psychology and Education Sciences, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University,Iaşi

Romania: Dr. Alin Gavreliuc, Department of Psychology, West University of Timisoara, Timisoara


UCSB Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
The Sage Center for the Study of the Mind
University of California Santa Barbara
Society for Personality and Social Psychology