The Foundation for Psychocultural Research (FPR) was founded in December 1999 with a gift from Robert Lemelson, a documentary filmmaker and psychological anthropologist on the UCLA faculty.

Exhibition at USC Pacific Asia Museum
Bali: Agency and Power in Southeast Asia
March 18-June 12, 2022
Featuring original Balinese paintings from Dr. Lemelson’s collection.

The FPR supports and advances interdisciplinary and integrative research and training on interactions of culture, neuroscience, psychiatry, and psychology, with an emphasis on cultural processes as central.

Our primary objective is to help articulate and support the creation of transformative paradigms that address issues of fundamental clinical and social concern.

Culture, Mind, and Brain

Emerging Concepts, Models, Applications