The Department of Psychology's Courses & Honors Program offer study in clinical, social, and experimental psychology; personality; development; and behavioral neuroscience. Students may design programs that approach psychology as a social science, a natural science, or a combination of both. See more about
Anthony Ahrens, professor of psychology, talks about the importance of gratitude, particularly during difficult times. He offers strategies and exercises to help us all become more grateful.
Faculty Research Labs & Clinics
- Anxiety Disorders Research Lab
- Behavioral and Neural Homeostasis Lab
- Behavioral Pharmacology & Health Promotion Lab
- Child Development Labs
- Clinic for Youth Anxiety & Related Disorders
- Clinical Psychology Research Lab
- Conditioned Taste Aversion Research
- Decision Sciences Lab
- Developmental Neuroscience Lab
- Emotions and Positive Psychology Lab
- Family, Work, Community, and Culture Research Group
- Human Memory and Cognition Lab
- Interpersonal Emotion Lab
- Program Evaluation Research Lab
- Psychopharmacology Lab
- Stress and Emotion Lab
Linda Amarante won the 2020 Outstanding Scholarship at the Graduate Level Award.
Irena Volkov (BA '19) received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation honoring outstanding graduate students in science and technology.
Arthur Shapiro won the Single Volume Reference/Science award from the American Publishers Awards for The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions by Arthur G. Shapiro and Dejan Todorovic.
Brian Yates (psychology) received $64,735 to evaluate the Emergency Assistance Programs (EAP) of Freedom House, which aids human rights defenders, survivors of religious persecution, and political prisoners. A special focus of Yates's evaluation is EAP’s Dignity for All: LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex) Assistance Program. May 2021