Our Areas of Emphasis

  • Clinical Program

    Trains clinical scientists who will apply basic psychological and biological knowledge to the understanding of major clinical psychological and health problems

  • Cognitive Program

    Domains of strength include: Language, reading, and text processing, High-level cognition, complex learning and instruction, and Cognitive neuroscience

  • Developmental Program

    Trains students in socio-emotional development, cognitive development, language development, and social-cognitive development

  • Social Program

    Prepares students to make significant empirical and theoretical contributions to social psychology

  • Bio-Health Program

    Trains students in understanding biological, psychological, social, and behavioral determinants of physical health and disease

  • Teaching Program

    The Teaching Program is a home for teaching-focused faculty and teaching mentorship

  • Clinical Program

    Trains clinical scientists who will apply basic psychological and biological knowledge to the understanding of major clinical psychological and health problems

  • Cognitive Program

    Domains of strength include: Language, reading, and text processing, High-level cognition, complex learning and instruction, and Cognitive neuroscience

  • Developmental Program

    Trains students in socio-emotional development, cognitive development, language development, and social-cognitive development

  • Social Program

    Prepares students to make significant empirical and theoretical contributions to social psychology

  • Bio-Health Program

    Trains students in understanding biological, psychological, social, and behavioral determinants of physical health and disease

  • Teaching Program

    The Teaching Program is a home for teaching-focused faculty and teaching mentorship

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News and Events

18th Annual Steven D. Manners Award

Congratulations to Jamie Hanson for Being a Recipient of 18th Annual Steven D. Manners Award See Article

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Molly Bowdring, a fourth-year PhD student in clinical psychology, took the lead on a recent paper that linked alcohol use with perceived physical attractiveness. See Article

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Kathryn Roecklein is featured by NBC news and Today in a series of articles about seasonal changes in daylight and mood See Article 1 See Article2

Congratulations

Jamie Amemiya has received the National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship, one of the most competitive and prestigious dissertation fellowships in Educational Science!