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

American Psychological Association Award

Congratulations to Dr. Sophia Choukas-Bradley, who won an early career award from the American Psychological Association to study body image and social media in teens. See Article

Apologies Research

Faculty member Karina Shumann and Grad Student Anna Vazeou-Nieuwenhuis are featured in articles for their research on apologies. 

See Article Vazeou-Nieuwenhuis  See Article Shumann

Pittwire

Kathryn Roecklein is featured by NBC news in a article about seasonal changes in daylight and mood See Article

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!