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Department of Psychology

Second Annual Faculty Blitz Talks and Departmental Celebration

On Friday, November 11th, our psychology department gathered to attend the second annual faculty blitz talks followed by our annual departmental celebration. This year’s events took place in a new location, the recently completed ballroom of the Erb Memorial Union. The blitz speakers this year ...
jointcolloquium

Joint Colloquium – Thursday, Nov. 17th

The department of psychology, Institute of Neuroscience, and Center for Translational Neuroscience at the University of Oregon are hosting a colloquium this Thursday, November 17th. Dr. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (professor of cognitive neuroscience, University College London) will be presenting her ...
Professor Emeritus Michael Posner

Dr. Michael Posner Honored by the Franklin Institute

Professor Emeritus Michael Posner Psychology Professor Emeritus Michael Posner has been awarded the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science. He was selected to receive this prestigious award for his pioneering use of brain imaging and reaction times to establish the field of ...
The ADAPT lab presents their E.A.R.S. tool at the White House

ADAPT Lab Research Featured at the White House

The ADAPT lab presents their E.A.R.S. tool at the White House. Credit: @ADAPT_UO Research from the University of Oregon was presented at the White House as part of The Opportunity Project, an initiative focused on using open data to improve the lives of American citizens. Members of the ADAPT lab, ...
Straub Hall Foyer

We’re Hiring Two Assistant Professors

Straub Hall Foyer The Department of Psychology is pleased to announce two open positions at the Assistant Professor rank, one in cognitive-neuroscience and the other in social-personality. Come join our team of outstanding researchers and teachers who love to collaborate on innovative projects! ...
PBS NOVA: School of the Future

Neville’s Research Featured on PBS

Research from Helen Neville’s Brain Development Lab is featured on a new PBS NOVA film, School of the Future. The film highlights the Health & Human Services project, the two-generation approach of the work, and the way it uses selective attention as a neurobiological target for ...
Department of Psychology

Fall Departmental Events

We’re pleased to announce the Fall lineup of events!

We’ll be meeting Friday afternoons from 2:30 pm to 4 pm, followed by happy hours at Falling Sky Pizzeria in the EMU on the first event each month. The location of the talks will be announced shortly. Stay tuned for updates!   ...
Faculty GO! Proposals

Faculty Growth Opportunity (GO!) Proposals

  Psychology faculty are always launching new projects, but until now have not had a way to communicate them outside the department. This year we introduced the Faculty Growth Opportunity (GO!) Proposals as a way of telling alumni, donors, and other stakeholders about the exciting frontiers of ...
Beverly Fagot

Award Spotlight: Beverly Fagot Memorial Fellowship

The Beverly Fagot Dissertation Fellowship Fund awards support to a doctoral student that has advanced to candidacy and has a focus on research in the area of social development and/or developmental psychopathology. The recent winners are: Naomi Aguiar and Kathryn Jankowski (2015) ...