May 11, 2022 — Research is at the heart of psychology, allowing you to engage with topics that you care about and expand on the existing knowledge. I was reminded of this while interviewing Serena Agterberg and Madeleine Smith, two wonderful scholars in our Honors Program, who are both incredibly passionate about their Honors research.
October 27, 2020 — The Rapid Assessment of Pandemic Impact on Development - Early Childhood Study (RAPID-EC) led by Prof Phil Fisher of the Center for Translational Neuroscience, is an ongoing survey of the pandemic's effects on families with young children. The RAPID-EC study provides high-quality, quantitative evidence about how the pandemic is increasing stress in children and families, particularly in low-income and underserved communities.
October 27, 2020 — A group of Psychology faculty led by Professor Philip Fisher are leading a study to measure the effect of the coronavirus epidemic on young children and their families:
October 27, 2020 — Professor and Department Head Ulrich Mayr wrote an article in The Conversation addressing the question of whether people become more prosocial with age. He writes:
October 27, 2020 — Professor Jennifer Freyd's concept of "Deny, Attack, Reverse Victim and Offender", or DARVO, in a perpetrator's response to accusation was featured in a recent episode of the Comedy Central show South Park. Now that's what we call effective Science Communication! Congrats, Professor Freyd, on your conceptualization reaching the mainstream!Watch the episode clip here!
October 27, 2020 — We are pleased to announce that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded Psychology's Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT) a 4-year, $2.2 million cooperative agreement to study an established Return to School program for students with traumatic brain injury.