01/14/2020 - The LGS-SOAR (Laney Graduate School - Summer Opportunity for Academic Research
01/09/2020 - We are proud to announce the following grants have been awarded to faculty in the Psychology Department over the Fall 2019 semester.
- Professor Sean Laurent demonstrates how questions about intentional harming and helping mean different things
12/20/2019 - Dr Sean Laurent reframes a well-known phenomenon in moral reasoning called the "side-effect effect" to show that people are answering different questions when asked about the intentionality of side
12/16/2019 - In March 2018, a Steering Committee meeting for the Illinois Summit on Diversity in Psychological Science began a series of discussions about the future of diversity science.
12/07/2019 - Professor Diane Beck, along with a team of researchers from around the world, received a grant from the NSF to fund the activities of the Females of Vision et al. (FoVea).
12/04/2019 - Founded in 1904, the Society of Experimental Psychologists is the oldest and one of the most prestigious honorary societies in Psychology.
11/20/2019 - Consisting of four seminars held during a 12-month period, the objective of the leadership program is to broaden participants’ understanding of higher education issues and to strengthen their skill
11/04/2019 - Researchers in the Cognition and Brain Lab, led by Kara Federmeier, have recently published a paper in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience that investigates how predicting during sentence c
10/01/2019 - The Society for Personality and Social Psychology bestowed Dr.
10/01/2019 - Chadly Stern has received the 2019 Early Career Award from the International Social Cognition Network (ISCON).
- Monica Fabiani and Gabriele Gratton both awarded Society of Psychophysiological Research's Highest Honor
10/01/2019 - Dr.s Monica Fabiani and Gabriele Gratton have become the first collaborating scientists awarded the Distinguished Contributions to Psychophysiology award by the Society for Psychophysiological Rese
10/01/2019 - On Thursday 09/26, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee hosted the Inclusive Psych Party, a party to promote inclusiveness among students, faculty, and staff within the department.
09/27/2019 - Professor Alejandro Lleras, along with a team of researchers from around the country, receives a grant from the NSF to fund the activities of the SPARK society. The SPARK Society’s mission is to es
09/20/2019 - Psychology Professors Sepideh Sadaghiani and Wendy Heller receive NIH funding to investigate how inherent brain oscillations relate to cognition.
08/27/2019 - In an article featured in Psychology Today, Dr. Gaither discusses the tension between the desire for large sample sizes and the difficulty in recruiting minority populations. Dr. Gaither uses the work conducted at the Illinois Summit on Diversity in Psychological Science as an example of ways that scientists can create incentive structures to value representation in human-related research.