02/17/2020 - Psychology Professor Aaron Benjamin and graduate student Jessica Siler show that taking practice exams can enhance a persons ability to reason about similar but unseen new material.
02/07/2020 - The Department has finished renovating Room 638 on the 6th floor (The "Privacy Lounge") that will be made available to students, faculty, and staff needing some private space in the department.
02/04/2020 - The journal Psychophysiology has published an article honoring Drs. Monica Fabiani and Gabriele Gratton in response to their award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychophysiology.
01/23/2020 - Professor Chadly Stern has been selected to a appointment for the Center of Advanced Studies. This will allow Dr.
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).