10/13/2020 - The Psychology Department Diversity and Inclusion Committee is pleased to announce our Anti-racism Grant Fund, designed to support members of the psychology department in seeking financial support
10/01/2020 - When planning activities for courses, committee meetings, or other events, you may want to consult the Interfaith Religious Calendar to mak
09/29/2020 - October 2 Seminar in Sociology
09/23/2020 - The Building Pathways for Emerging Leaders at Illinois program is patterned after leadership programs developed by the Big Ten Academic Alliance and peer universities.
09/22/2020 - This year's theme for the C-U Pride Festival is "Staying Apart, Rising United." To celebrate that feat, the organizers have assembled an amazing schedule of Virtual Events for you to enjoy this wee
09/22/2020 - Cognitive Neuroscience Graduate Student Paul Bogdan is the inaugural winner of the Thomas and Margaret Huang Graduate Fellowship. He was chosen for his work using statistics and machine learning t
- Psychology researchers at the University of Illinois show moral judgments of crime are influenced by perceived wealth
09/14/2020 - In America, poor people are punished more frequently and more severely for offenses than are the wealthy. One potential explanation for this divide could be that people in society think that poor people have more guilt for their actions and thus deserve harsher punishments. New research by graduate student Drew Weiner and Psychology professor Dr. Sean Laurent aimed to assess this prediction.
- Professor Wendy Heller and 58 other women psychologists release a comprehensive review on The Future of Women in Psychological Science
09/09/2020 - Professor Wendy Heller along with 59 women psychologists, who are faculty members in Psychology and Neuroscience and related Departments across North America and
08/13/2020 - The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Psychology Department recognizes that the coronavirus pandemic poses continued concerns for both physical and mental health. Here, we share resources for both students and the broader Champaign-Urbana community.
- Exposure to childhood trauma is related to more severe trauma symptoms in new mothers exposed to intimate partner violence
08/12/2020 - Women's exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV), a type of domestic violence, can have profoundly negative consequences on their mental health. New research published by Dr. Heidemarie Laurent and graduate student Paty Cintora in the Journal of Traumatic Stress reveal that, in conjunction with current levels of IPV, past exposure to childhood trauma is associated with worse symptoms over time.
07/22/2020 - A paper published by Dan Newman and his former graduate student coauthors, "Gender and Leadership Emergence: A Meta-Analysis and Explanatory Model" has been selected for the 2020 “William A. Owens
- Professor Alejandro Lleras and colleagues see success in initiative to connect under-represented scholars with expert feedback
07/16/2020 - Professor Alejandro Lleras and colleagues at SPARK recently helped organize a new initiative so that under-represented scholars at all levels (undergraduate, graduate, postdoc and faculty members)
07/15/2020 - We are proud to announce the following grants have been recently awarded to faculty in the Psychology Department.
- Psychology Professor Diane Beck spearheads initiative to increase visibility of female vision scientists
07/15/2020 - Professor Diane Beck along with her colleagues in Females of Vision et al. (FoVea) launched the FoVea Speaker List.
06/15/2020 - Dr. Daniel Newman has been chosen as this year's Advancement of Organizational Research Methodology Award winner. The Sage Publications award seeks to acknowledge outstanding contributions that have made significant contributions to research methodology.