04/02/2020 - Head of Academic Advising, Gary Wszalek from Psychology has been identified as one the top staff members making a positive impact in students lives during the annual Chancellor's Senior
04/02/2020 - Join the Illinois Interfaith Committee as they host guest speakers in an interfaith dialogue about the ways we are making sense of and taking care of our communities in this time of social distanci
04/01/2020 - The Department of Psychology denounces the rise of anti-Asian (especially anti-Chinese) xenophobic profiling and racist attacks that are affecting many Asian Americans (particularly those who appear East Asian) across the nation.
03/24/2020 - The term “fake news” dominates social media feeds, and has entered our daily lexicon.
03/17/2020 - The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Psychology Department recognizes that the coronavirus pandemic poses concerns for both physical and mental health.
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).