01/13/2021 - The United Way of Illinois is hosting a 21-week Equity Challenge that encourages Illinois residents to engage in racial equity conversations to gain a deeper understanding about the impact systemic
12/20/2020 - It was an unprecedented semester. When you tell people you graduated in "2020," they will already know that you are determined, resilient, focused, and resourceful.
12/09/2020 - The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences established the LAS Staff Awards to identify and honor selected staff members for their outstanding contributions to the college.
12/09/2020 - Flavanols are a group of compounds found in cocoa, the central ingredient of chocolate. They are well known to improve vascular function in the arms, hands, legs, and feet. In a recent article co-authored with Psychology professors Drs. Fabiani and Gratton, researchers answer the question of whether these circulatory benefits can be seen in the brain and in cognitive performance. They found that within two hours of ingesting a flavanol enriched cocoa drink, participants not only showed more responsive blood vasculature, but that this change translated to increased cognitive performance on difficult tasks.
12/04/2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic brings added stresses for upcoming finals exams and the winter break. The Psychology Department Mental Health Resources Team releases resources for
12/03/2020 - We are proud to announce the following grants have been recently awarded to faculty in the Psychology Department.
11/29/2020 - 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.
11/28/2020 - Courtney is currently a Junior studying clinical psychology (with a preference for personality), Spanish, and Classics.
11/28/2020 - If you have spent any considerable time in the psych building, you have likely encountered Operations Manager James "Jim" Clark.
- NeuroBehavioral Assessment, Measurement, and Intervention: Contemporary Trends and Implications - An INBAL/OLLI Collaboration
11/20/2020 - During the fall semester, nearly 100 community members participated in a team-taught course highlighting the work of highly regarded University faculty wit
11/15/2020 - On Tuesday, November 16 from 5PM - 6PM CST, Jhilika Kumar, the founder and CEO of Mentra, will come speak at the NeuroBytes Talk Series.
11/02/2020 - The Carol and Ed Diener Award in Social Psychology, awarded by the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, is designed to recognize a mid-career scholar whose work has added substantially to
10/30/2020 - Dear Psychology Graduate Students,
10/23/2020 - Dr. Deanna Barch, who has produced pioneering work on the neural mechanisms of psychosis has been appointed as one of the newest members of the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Barch received her PhD from the University of Illinois Clinical Psychology program in 1993 and has become a leader in the field of psychosis and related mental illnesses.
10/19/2020 - In March of 2020, our students left campus for spring break with the ominous possibility that they may not be coming back to their labs in the near future.