News

  • 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.

  • 06/12/2019 - The National Institute on Drug Abuse recently named psychology professor Dolores Albarracín an Avant-Garde Awardee for her project, "Digital, Community-Led, Social Action Initiative to Reduce Opioi

  • 06/04/2019 - The Department of Psychology's Convocation took place on May 12, 2019 in Foellinger Great Hall at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

  • 05/22/2019 - The Department of Psychology's annual awards program took place on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

  • 05/19/2019 - This project will develop, implement, and evaluate a transformative virtual initiative, high-impact initiative for protecting rural drug-using populations at risk from HIV/HCV outbreaks in the mids

  • 05/06/2019 - Predictions were recently proposed to be the core mechanism organizing brain functioning at all levels and in all domains.

  • 05/01/2019 - Catch up with the latest department news--Psychology faculty, students, and alumni are recognized for their accomplishments, and our Alumni Advisory Board is working tirelessly to improve the educa

  • 04/29/2019 - Two psychology undergraduate students, Nadya Grooms and Ciara Thomas, were recipients of the LAS Lincoln Scholar Initiative Program.

  • 04/26/2019 - Psychology undergraduate students presented their research at the annual Honors and Capstone Poster Fair on April 23, 2019.

  • 04/25/2019 - Five undergraduate students have been selected to receive Beckman Institute Awards. They will be honored for their achievements at a ceremony in May.    

  • 04/23/2019 - The Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP) reunion is a wonderful opportunity for Industrial/Organizational (I/O) alumni, faculty, students, and colleagues to connect on a social a

  • 04/19/2019 - Janice Juraska is Co-Investigator on a grant from the US Department of Agriculture (National Institute of Food and Agriculture) titled "Role of naturally-occurring vs.

  • 04/17/2019 - Clinical-Community Program Diversity Seminar.  When: 10:50am-12:00pm, every Friday during the Fall and Spring semester (except for the first two Fridays