03/24/2020 - The term “fake news” dominates social media feeds, and has entered our daily lexicon.
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.
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
12/07/2019 - 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).
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
09/20/2019 - Psychology Professors Sepideh Sadaghiani and Wendy Heller receive NIH funding to investigate how inherent brain oscillations relate to cognition.
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.
04/26/2019 - Psychology undergraduate students presented their research at the annual Honors and Capstone Poster Fair on April 23, 2019.
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 - Wendy Heller was selected as this year’s winner of the Executive Officer Distinguished Leadership Award.
03/20/2019 - Up-and-coming faculty in LAS expand how we think about scienc