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The Department of Psychology is a vibrant and diverse environment, with 23 full-time faculty, over 800 undergraduate majors, and approximately 50 graduate students. Our department is known for its warm atmosphere and its emphasis on collaborative, cutting-edge science.

We offer doctoral training in clinical, cognitive, developmental, and social psychology, and an experimental Master’s degree program. For undergraduates, we offer a Bachelor of Arts degree, a psychology minor, and a concentration in teacher education. Our emphasis on rigorous teaching and research complement each other in offering students the option to extend their learning beyond the classroom by conducting research in the laboratories of faculty members, as well as in the surrounding community.

The department also provides valuable clinical services to the community at the Psychology Clinic, which is a non-profit organization offering a full range of short-term therapy services and assessments for children, adolescents, and adults.

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News & Announcements

Kane and other researchers offer clarification on “brain training” effects

Dr. Michael Kane is part of a prestigious group of memory and neuroscience researchers who signed a consensus statement concerning […]

Delaney & Sahakyan research discussed in Scientific American

Research by Drs. Peter Delaney and Lili Sahakyan was part of a recent Scientific American feature on mind wandering, which […]

Hot off the press: Silvia’s latest book

Dr. Paul Silvia’s new book, “Write It Up” (APA Books, 2015) will be released in the coming weeks. Suitable for […]

DeCasper paper voted one of “most important” in child psychology

In a recent survey, members of the Society for Research in Child Development, the International Society on Infant Studies, and […]

Events

Psychology faculty featured at upcoming conference

Two psychology faculty, Dr. Julie Mendez and Dr. Jeni Pathman, will speak at a day-long conference on Developmental Perspectives on […]


Graduate Research Colloquium: Friday, September 12

The Department of Psychology will hold its annual Graduate Research Colloquium on Friday, September 12 at 1pm. This is a […]


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Department Spotlight

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Vrshek-Schallhorn wins Career Development Award

Dr. Suzanne Vrshek-Schallhorn is the recipient of a 2014 Career Development Travel Award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of […]


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Student Stories

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Graduate student Mendelson presented with 2014 ABCT Award

We are delighted to announce that Jenna Mendelson, a graduate student in the clinical psychology program, has received the 2014 […]


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Alumni Portraits

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Alumna Miller now a faculty member at Ole Miss

Dr. Stephanie Miller is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and the Director of the CUB Lab (Cognition Underlying Behavior) at […]


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