Research

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Brain, Mind, and Behavior

A particularly exciting trend in recent years, one that has altered the face of psychology, has been the merger of issues, theories, and methodologies from research on the neural bases of behavior, cognitive psychology, cognitive science,...

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Mental Health

Mental health, broadly defined, is central to psychology. It has long been a focus of interest in this department, with American Psychological Association (APA) accredited programs in both clinical and counseling psychology. Funded and very...

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Social, Group, and Cultural Processes

The study of social and group processes is central to psychology, and our department has a long history of basic and applied research in these and related topics. This area has been revolutionized in recent years as a consequence of...

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Participating in Research

Testing theory with research involving human participants is the lifeblood of scientific psychology. When you participate in in a well-designed experiment, you make an invaluable contribution to the advancement of our understanding of human mind...

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Office of Research Development

The Psychology Department’s Office of Research and Development helps members of the department seek external funding for their research and for graduate student support by providing full administrative and budgetary help in all proposal...

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Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotion Research (CAPER)

The Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotion Research (CAPER) focuses on research that seeks to understand and treat addictive behaviors and their co-occurring psychological conditions. CAPER is comprised of a multidisciplinary team with...

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