Dr. Emily Kroska receives grant from the Veterans Administration
August 05, 2020Dr. Emily Kroska, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, has received a grant from the Veterans Rural Health Resource...
Graduate Student Miriam Vélez-Bermúdez Receives NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
August 03, 2020The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences is pleased to announce that Miriam Vélez-Bermúdez has been awarded a National Research Service Award (NRSA) from...
Graduate Student Brett Bahle Named Co-Recipient of the 2020 D.C. Spriestersbach Distinguished Dissertation Prize in the Social Sciences
July 15, 2020The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is delighted to announce that Brett Bahle is the co-recipient of the 2020 D.C. Spriestersbach Distinguished...
Profiles & Research
The department's commitment to research excellence is matched by a commitment to providing outstanding training in psychology for both undergraduate and graduate students. Please explore the research and student profiles listed below.
Bernardo Pohl Duarte strives to understand the origins of prejudice and bias in people
Bernardo Pohl Duarte, a senior studying psychology, examines people's inherent prejudicial attitudes and hopes to one day determine how those biases can be reduced.
UI Study Examines How Children Learn Words
Dr. Bob McMurray's "Growing Words" project looks at how children process words and how it affects learning to read and language throughout life
UI professor generates millions by taking a semester off
Dr. Ryan LaLumiere's professional development assignment allowed him to focus on his research and pursue new funding.