Shana Harris awarded 2021 WIN Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Advocacy (IDEA) Award
October 25, 2021Clinical Science graduate student Shana Harris was recently awarded the2021 WIN Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Advocacy (IDEA) Award! The Women In...
Professor Kim Johnson wins prestigious award
September 28, 2021The department is honored to announce that Professor Kim Johnson was awarded the 2021 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research by the Council on Hypertension of...
Ruthina Malone recipient of the David J. Skorton Staff Excellence Award in Service
September 08, 2021Ruthina Malone has been selected this year as one of the two recipients of the David J. Skorton Staff Excellence Award in Service to the University of Iowa. This is...
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.
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
PBS Researchers Make Unexpected Discovery About Quiet Sleep in Human Infants
The new study sheds light on the coordination that takes place between infants’ brains and bodies as they sleep.
Krista Wahlstrom Explores Amygdala's Role in Storage of Spatial Memories
Krista Wahlstrom, a doctoral candidate in Psychological and Brain Sciences, seeks to better understand how we remember what we learn.
Learning@Iowa Project Aims to Support Student Learning
Dr. Shaun Vecera will lead a P3 funded project to integrate empirically proven learning methods from cognitive science across into classes and student-serving units across campus.
Researchers Studying Long-Term Effects Of COVID-19 In Latino Communities
Miriam Velez-Bermudez, a PhD student in Psychological and Brain Sciences, along with Crystal Garcia in the College of Public Health, examine how COVID-19 has affected the Latino Community.