Professor Emily Kroska Answers Questions on COVID-19 and Mental Health
April 09, 2020Professor Emily Kroska sat down with The Gazette's Vanessa Miller to discuss the mental health aspect of the virus. Read the full article here
Our Collective Brains Awarded 2019-20 Diversity Catalyst Award
March 24, 2020Our Collective Brains — a program created in Psychological and Brain Sciences and organized by graduate students Mary Aldugom and Tobin Dykstra — has been selected...
Professor Michelle Voss named a CLAS Dean’s Scholar
March 23, 2020Congratulations to Michelle Voss on her selection as one of four 2020–2022 Dean’s Scholars in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. This award recognizes...
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.