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...
Dr. Kai Hwang awarded a 5-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health
March 17, 2020Dr. Kai Hwang, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, has received a 5-year $2.2 million...
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.
New Research Suggests A Single Sweaty Workout May Boost Some People’s Memory
New research suggest that for some older people the brain boosts from exercise can be almost immediate.
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.