Dr. Jimmy Dooley receives Career Development Award from Sleep Research Society
December 08, 2021Dr. Jimmy Dooley is a 2022 Award Recipient of a Career Development Award from the Sleep Research Society. Dr. Jimmy Dooley is a 2022 Award Recipient of a Career...
Victor Navarro wins American Psychological Association dissertation award
December 08, 2021Dr. Victor Navarro was just named the winner of the 2022 Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (SEAB) Basic Behavior Analysis Dissertation Award from...
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...
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.
Iowa Psychologist Ed Wasserman Investigates the Origin of Innovation
The study is the latest in Wasserman’s long career investigating the cognitive processes behind animal behavior.
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.