Dr. Emily Kroska’s research on coping with COVID highlighted in Forbes
October 21, 2020
Professor Ece Demir-Lira receives a grant from NICHD
September 21, 2020Dr. Ece Demir-Lira, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, has received a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National...
Mark Blumberg receives Senior Investigator Award from ISDP
August 31, 2020The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is pleased to announce that Mark Blumberg, F. Wendell Miller Professor and department chair, has been selected to...
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.
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.