Dr. Ryan LaLumiere Receives 5-year $2.13 Million Grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse
September 30, 2019Dr. Ryan LaLumiere, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, has received a 5-year $2.13 million grant from the National Institute...
UI Researchers Demonstrate Research on Cognitive Functioning in Virtual Reality to Lawmakers
September 26, 2019At the Coalition for Health Funding Public Health Fair, Dr. Jodie Plumert, in collaboration with Dr. Joseph Kearney, showcased their innovative work using virtual...
Professor Bob McMurray Named F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor
June 12, 2019The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is pleased to announce that Bob McMurray has been named an F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor. The F....
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 Explores the Brain's Impact on Heroin Relapse
Dr. Ryan LaLumiere investigates how the brain controls heroin relapse
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.