Professor Isaac Petersen awarded a five-year NIH grant
June 30, 2020Dr. Isaac Petersen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, has received a five-year $2.1M...
Professor Jan Wessel awarded a five-year NIH grant
June 30, 2020Dr. Jan Wessel, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, the Department of Neurology, and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, has...
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
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.