Psychology is concerned with the scientific study of human behavior and consciousness, and the applications of these findings to the areas of home, school work, and social relations. It covers topics such as learning, cognition, motivation, personality, psychophysiology, sexuality, group processes, cultural factors, and abnormal behavior. Psychology is an area for students interested in learning about the behavior of humans and other organisms.

 

the deadline for application to any of our graduate programs has been extended until FEBRUARY 3, 2014!

Congratulations to Psychology Department Chair, Dr. Constance Jones, for being selected as a 2013 Gerentological Society of America fellow!  Read more here: http://www.fresnostatenews.com/2013/07/psychology-chair-named-national-fellow/ 

Congratulations to Drs. Paul Price & Andrew Smith (alumnus, B.A. in Psychology '03; now Assistant Professor at Appalachian State University in North Carolina) for their receipt of a $120,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's program in Decision, Risk, & Management Sciences!

Congratulations to Drs. Marilyn Wilson & Hong Ni
for their receipt of a $1.1 million grant
from the U.S. Department of Education/Office of Special Education!

  

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