Department of Psychology

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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.


Latest News

Swinging our tassel!  Once again, the Department of Psychology was awarded the “Silver Tassel” Award for most enthusiastic attendance at the first annual College of Science and Mathematics Convocation Ceremony. The Department of Psychology loves to celebrate the accomplishments of our students!

Congratulations to Phil Kimble, on his retirement, after 43 years of service to the Psychology department!  We have all benefited from Phil’s generous and warm presence on campus.  Best of luck in Arizona!

 Congratulations to Dr. Jerry Burger, Psychology department’s Alumnus of the Year 2015.  Learn more about him here:  http://www.scu.edu/cas/psychology/faculty/burger.cfm

View the video created by our General/Experimental graduate students Rachel Radics and Amber Costantino!  This describes Phil Zimbardo's Heroic Imagination Project.

Congratulations to our alumnus Adam Blake, currently a doctoral student at UCLA. Check out his latest publication! 

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Western Psychological Association in Portland, Oregon saw numerous presentations from faculty and students.  The second annual Fresno State Party at the WPA was a rousing success.

 

 

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