Psychology

Amherst faculty approach psychology from multiple angles to better understand human behavior and experience.

Behaviors result from a complex web of interacting influences. Our department takes an interdisciplinary approach, exposing students to the various approaches to psychological research that reveal these complex influences.

Psychology Department

Research Laboratories

The Department of Psychology provides numerous laboratories for studying many aspects of psychology—from physiological psychology and behavioral neuroscience to cognitive psychology, and much more.

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Professional & Summer Opportunities

Learn more about post-grad job opportunities in the field and summer internships for undergraduates, including research assistantships, applied internships and departmental honors research.