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.
Design and execute an original research project related to creativity—those ideas that are original, useful, and surprising—in the many contexts in which they can be defined.
An introduction to the study of close relationships, including topics such as interpersonal attraction, love and romance, sexuality, relationship development and therapeutic interventions.
Development of Non-Verbal Communication
Examine how infants learn to communicate through gestures, body language, and preverbal vocalizations, and how nonverbal communication develops through childhood and adulthood.
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.