Psychology Department

Are you curious about human behavior? Get answers by earning a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree.For prospective graduate students  

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Faculty research interests include human-automation interaction problems, social robotics, visual and auditory perception, attachment theory and close relationships, evolved functions of emotion, social cognition, perceptual and cognitive development, prospective memory, motor learning, unmanned aircraft systems, sexuality and gender, cognitive neuroscience, philosophy of science, analytical and computational modeling techniques to evaluate inferential statistical procedures, and advances in research methods.

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Our graduate program emphasizes development of research expertise in engineering, cognitive, or social psychology. We pride ourselves in the personal attention, collaborative publication, and customized training we offer our graduate students. Alumni of our graduate program are employed in a variety of industry, academic, and government settings including Dell, Microsoft, Boeing, Google, IBM, Lexmark, Pearson Knowledge Technologies, Idaho National Labs, Sandia National Labs, Honeywell, Naval Surface Warfare Center, and the Naval Air Systems Command.