Welcome to the Department of Psychology at Colorado State University.  As a contemporary science and applied profession, psychology represents a rational and systematic attempt to understand human behavior by studying the processes of development, perception, learning, motivation and thinking, and the relationship of these processes both to the physiological and social functioning of humans. As a psychology student you will study a broad coverage of the discipline, have the opportunity to utilize technologies and tools for research, and prepare for a graduate education or diverse career path all under the supervision of field leaders.

Department News

College of Natural Sciences celebrates 50 years

The college was created in 1968, but its departments and disciplines have a long and rich history on CSU’s campus.

Summertime Standout: Meghan Casey

CSU psychology major Meghan Casey is building the foundations for a successful career that blends pediatric medicine with educational entertainment.

Psychology Professor Silvia Canetto’s research on suicide featured by American Psychological Association

Canetto’s research was featured in an APA article on the cultural specificity of suicidal behavior.

For American Indian youth, risk is higher for alcohol, drug use, say CSU researchers

A study published in JAMA Network Open reported results from a 2016-17 survey of about 1,660 students at 31 schools.

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Behavioral Sciences Office 201

Mailing Address

The Department of Psychology
1876 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1876

Phone

(970) 491-6363

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