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.

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Teaching and Mentoring Awards celebrate educators in the College of Natural Sciences

The College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University celebrated excellence in education with the Teaching and Mentoring Awards on Dec. 3. The awards recognized outstanding faculty, staff, and graduate students who foster the learning and discovery in the College.

An understudied form of child abuse and intimate terrorism: parental alienation

Researchers are urging psychological, legal and child custodial disciplines to recognize parental alienation as family violence.

Psychology graduate student receives 2018 Graduate Student Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Pam Lundeberg, a graduate student studying Applied Social Psychology, is the recipient of the 2018 College of Natural Sciences Graduate Student Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.

Dean Jan Nerger takes helm as Council of College of Arts and Sciences board president

Active in the organization for 15 years, Nerger was elected to its board of directors in 2014.

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Behavioral Sciences Office 201

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

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(970) 491-6363

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