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.
A new study shows that the ‘cone of uncertainty’ graphic is often misinterpreted and that there are better ways to inform the public about hurricanes.
Professor of Psychology Silvia Sara Canetto researches patterns and meanings of suicide by culture, trying to make sense of the variability in women’s and men’s suicide mortality around the world.
Andrew Huebert, a graduate student studying cognitive psychology at Colorado State University, was selected as a recipient of the 2020 Psychonomic Society’s Graduate Travel Award.