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.
Rachel Brenner is developing specific interventions that center mindfulness and self-compassion to reduce barriers to seeking mental health support and the impacts of LGBTQIA+ discrimination.
Psychology researcher finds a popular claim that parental alienation is frequently used to ignore abuse and gain child custody is unfounded.
Psychology researchers have published a new set of experiments underscoring what they call the ‘gun embodiment effect.’
Silvia Canetto is most well-known for her research on the gender paradox of suicide, listen to this podcast where she discusses her research.