Motion Tracking Research imageResearch is an essential part of the Department of Psychology. Currently there are many different kinds of research studies being conducted in our department, on such topics as cognition, social behavior, color perception, spatial relations, and learning and memory.  The advancement of psychology depends on research requiring the participation of investigators, research assistants, and human subjects participants. The Department of Psychology at Colorado State University provides many opportunities for individuals to become involved in the research process.

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New study finds little misuse of parental alienation arguments in child custody cases

Psychology researcher finds a popular claim that parental alienation is frequently used to ignore abuse and gain child custody is unfounded.

Wielding a gun makes a shooter perceive others as wielding a gun, too

Psychology researchers have published a new set of experiments underscoring what they call the ‘gun embodiment effect.’

Podcast: Critical Suicide Theory and Research – From the Gender Paradox to Cultural Scripts

Silvia Canetto is most well-known for her research on the gender paradox of suicide, listen to this podcast where she discusses her research.

Psychology graduate students receive 2020 Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring Award

Julie Prosser and Ashlie Johnson, graduate students studying applied social psychology at Colorado State University, are the recipients of the 2020 College of Natural Sciences Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award.

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

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