Research 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.
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.