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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Department News

Doctoral students earn Philanthropic Educational Organization Scholarships

Two Colorado State University Rams are among a select group of 100 doctoral students in the U.S. and Canada to receive significant scholarship awards from a leading organization dedicated to supporting scholarship and research for women.

Associate Professor Jennifer Harman receives national award for new paper

A new research paper authored by Jennifer Harman, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Colorado State University, has received the Ned Holstein Shared Parenting Research award from the National Parents Organization.  

CREWS Peer Education, CSU Health Network win Best Practices in College Health award

A national organization dedicated to student health and wellness recently celebrated Colorado State University for an innovative peer education group that helps students make safer, healthier decisions about alcohol, sexual health and nicotine.

Virtual reality for senior citizens may offer path to access benefits of nature

A team of CSU researchers is working to better understand the potential health benefits of virtual reality for senior citizens, and how a carefully crafted VR environment could be leveraged instead of the real thing to help lower stress and improve cognitive ability.

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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