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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Parental alienation, partner abuse: Two sides of same coin, says CSU social psychologist

A new study is the first to apply interdependence theory to power dynamics in families affected by parental alienation.

No more cone? Psychology researchers offer better tool for visualizing hurricane danger

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.

Study: Men doing more family caregiving could lower their risk of suicide

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.

Psychology graduate student Andrew Huebert wins Psychonomic Society Graduate Travel Award

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.

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