Brian Rabinovitz is a neuroscientist who focuses on how the brain processes music. His specialty is memory, what makes us remember songs and what makes some songs impossible to forget.
Synapses features major news stories about the Psychology Department.
William & Mary’s Department of Psychology has officially changed its name to the Department of Psychological Sciences. The new name is just catching up with the volume of rigorous, scientific research that faculty and students are already doing.
Johnnetta B. Cole, renowned educator and former director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will speak at William & Mary’s 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration.
The new W&M Institute for Research on the Suicide of Gifted Students aims to answer that question.
Natoya Haskins will become co-director of the William & Mary Undergraduate Research Experience program in July.
Twitter may be quicker, but when it comes to matters of utmost international importance, W&M Government Professor Marcus Holmes says nothing can beat good old-fashioned face-to-face interaction between world leaders.
Graduation photos from the 2017 Psychology Department Diploma Ceremony.
The Global Education Office has been trying to increase the number and diversity of students studying abroad.
William & Mary is offering a new, summer bridge program for neurodiverse freshmen and transfer students.
Two Arts & Sciences faculty members were recently recognized for their service to their colleagues and the College.
The pursuit of education has taken QuynhNhu Phan '17 around the world.
Anne Charity Hudley is one of the authors of "The Indispensable Guide," along with Cheryl Dickter and Hannah Franz.
Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 14, 2017. The ceremony begins at 1:30pm in Phi Beta Kappa Hall. See you there!
On Saturday, 239 students and community members gathered at the William & Mary Recreation Center for the second annual Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide awareness.
Twenty talented and trailblazing professors from William & Mary have been selected to receive the 2017 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Participation in the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative will open new opportunities for William & Mary’s neuroscientists.
After a 40-year career with the Psychology Department at the College of William & Mary, Professor Nezlek begins his retirement journey.
A new educational studies minor will offer students with various majors a taste of educational research, theory and policy.
William McIntosh is living a dream as a science fiction author, spending his days writing, revising and brainstorming new ideas for his stories — some of which may soon be on television.
Psychology Professor Peter Vishton delivered the lecture, titled “The Illusion of Control: Understanding and Getting More out of Your Unconscious Mind,” on March 22 to a large crowd in ISC 3.
The Psychology department is hosting a colloquium by W&M alum Dr. Kris Preacher, Professor and Associate Chair of Psychology at Vanderbilt, on March 20, from noon-1pm in Tidewater B, Sadler Center.
William & Mary students and faculty now have the opportunity to get one step closer to earning a private pilot certificate by attending the on-campus ground school taught by a Federal Aviation Administration-certified flight instructor.
Celebrating 22 years of undergraduate research in the sciences and mathematics, the Charles Center's annual Science Symposium was held on Friday, February 24, 2017 in the Sadler Center.
Join us and our National Walk Sponsor Aerie for the Williamsburg, VA NEDA Walk at the College of William and Mary on Sunday, April 2, 2017!
The lecture, sponsored each semester by Carl and Martha Tack, will be held March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Integrated Science Center (ISC).
Students are exploring business ideas, collaborating and benefiting from the help of faculty and professionals as the new semester started with the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center up and running.
The Daily Work of Justice series aims to explore social justice issues by having people share their lived experiences
Recent research from psychology Professor John Nezlek found that practicing gratitude can lead to less stress and increased happiness.
Neill P. Watson III, 69, professor emeritus of psychology at the College of William & Mary and faculty member for 32 years, died on Nov. 10, 2016, after a short illness.
WMSURE’s Autumn Blast Research, a day-long seminar designed to teach current high school students about W&M’s unique undergraduate research opportunities, took place Oct. 23.
A W&M assistant professor of psychology and undergraduate student are conducting a study that aims to find out why some people are more likely to develop fears through observation.
Brianna Little '17 wins $3,500 prize to be used to have her work published.
Come learn about the key similarities and differences between these two degrees. Monday, October 24, 2016, 5:30-7:00pm. Blow Hall, Room 331.
A documentary film by Photojournalist Dan Habib. October 21, 2016, 6:00-8:00pm, Dogwood Room, School of Education
Q&A with Kate Harrigan
Philosophy Professor Paul Davies and Associate Professor Matthew Haug both call on neuroscience and social science in their arguments. Now they are hoping to team up.
Work is still going on, but the third phase of William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center will be open when classes start. (With one exception.)
A new study by psychology professor Todd Thrash finds that inspiration spreads from writer to reader.
The new 113,000-square-foot ISC 3 is scheduled to be fully on line in fall.
Psychology Professor Harvey Langholtz discussed the role of police in a society transitioning from war to stability with the officers, who are in training with Cameroon’s International School for Security Forces.
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