Four projects designed to improve the quality, scope and/or efficiency of programs at William & Mary were made possible this semester with support from the provost's Creative Adaptation Fund.
Synapses features major news stories about the Psychology Department.
Several Psychology students and faculty received awards this spring, and we couldn’t be prouder!
Neurodiversity Class Students Attend Conference at NIH
Five Psychology seniors will be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa on May 9, 2014.
An international leader in the field of neuroscience, one of the country's foremost legal thinkers on children's rights and family law, and an internationally renowned ethnomusicologist whose latest work focuses on the music of Oman are among this year's recipients of the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
Student Spotlight: Hannah Boes
Undergraduate students who had conducted research in the past year presented posters and gave talks at the 20th Annual Science Research Symposium.
Representatives from more than 40 community agencies gathered at William & Mary on Monday to discuss the best practices for supporting pregnant, incarcerated women.
Lauded for mentoring student research, under Dickter’s supervision W&M students are co-authors on 16 papers that have been published or are currently under review.
Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes five exceptional faculty members with the Alumni Fellowship Award.
The second round of Collaborative Grants have been awarded to three teams from William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Kristopher J. Preacher, a W&M Psychology Graduate (MA '98)Received Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contribution to Psychology
Congratulations to Professor Pamela Hunt who has has been named the 2013-2014 President, International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (ISDP).
Nalini Ambady graduated from William & Mary in 1985 with her master's degree and wnt on to become a well-known and successful social psychologist.
The Psychology Department celebrated Homecoming 2013 with a talk given by alumnus Martie G. Haselton, and a wine & cheese reception.
William and Mary Alumnus Martie G. Haselton, Ph.D., professor in the departments of Psychology, Communication Studies, and Institute for Society and Genetics at UCLA, will give a talk at 3:00 PM on Friday, October 25 in Andrews Hall, Room 101.
The William and Mary Psychology Department would like to welcome back Professor Peter Vishton after 3 years working as program director at the National Science Federation in Washington, DC.
Approximately 70 women have received help from the William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project over the last year. The project aims to provide nutritional support and counseling to incarcerated, pregnant women, and its founders are already seeing positive results.
Ten research projects involving faculty at William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School will each receive $10,000 in funding as part of a program to foster collaboration between researchers at the two institutions.
A team of William & Mary researchers have recently published a study exploring the relationship between situational factors and how people perceive homosexual couples.
Hundreds of W&M employees made their way under raincoats and umbrellas to the Commons Dining Hall on Friday for the annual Employee Appreciation Day luncheon.
Despite the foreboding weather forecast for the weekend, the sun shone for over 150 graduates of the Psychology Department who received degrees in Psychology and Interdisciplinary Neuroscience on May 12, 2013.
This year many Psychology faculty and students have been recognized by our department, the College, and the broader academic community by receiving several awards and fellowships. We congratulate them for their dedication and accomplishments!
We would like to congratulate the students graduating from the Psychology Department.
Since 2012, the Neurodiversity Working Group has been working to explore and celebrate the neurological differences in the College's population. Last year, a University Teaching Project grew out of the group, with the aim to focus on the classroom experience for students.
Psychology students, under the direction of Dr. Joe Galano, planted blue pinwheels for child abuse prevention in the garden of the ISC 2.
This spring, the Schroeder Center awarded its first set of Small Grants Program awards to four faculty members for research in health policy. The new program will increase support for faculty-led health policy research projects at William & Mary, an important objective of the Schroeder Center for Health Policy.
Psi Chi inducted 13 people on April 4, 2012 and elected new officers for next year.
On Monday, March 25, a group of students in Professor Michael Tierney’s GOV 325 International Relations course met at the United Nations headquarters in New York for a day of tours and briefings.
While most of us like to think we have a good sense of humor and enjoy the occasional joke, few of us have thought about the functional significance of humor, and its role in our society; that is until they enroll in Professor Larry Ventis's Psychology of Humor class at William & Mary.
Psychology students presented their research at the College of William and Mary's Undergraduate Research Science Symposium and Graduate Research Symposium.
The interest in cross cultural research and service aligns with the College’s strategic goal of increasing emphasis on globalization and internationalization.
Dr. Paul Kieffaber discusses his research interests and current research with his students at the College of William and Mary.
Four of the Psychology Graduate students will present their research March 22-23 at the Sadler Center.
The Reves Center for International Studies has announced its 2013 faculty fellows.
A recent study by William & Mary psychologists tests how people are strongly, unconsciously influenced by someone's appearance.
On February 26 at 2PM in Blow Hall, Room 201, Psychology honors student, Aylin Kaya will present her honors research titled, Perceptions of Criminals as a Function of Race, Stereotypicality, and Media.
Dr. Joanna Schug discusses how she became interested in Psychology and her research interests.
President Barack Obama nominated Mary Jo White ’70 to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, an agency that has an instrumental role in implementing Wall Street reform.
John Nezlek describes his Research Interests in Cross Cultural Psychology
The Psychology Department held a talk and a reception for homecoming on October 26.
Psi Chi inducted 18 people on November 13, 2012.
Dr. Cheryl Dickter discusses her research interests and research with students in the Psychology Department.
Jennifer Poon won the "Outstanding Research Presentation" award the 120th Annual American Psychological Association Convention.
(Video Interview)Dr. Matthew Hilimire discusses his research interests and his plans as a new faculty member at The College of William and Mary.