Synapses: News Stories about the Department

 Synapses features major news stories about the Psychology Department.

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Fear factor

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.

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Integrated Science Center: Phase 3 set to stun

ISC 3 came on line for the beginning of the semester and was dedicated at a Sept. 22 ceremony held in conjunction with the fall meeting of the university’s Board of Visitors.

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When dark moments strike bright minds

College students in the United States are struggling more than ever, but for this community, William & Mary has a plan.

Professor Larry Ventis retires

After a 47-year career with the Psychology Department at the College of William & Mary, Professor begins his retirement journey.

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2016 Graduation Photos

Graduation photos from this year's Psychology Department Diploma Ceremony.

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Is inspiration contagious?

A new study by psychology professor Todd Thrash finds that inspiration spreads from writer to reader.

W&M visited by 27 UN peacekeepers from Africa

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.

W&M announces 2016 Plumeri Award recipients

From a globally recognized leader in international criminal law and a leading linguistic scholar to a widely published neuroscientist, the 2016 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence will be bestowed to 20 talented and visionary professors across William & Mary's campus.

Robison at W&M: Advocating for neurodiversity

John Elder Robison’s individual trek to William and Mary as scholar-in-residence leading neurodiveristy initiatives may have started with his birth as an autistic some 50 years ago. The route taken connects across centuries.

Overrides and Waiting Lists

Connect to the Psychology Department Practice concerning Overrides and Waiting Lists for classes

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WMADELAIDE

College of William & Mary's Summer Study Abroad Program to Adelaide, Australia

Psychology Diploma Ceremony

The ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in Phi Beta Kappa Hall. For more details, please visit the link above.