Psychology is the science of mind and behavior. This basic and applied science includes the study of thought, action, and emotion. Psychologists study how people influence and interact with one another, how they develop, and the role that biological mechanisms play in psychological processes.
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James W. Carey Memorial Lecture
This year's speaker is Dr. Kyle Scherr from the Department of Psychology at Central Michigan University. He will be speaking on the topic of arrests, Miranda rights, false confessions, and wrongful convictions on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm. Read the flyer to learn more.
The Psychology Department is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Psychology Research Colloquium
The Psychology Research Colloquium Committee hosts a series of weekly presentations of research in psychological science. GVSU psychology faculty as well as faculty outside the university are invited to present their research. We conclude each semester with Student Presentation Day where GVSU students present the research they have been involved with.
INTERNSHIPS - PSY 490 PRACTICUM
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Poster presented at Midwest/Great Lakes Undergraduate Research Symposium in Neuroscience (mGluRs) at the Ohio State University and the West Michigan Regional Undergraduate Science Conference (WMRUGS) at Van Andel Institute.
Jessica Wheeler, a recent graduate (April 2017) who majored in clinical exercise science and minored in psychology has been awarded a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellowship from the Behavioral Research Program (BRP) within the Division of cancer