The Psychology Department is organized into six substantive divisions.

Behavioral Neuroscience

Understanding the biological basis of behavior and cognition.


Understanding, prevention, and treatment of psychological disorders as well as promoting mental well-being.


Understanding changes in behavior and cognition over the life-span.

Industrial and Organizational Research

Understanding the organization of social and physical interactions primarily in the workplace.

Perception, Action, Cognition

Understanding the nature of perceptual processes and cognition.


Understanding how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by others.