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Welcome to the Department of Psychology

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Latest News & Announcements

Three Illinois professors (2 Psychology professors) elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2015

Three University of Illinois professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the longest-standing honorary societie...

Beckman Institute Director and Psychology Professor Art Kramer Quoted in an article in the Washington Post about How Fencing Can Help the Aging Mind

Posted on Thu, 16 Apr 2015

Beckman Institute Director Art Kramer is quoted in an article in the Washington Post about how fencing, which requires learning a variety of complex ...

Eva Telzer and Team Challenge Traditional Notions about the Role of the Amygdala

Posted on Thu, 16 Apr 2015

University of Illinois psychology professor Eva Telzer and her colleagues found that children’s brain responses to opposite-sex faces differ as they ...

Brent W Roberts has been selected for Champaign Award

Posted on Wed, 18 Mar 2015

Brent W Roberts has been selected for the 2015 Best of Champaign Awards for Professional Standards Review. For details and more information please v...

Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student Award

Posted on Thu, 12 Mar 2015

The recipient of this year's Psychology Department award for "Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student" is Jorge (Ivan) Hernandez. Ivan was selec...

Department Spotlight

Prof. Neal cohen
Neal Cohen

Prof. Cohen currently serves as the founding director of the Center for Nutrition, Learning and Memory (CNLM, a partnership with Abbott Nutrition) and leads both the Neuroscience Program (NSP) and the Center for Lifelong Improvement of Minds and Brains (CLIMB) at the U of I.

From the Department Head

Thank you for your interest in the Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For more than 100 years, the Psychology Department has been on the "cutting edge" of knowledge in the field. From its inception, the department has distinguished itself with outstanding faculty, innovative research programs, an exceptional staff, and the best and brightest students...

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