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PHOTO: Matt BestHillcrest Scholar does research at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy

October 19, 2017

Junior psychology major Matthew Best joined the largest U.S.-based psychology research team ever assembled to study the mental traits and personality characteristics of the nation’s most elite soccer players.

PHOTO: AmericorpsPsychology alumni serve with AmeriCorps

October 3, 2017

Two psychology alumni solidified their ambitions to serve communities in need after graduation, landing positions with AmeriCorps.

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Psychology students participate in Day with the Dukes

September 26, 2017

James Madison student-athletes and psychology students welcomed the athletes from Special Olympics Virginia for the 11th annual Day with the Dukes presented by Martin's Foods, a special day in Godwin Hall and Bridgeforth Stadium filled with fun and sports.

PHOTO: Jamie KurtzAvoiding the travelers' blues

June 28, 2017

Oxford University Press has published Jamie Kurtz's book - "The Happy Traveler: Unpacking the Secrets of Better Vacations". The book offers tips for making vacations more fun, meaningful and engaging.

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Welcome to the James Madison University Department of Psychology. The mission of our department is to educate students in, and contribute to, the science of psychology. More >

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