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PHOTO: Robyn Kondrad#CHBSFacultyFocus on Robyn Kondrad

January 23, 2019

Meet psychology faculty - Robyn Kondrad. "My favorite part about teaching is obviously interacting with students but in particular I really like when I get to introduce them to a topic that they might think that they know something about but it turns out that they learn some surprising things."

PHOTO: Book cover#CHBSFacultyFocus on Sri Upadhyay

January 22, 2019

Meet psychology faculty - Sri Upadhyay. "I would like my students to be critically aware consumers of information. I want them to be questioning every source that they are reading something from including myself and including a textbook. I think in this age of fake news we are seeing a lot of misleading science."

PHOTO:JMU students in photo boothReal Talk: Relationships event

December 10, 2018

With the holiday season approaching, finals drawing near, and roommate tensions on the rise, the Psychology Learning Community (PLC) hosted Real Talk: Relationships as part of their Introductory Psychology course.

PHOTO: Evolution graphicJMU alumna assists with groundbreaking human behavior database

November 5, 2018

For JMU alumna Olivia Jewell (í16), one statement from professor Melanie Shoup-Knox in her first biopsychology class caught her attention and lead her on a path toward a successful career.

PHOTO: Jessica IronsJessica Irons receives Ford Award

October 29, 2018

Jessica Irons, the 2018 recipient of the Ford Faculty Endowment award, is the first psychology professor to receive this award

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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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