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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

PHOTO: Shanelle BaileyStudent interview series - #CHBSChats with Shanelle Bailey

October 24, 2018

Shanelle has truly made the most of her time at JMU - from studying abroad to double majoring in psychology and justice studies. She even finds time for a campus job! 

PHOTO: Book coverPsychology professor contributes to report

Oct. 17, 2018

David B. Daniel was one of 15 selected to conduct National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Study. The consensus study report 'How People Learn II' shows that learning is a complex and active process that occurs throughout the life span.

PHOTO:Festival conference centerPsychology professor hosts parent conference

October 16, 2018

On September 22, the psychology department hosted a one-day educational and personal development conference on parenting for the Harrisonburg community.

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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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