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PHOTO: Amanda ThompsonStudent interview series - #CHBSChats with Amanda Thompson

December 7, 2017

Amanda is a senior psychology major. Learn more about her field placement experience at Western State Hospital.

PHOTO: Amanda PowellPsychology student wins research award

November 28, 2017

Senior psychology major Amanda Powell not only attended the Society for Police & Criminal Psychology conference in September, she walked away with the Michael Serafino award for best undergraduate poster.

PHOTO: Research teamGroundbreaking suicide research

November 28, 2017

Three JMU researchers have launched a groundbreaking study that will look at suicidality from a new perspective, extending limited literature on the topic and reducing stigma in the process.

PHOTO: APA SummitFaculty participate in summit on high school psychology education

November 27, 2017

Suzanne Baker and Krisztina Jakobsen were among 70 high school, community college, and undergraduate psychology teachers selected to participate in the American Psychological Association (APA) Summit on High School Psychology Education

PHOTO: Ashley RiningerStudent interview series - #CHBSChats with Ashley Rininger

November 8, 2017

Ashley is a peer advisor, a teaching assistant, a research assistant, and a coordinator for JMU's Alternative Break Program. Read about how the psychology major has allowed her to personalize her academic experience.

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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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