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JMU Peer Advisors2016 Psychology Student Symposium & Winners

April 28, 2016

The 2016 Psychology Student Symposium included two sessions for posters and a session for oral presentations.  In total, the event included over 90 posters and 3 oral presentations.

PHOTO: Backpack displayStudent Org Hosts Suicide Awareness Event

April 25, 2016

Send Silence Packing tours college campuses each year to promote suicide awareness, including a stop at JMU this year. JMUís chapter of Active Minds will be hosting the display on Monday, April 25, in front of Madison Union.

PHOTO: JMU studentsFace Processing Study Could Contribute to Future Autism Research

April 6, 2016

Using cutting edge eye-tracking technology, the cognitive development lab at JMU is working on an infant development study that could determine early signs of autism spectrum disorder.

PHOTO:JMU studentsMaking Madison Matter with Cultural and Racial Diversity Studies Lab

April 4, 2016

At James Madison University, the Cultural and Racial Diversity Studies (CARDS) Lab, whose principal investigator is Dr. Matthew Lee, from the Department of Psychology, led an initiative dedicated to uncovering our campus climate.

PHOTO:ActigraphStudying Sleeping to Improve Lives

March 18, 2016

Dr. Jeff Dyche, Director of the Psychological Sciences program at JMU and a former research psychologist for the Navy, was recently contacted by a former colleague, Lieutenant Colonel (Dr.) Candy Wilson, to conduct research for the Geneva Foundation. This nonprofit organization funds research to improve the lives of servicemen and women.

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Department Head

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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