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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.

PHOTO: Allison Brandmark

Psychology student shares her research experiences

October 30, 2017

Allison Brandmark had the opportunity to do research with the  Alvin V. Baird Attention and Learning Disabilities Center during her time in the psychology program.

PHOTO: Alec SlimanStudent interview series - #CHBSChats with Alec Sliman

October 26, 2017

Learn more about the peer advising program in this chat with Alec Sliman. "Psychology peer advising has been a great tool and experience for me to become more successful in not just my JMU career, but in life."

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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Welcome from the Department Head

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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