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Psychology Colloquium

Eyewitness Identification and Confidence Neil Brewer is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Flinders University and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He is the current Editor-in-Chief...[more]



Ann Laws:                  Excellence in Departmental Service             Ann Schmidt:...[more]

Category: Department News

2014 Campbell/Borgen Award

Congratulations to the 2014 Campbell/Borgen Graduate Foreign Travel Award winners. The Campbell/Borgen Fund is designed to facilitate the early professional international experiences of ISU psychology graduate students by...[more]

Category: Department


Psychology students put classroom learning into action with homeless youth

Volunteerism is a hallmark of Iowa State University student organizations, and one ISU group has been finding success assisting a particularly vulnerable population: homeless children. Each spring semester since 2010, Iowa State...[more]

Category: In the News

Stress and False Confessions

Stephanie Madon and Max Guyll featured in the Iowa State News. AMES, Iowa – Imagine if you were wrongly accused of a crime. Would you be stressed? Anyone would be, but Iowa State University researchers found the innocent...[more]

Category: In the News


Meet Veronica Dark, Faculty Senate president

Veronica Dark is highlighted in the latest issue of Inside Update.  She states that she will rely on experience during her tenure as senate president, including work on best practices and guidelines for position...[more]

Category: In the News

Psychology Club Picnic

FREE FOOD and GAMES! Sept 8th, 2013 5pm to 7pm Brookside Park (Hickory Shelter) No membership required, all psychology majors and minors invited! Great opportunity to meet other psychology  major, minors, and...[more]

Category: Events