- Do videogames teach people to be aggressive?
- How can eyewitness accuracy be improved?
- Why do people make false confessions?
- How do you learn a new language?
- What do brainwaves tell us about thinking and feeling?
Intrigued? Psychology addresses all of the above and each of these questions is being scientifically investigated in our department. Such research is particularly important in today's world where technological progress seems to have out-distanced knowledge of human behavior. Psychology majors can serve as research assistants to help faculty determine the answers.
Opportunities in Psychology
Volunteer/internship practica, research assistantships, an annual poster competition, and involvement with Psych Club and Psi Chi are encouraged activities which you can learn more about by clicking here.
Careers in Psychology
Contacts in Psychology
Students in Psychology
Current psych majors are doing some very amazing things! Check out the most recent Student Spotlight to see what just one student has accomplished as an ISU Psych major.
Sarah Norris' advice to other psych students is to" get involved in a research lab early! It's great experience and you have the opportunity to develop meaningful relationships with faculty...."