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Faculty publish in JAMA Pediatrics

Douglas Gentile, associate professor of psychology, and Craig Anderson, Distinguished Professor of psychology, did several interviews today about their new study on violent video games and aggression. They talked to reporters...[more]


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]


Iowa State professor expanding access with counseling clinic

AMES, Iowa – Access to affordable mental health services is often a roadblock that prevents people from getting the help they need. In fact, of the 8.9 million adults with a mental illness or substance abuse disorder, nearly 40...[more]


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]


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]


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]


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]