The faculty in psychology recognize that a major component of their work is the generation of new knowledge through scholarly research. Research in psychology covers a broad range of specific questions and levels of analysis.
The department provides laboratory resources to facilitate faculty and student research. These resources include specialized areas for working with children and their parents, controlled environmental areas for human subjects research, computer support through multiple platforms for data collection and analysis, and federally certified facilities for the care and use of laboratory animals.
More information about the research being conducted in psychology can be found on the department's Research Areas page.