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Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Psychology majors investigate emotion, cognition, interpersonal relationships and a range of other phenomena that affect who we are and how we interact with the world.

Department News

Dr. Craig Kinsley and 14 student researchers, published “The Mother as Hunter: Significant Reduction in Foraging Costs through Enhancements of Predation in Maternal Rats” in the journal Hormones and Behavior.


Lauren Oddo, '15, Leah Doghramji, '15, and Caroline Smith, '15, along with their faculty mentor Dr. Laura Knouse, presented their research at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference in November 2014.

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Mailing address:
Department of Psychology
Richmond Hall
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, Virginia 23173
Phone: (804) 289-8123
Fax: (804) 287-1905

Chair: Beth Crawford

Administrative Coordinator: Karyn Kuhn