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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.

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Faculty Highlights

  • Knouse and Hickman Published

    Laura Knouse, associate professor of psychology, and Gill Robinson Hickman, leadership studies professor emerita, published When Leaders Face Personal Crisis (Leadership: Research and Practice) through Routledge.

  • Bukach Awarded

    Cindy Bukach, associate professor of psychology, has been awarded a $719,895 grant from the NSF as part of a $2m project entitled, Collaborative Research: Level II Preparing Undergraduates for Research in STEM-related fields Using Electrophysiology.

  • Berry Published

    Jane Berry and colleagues have recently published an article in PLOS ONE: Artificial neural networks reveal individual differences in metacognitive monitoring of memory.

  • Lambert Published

    Dr. Kelly Lambert recently published 'Optimizing brain performance: Identifying mechanisms of adaptive neurobiological plasticity' in ScienceDirect.

  • Burns, Arnold & Bukach Published

    Edwin Burns, Taylor Arnold and Cindy Bukach recently published "P-curving the fusiform face area: Meta-analyses support the expertise hypothesis".

  • Lambert Lab Published

    Dr. Kelly Lambert, Molly Kent and Dylan Vavra recently published "Avoiding Beach’s Boojum Effect: Enhancing bench to bedside translation with field to laboratory considerations in optimal animal models".

  • Lowder in Press Dr. Matthew Lowder recently in press for Processing of self-repairs in stuttered and non-stuttered speech. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.
  • Heroic Leadership Scott Allison, a psychology professor, can discuss the influence and inspiration of astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
  • Allison Published Scott Allison published a new book 'Heroic Humility' about heroes who show great humility & dignity.
  • Lambert Published Article Dr. Kelly Lambert published an article entitled 'Challenges to the parental brain: Neuroethological and translational considerations'.

Psychology Feature Stories

Contact Us

Mailing address:
Department of Psychology
Richmond Hall
114 UR Drive
University of Richmond, Virginia 23173
Phone: (804) 289-8123
Fax: (804) 287-1905

Chair: Scott Allison

Administrative Coordinator: Karyn Kuhn