Psychology, a discipline of immense breadth and depth, is represented at Rutgers-New Brunswick by faculty noted for research in the areas of behavioral neuroscience, clinical, cognitive, health and social psychology. The mission of the Psychology Department faculty is to combine excellence in scientific research with excellence in teaching our graduate and undergraduate students. The department encourages and enables undergraduate student research with faculty, offers a wide range of courses including an honors research major, and provides opportunities for fieldwork and internship experiences. Doctoral candidates study in a rich environment with accomplished faculty who have received top awards in their fields and national research funding.
About the Psychology Department
New and Noteworthy
It is a pleasure to announce that our graduate student Rebecca Cipollina was awarded the American Psychological Foundation (APF) COGDOP Graduate Student Research Scholarship. She will be using her...
J.P. de Ruiter of Tufts University visits Rutgers to share his knowledge of medical hypocrisy and effectism in cognitive science. Summary of the colloquium: In psychology, our most common way to...
Dr. Tracey Shors; Distinguished Professor and Graduate Vice-Chair of the Psychology Department had her research on PTSD featured in an article in The Washington Post on 10/19/2019. The article...