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Seeding your Future Workshops

Do you know any middle-school-aged girls interested in learning about science? If so, take a look at Shepherd’s “Seeding Your Future” workshops taking place on Saturday, September 22nd

There’s a list of workshops on their website. Three will be presented by Psychology faculty:
Dr. Lindsey LevitanThinking outside the box: odd and unexpected mental processes
Dr. Heidi DobishThe Eyes: a pathway to your soul or your brain?
Dr. Chris LovelaceI See What You’re Saying: Sight and Hearing in the Brain

And did I mention it’s free? Visit their website for more information. Use the pull-down menu at the top right to see the list of workshops and to register. The deadline to register is September 7th.

Student Research published

Recent Psychology graduate Rachel DiLima recently saw the writeup of her Senior Thesis research, Risky Behavior: The Roles of Depression, Openness to Experience, and Coping, published in Shepherd’s online journal for undergraduate research, SPARKS.

Congratulations, Rachel!

Study Abroad 2019

Once again, the Department of Psychology is sponsoring an academic study tour to London and Paris to take place in May, 2019. Visit our Study Abroad page for more information. Students wishing to receive credit as part of the trip should plan on enrolling in Dr. Lovelace’s section of PSYC 420 History & Systems of Psychology in spring, 2019.

Contact Dr. Chris Lovelace for more information.

Student in the White Hall computer lab.

The Psychology Department Mission:

In conjunction with the missions of Shepherd University and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Department of Psychology facilitates student learning of core psychological knowledge, skills, and values and supports students’ career aspirations and academic goals through quality teaching, mentoring, and advising. Through service and research, the department encourages meaningful faculty and student participation in the community. The department accepts that psychology is an objective natural science. We apply the University’s core values in the work of the department and abide by the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct.

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