The Department of Psychology offers a bachelor of arts degree through the College of Science, Technology, and Health. Though psychology is both a behavioral science and a helping profession, most psychologists agree that graduate school is the appropriate site for professional training. As an undergraduate psychology major you will be introduced to the scientific study of basic psychological processes, principles and theories. There will not be an emphasis upon acquiring professional counseling skills.
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Posted January 22, 2015
USM Psychology Dept. Chair, William Gayton, weighs in on the psychological impact on fans of the New England Patriots' "Deflategate" cheating scandal.
Posted October 28, 2014
Dr. Brown has published three recent empirical papers based on research conducted in the Psychology Department Cognitive Lab. The research, using dual-task methodology to uncover interference patterns, was designed to explore the contribution of attentonal resources to time perception. All co-authors are former USM Research Assistants.
Posted July 22, 2014
Dr. Thompson awarded 2014-2015 Provost Research Fellowship. His research project will explore the links between family socioeconomic status and cognitive development.
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