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Steven Maier
Thursday, November 5, 2015
7:00 PM

Professor of psychology and neuroscience, Steven Maier, will discuss his recent research as part of the J.R. Kantor lectureship through the Psychology Department.

Posted Date: August 24, 2015
Thursday, December 10, 2015
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Students in 200-Level Research Courses Share Their Work

Posted Date: December 14, 2015
Denison students in Newark

Denison students from Professor Dave Przybyla's psychology classes suggest ways to get their peers downtown.

Posted Date: August 24, 2015
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Dr. Maureen A. Craig (Ohio State University) will present new research about living in a “majority-minority” nation.

Posted Date: September 1, 2015
David Williams

University of Rochester Professor David Williams '75 was awarded $500K t research optics of the human eye.

Posted Date: August 19, 2015

Psychology major and member of the Denison golf team, Jonathan Taylor '17 recently played at the world-class Whistling Straits golf course along Lake Michigan.

Posted Date: August 17, 2015
Michael Vawter '14

Psychology major Michael Vawter '14 is taking his Robot Academy to a new level.

Posted Date: July 23, 2015
Senior Research Presentations
Thursday, April 23, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Four students will present the results of their year-long, empirical research projects in psychological science.

Posted Date: April 23, 2015

Kristina Keidel ’17 a psychology and communication double major, and the president of the college’s Active Minds chapter,was recently selected as a member of the National Active Minds Student Advisory Committee.

Posted Date: April 8, 2015
Pediatric Psychology
Thursday, April 2, 2015
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM

Dr. Catherine Butz, a clinical psychologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will introduce the field of pediatric psychology and describe her work as a pediatric neuropsychologist in a hospital setting.

Posted Date: March 20, 2015
Child Anxiety
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM

Anxiety and depressive disorders are among the most common psychiatric problems experienced by youths. Dr. Mackinaw-Koons will review these disorders and describe evidenced-based psychosocial treatments.

Posted Date: March 20, 2015
Sydni Harmon ’17

Acceptance to a prestigious undergraduate fellows program marks the beginning of a career in higher education for Sydni Harmon ’17.

Posted Date: March 9, 2015

Tania Alvarez, a psychology major and member of the Denison class of 2000, was recently awarded the Outstanding Advising in Advising Primary Role for the Mid-Atlantic region.

Posted Date: March 3, 2015
Jordan Holmes

Psychology major Jordan Holmes '17, is a standout on the Denison Women's Basketball Team.

Posted Date: February 5, 2015


Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.

Posted Date: December 3, 2014
Reconsidering Milgram
Monday, November 17, 2014
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Dr. Jill Morawski (Wesleyan University) will present "Reflexivity in Psychology: Reconsidering Milgram's Obedience Studies" on Monday, November 17, 2014 in the Burton-Morgan Lecture Hall.

Posted Date: November 14, 2014
Monday, October 13, 2014
7:00 AM

Denison University’s Department of Psychology welcomes Inger Lerstrup presenting a lecture, “Forest as Classroom,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13.

Posted Date: October 6, 2014
Kantor Series

The Kantor Lecture Series welcomes Eugene Borgida, professor of psychology and law at the University of Minnesota to present two lectures.

Posted Date: March 28, 2014
2013 Brain Bee
Brain Bee
Saturday, February 1, 2014
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The brain is a fascinating organ,” says Nestor Matthews, associate professor of psychology. “It’s worth a lifetime of study.”

Posted Date: January 17, 2014


"Beyond nature versus nurture: Changing views of infant language development"
Kantor Series
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
7:30 PM

“Beyond nature versus nurture: Changing views of infant language development” presented by Jenny Saffran (Professor of Psychology at University of Wisconsin-Madison) on Sept. 25.

Posted Date: September 4, 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013
4:30 PM

“Sounds and Meanings Working Together: Word learning as a collaborative effort” presented by Jenny Saffran (Professor of Psychology at University of Wisconsin-Madison) on Sept. 26.

Posted Date: September 4, 2013


Kantor Series
Thursday, February 2, 2012 to Friday, February 3, 2012

Theory of Perception-Action for All Organisms: What Kind of Science Does it Entail?

Posted Date: January 20, 2012


Kantor Series
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 to Thursday, April 8, 2010

Paul Rozin, Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, will give two lectures

Posted Date: March 31, 2010