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Susan Cross selected as chair of psychology department

Professor Susan Cross was selected as the chair of Iowa State University's Department of Psychology, effective July 1, 2018. Cross earned her Ph.D. from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1990 and arrived at Iowa State in...[more]

Category: Department News


Invited Speaker Dr. Dan McAdams to Visit ISU on November 17

Dr. Dan McAdams will be visiting the ISU Department of Psychology on November 17 as a GSSP Invited Speaker.  His talk is entitled, "Authoring a Life:  Narrative Identity, Redemption, and the Strange Case of Donald...[more]

Category: Events

Research in Psychology & Law

The Psychology and Law Research Group, which consists of faculty from the Cognitive and Social areas, now has a dedicated website!   The Psychology and Law research group at Iowa State University studies a variety of...[more]

Category: Department News


Pitfalls of Popularizing New Science

Marcus Crede's meta-analysis research on personal characteristics and achievement, featured in Septembers 2017 Journal or Psychology "Much ado about grit: A meta-analytic synthesis of the grit literature" is...[more]

Category: In the News

Psychology Colloquium - Dr. Ryan Fitzgerald

"What is the Recipe for a a Good Lineup"  Dr. Ryan FitzgeraldUniversity of PortsmouthPortsmouth, England Dr. Fitzgerald's talk is part of the Psychology/Law visiting speaker series in the Psychology Department....[more]


Doug Gentile to speak at Digital Literacy Conference

Doug Gentile's pioneering research on media effects featured in this months link publication, "Addressing the Global Media Effect." The article tells about Gentile’s international collaborative work on screen...[more]

Category: In the News

Gary Wells Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

The APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award recognizes APS Members for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the area of applied psychological research. Recipients research addresses a critical problem in society at...[more]

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