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  • Psychology
  • Psychology

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  • Psychology

    Psychology is an interesting and practical major that provides an understanding of people’s behavior and thought processes. Psychologists uncover the links between biological processes, environmental influences and human behavior. Because psychological principles help to explain a wide range of behaviors, students are prepared for a variety of careers. MSUM’s psychology faculty are knowledgeable and student-focused, and our well-equipped facilities are designed for student research.

    Students begin with an introductory-level series of courses, followed by courses in statistics and research methods. Students may specialize in areas emphasizing graduate school preparation or for work in the profession by taking upper-level courses in learning, personality, cognitive psychology, abnormal psychology, clinical psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, physiological psychology, or the psychology of women.

    An important quality of MSUM’s psychology program is the science/research orientation built into the curriculum. Students work closely with faculty on research projects in their rea of specialty, and the department houses psychology labs of exceptional sophistication for a university its size. Eight labs provide opportunities for students to carry out experiments in many specialty areas, including infant perception in our child development lab or body image perception in our social psychology lab.

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  • Lisa Stewart, School Psychology, presents to Title I teachers at ND statewide conference

    Dr. Lisa Stewart presented two sessions at the ND Department of Public Instruction Fall Conference October 8-10, 2014 in Bismarck. Her sessions were titled “Using iPad Apps in Interventions” and “Strengthening Language and Literacy: Hands On Activities”. Over 900 teachers attended the conference from across the state.

    Psychology Club Meeting this Thursday, September 18th at 6:00pm!

    Psychology Club is having their FIRST Psychology Club meeting of the fall this Thursday, September 18th at 6:00pm in CMU 214! Come join us for games,  treats, and socializing! We will discuss what Psychology Club does  (including how you can join Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in  Psychology), talk about the Red River Psychology Conference in [...]

    Psychology Department launches online journal

    The Psychology Department launches an online journal The Red River Psychology Journal. The RRPJ publishes the research of our undergraduates, and provides students the chance to take part in the peer review process as student editors. The RRPJ also provides department updates for our students and alumni.

    Lisa Stewart, School Psychology, publishes chapter in Best Practices in School Psychology

    Dr. Lisa Stewart published the chapter, “Best Practices in Developing Academic Local Norms” in the most recent edition of the National Association of School Psychology Best Practices in School Psychology. The Best Practices resource is a staple in graduate programs across the country and the new edition was released August 2014.

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  • Central District Conference 2/5/2015 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:30 PM - Nemzek NZ 0107 - HPE Conference Room

    Central District Conference 2/6/2015 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:30 PM - Nemzek NZ 0104 Classroom

    Central District Conference 2/6/2015 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:30 PM - Nemzek NZ 0113 North Gym

    Central District Conference 2/6/2015 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:30 PM - Nemzek NZ 0107 - HPE Conference Room

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