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Welcome to NDSU Psychology

The NDSU Department of Psychology offers award-winning instruction and world-class research in a variety of areas including health, social, developmental, clinical, and visual & cognitive neuroscience. On our website, you will find just about everything you want to know about our department. Our site has just been rebuilt for ease of navigation, so you should be able to easily find information about our faculty, facilities, undergraduate and
 graduate programs, job openings, and our colloquium series. Of course, you are also welcome to contact us by phone, email, or in person. We'd love to hear from you!

Best regards,

Mark Nawrot, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Psychology



NDSU Psychology News

Psychology student gains great experience through independent research project
November 13, 2017
Anna Montgomery’s love of research started early. She found research papers fascinating in high school and read them in her spare time. That hasn’t changed for Montgomery at NDSU, but now she’s the one doing the research, writing the papers and presenting to experts.
Hilmert Lab awarded $5,000 seed grant
November 10, 2017
Dr. Clayton Hilmert’s lab was awarded a $5,000 seed grant from the NDSU office of Research and Creative Activities to carry out a study on “The Impacts of a Natural Disaster During Pregnancy on Child Development: Following Up with the Children of the 2009 Red River Flood.”

Nostalgia - Its Benefits and Downsides
The Art of Manliness - November 2, 2017
Listen to Dr. Clay Routledge talk about the benefits and downsides of nostalgia on the popular Art of Manliness podcast.

Nostalgia Isn't Just A Fixation On The Past - It Can Be About The Future, Too
Listen to Dr. Clay Routledge on NPR's Hidden Brain
Is nostalgia an emotion that's bitter, or sweet?  Psychologist Clay Routledge explains what causes us to feel nostalgic and how nostalgia affects us.

Why Are Millennials Wary of Freedom?
The New York Times - October 14, 2017
Dr. Clay Routledge is an author, psychological scientist, and professor. His research focuses on the many ways that people gain and maintain perceptions of meaning in life and how these perceptions contribute to psychological wellbeing, physical health, and intergroup relations.


Colloquia are held on Fridays at 
3:00 in Minard 230

2/16/18 - Dr. Kalidas Shetty

2/23/18 - Katie Gordon, Ph.D. &
              Brandon Saxton, M.S.

3/2/18   - Clay Routledge, Ph.D.

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Colloquia Schedule


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Department of Psychology
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8622 / Fax: (701) 231-8426
Campus address: Minard Hall 232 
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2765 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Department Chair: Mark Nawrot, Ph.D.
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