Welcome to NDSU Psychology
NDSU Psychology features award-winning instruction and world-class research in areas including health, social, developmental and clinical psychology, as well as visual and cognitive neuroscience. On this website, you'll find just about everything you will need or 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!
Interim Chair, Department of Psychology
NDSU Psychology News
Why do we feel nostalgia? - Clay Routledge Nostalgia was once considered an illness confined to specific groups of people. Today, people all over the world report experiencing and enjoying nostalgia. But how does nostalgia work? And is it healthy? Clay Routledge details the way our understanding of nostalgia has changed since the term was first coined in the late 17th century.
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-feel-nostalgia-clay-routledge
| NDSU study shows major flooding affects growth of unborn babies|
New results of an NDSU study indicate devastating floods can have an effect on the next generation. The big question is, “why?”
The research, led by Clayton Hilmert, associate professor of psychology, examined the Red River Valley’s historic 2009 flood and analyzed how it affected the pregnancies of local women living near the rising waters.
|Available Now! Dr. Clay Routledge's new book, Nostalgia: A Psychological Resource.|
"Clay Routledge manages to combine a scholarly approach with anecdotal detail and wit, which makes this insightful and comprehensive overview of nostalgia research highly accessible to a wide audience." - Tim Wildschut, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Southampton
Prairie Public Radio
November 4, 2015
Wendy Troop-Gordon was interviewed on the Prairie Public Radio show "Main Street" about her work on bullying. Dr. Troop-Gordon's interview begins at 26:15. Listen here!