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!
Mark Nawrot, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Psychology
NDSU Psychology News
Open house, colloquium set for driving simulator facility
The Center for Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology has scheduled an open house for the Driving Simulator Core Facility. It is set for Friday, March 31, from 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. in Minard Hall 126C8.
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|NDSU researcher receives $5 million grant for neuroscience center|
NDSU researcher Mark McCourt recently secured a $5 million grant to fund the Center for Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience at North Dakota State University for another five years. The center generates scientific discoveries that can be applied to treatments and interventions for disorders, such as schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, autism, dementia, traumatic brain injury and dyslexia.
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.
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| 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.