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
|"Your Childhood, Your Health, Our Greatest Investment"|
See Dr. Clayton Hilmert’s recent TEDx talk regarding how research on childhood stress shows the health-related importance of having paid parental leave in the U.S.
Don’t Believe in God? Maybe You’ll Try U.F.O.s
The New York Times - July 21, 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.
|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.
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-feel-nostalgia-clay-routledge