2017 Haney Lecture

Join us for an afternoon with Dr. James McGaugh on April 24, 2017.

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2017 Haney Lecture

Recent Alumni Profiles

Read profiles of our recent graduates and other happenings in the Department of Psychological Sciences. 

Recent Alumni Profiles

Adjunct Faculty Research Forum

USD's Psychology Club hosted its second annual forum for adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychological Sciences to present their...

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Adjunct Faculty Research Forum

Meet the Psychology Department

Learn more about our engaged faculty and staff.

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Meet the Psychology Department

New Faculty: Jena Hales

Get to know Jena Hales, PhD, our newest faculty member, who studies the biological bases of memory behavior and cognition.

Meet Jena Hales

New Faculty: Jena Hales

Michael Harris Student Colloquium

The Department of Psychological Sciences is committed to supporting student undergraduate research. Every semester, students apply for...

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Michael Harris Student Colloquium

Department of Psychological Sciences

The objective of USD's Department of Psychology is to advance student understanding of psychology and behavioral neuroscience a science, a profession and a means of promoting human welfare.

Why Choose Psychological Sciences at USD?

Advance your understanding of psychology as a science, a profession and a means of promoting the welfare of human and animal species with a degree in psychology or behavioral neuroscience.

Advanced Research Environment

Faculty actively pursue their own research, and you'll have the opportunity to benefit from their unique, distinguished experience in the lab and have co-publication opportunities or conduct your own research projects.

Real-World Experiences

With small class sizes and collaborative research projects, you'll gain tangible experiences in the lab and field that help deepen your understanding of complex topics.

Solid Communications Skills

You'll have the opportunity to present your research at conferences, as well as on campus at Creative Collaborations. This leads to the solid presentation and communication skills that employers are looking for.

Connect Beyond the Classroom

Learn from guest experts who present advanced psychological concepts to augment classwork, student research and faculty research.

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