Man leading group discussion Man leading group discussion


Explore the science of the mind, brain and behavior.


The Psychology Department at the University at Albany reflects the extraordinarily wide array of types of research in the psychological sciences. A primary goal of our undergraduate and graduate degree programs is to involve students in exciting cutting-edge research across the discipline.

Behavioral Neuroscience: Behavioral endocrinology, developmental neuroscience, sex differences, neurobiological mechanisms of learning and memory, and peripartum mental health.

Language and Cognition: Memory, visual attention, word recognition during reading, bilingualism, cognitive neuroscience, and online communication.

Mental Health of Children and Adults: Autism and related disabilities, pediatric psychology, developmental psychopathology, addictive behaviors, eating disorders, obesity, stress and mood disorders, and psychotherapy process and outcome.

Behavior in Social Environments: Group dynamics, moral judgment, imagination, self-control, prejudice and discrimination, criminal justice, and the link between music and emotion.

Human Behaviors in the Workplace: Employee selection, decision-making, organizational justice, diversity, work-life balance, and employee training and evaluation.




Psychiatrist and patient consultation
Recent News
Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
Social Science 399

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
United States

Office Hours

Monday through Friday