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.