Department of Psychology
Friday, July 23, 2021
Rising senior Dalya Berkowitz credits her mentor, Pitt political scientist Burcu Savun, with the support and research experience needed to give her career in international relations a running start.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
As the U.S. government prepares to share an unclassified report on “unidentified aerial phenomena,” we asked Pitt experts to weigh in on the science, politics and psychology of aliens and extraterrestrial spacecraft.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
A Pitt team found that the desire to protect others was the primary motivating factor for teens complying with social distancing requirements. They also learned what didn’t work.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
How two first-year students got their start at WPTS radio.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
The prestigious fellowships provide stipends and other support for outstanding graduate students in STEM fields. Pitt’s prep programs helped this year’s awardees make their application packages shine.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
A national study led by Pitt and NYU has found the Smart Beginnings Project with videotaping and a family coach significantly improves parenting of children growing up in poverty.
Monday, February 22, 2021
The 15 Pitt recipients of the prestigious U.S. Fulbright Scholarship for 2020 are the most ever in the University of Pittsburgh’s history. For the 10th time in 11 years, Pitt was also named a top producing institution of Fulbright students.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Friday, January 22, 2021
Enhanced security and pandemic precautions limited the number of people at the Inauguration Day proceedings, but Gabriella Ogude was able to see history in the making.
Monday, January 11, 2021
Simply acknowledging that college is challenging during introductory science courses has helped to close racial and gender achievement gaps. The intervention, begun in a Pitt biology course, is being adopted at universities around the country.