Department of Psychology
Friday, May 24, 2019
In a study that expands on previous work, a team led by psychology’s Michael Sayette found reduced urges to smoke in response to pleasant smells, as well as a connection to memory.
Friday, May 17, 2019
In a recent study, led by chair of psychology Julie Fiez, researchers taught adults “HouseFont” — a hieroglyphic-like language based on photos of homes — then scanned the language-learning areas of participants’ brains. What they found adds to a growing body of knowledge on how adults process written languages.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Created by a group of Pitt students, Inrstellar is a new dating app that emphasizes compatibility over looks. Pitt assistant professor of psychology Amanda Forest, who studies relationships and interpersonal communication, offers her thoughts.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
More than 200 faculty, staff and students recently gathered to share ideas for fostering deeper mentoring and advising relationships and using technology to better serve students at Pitt.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
Words and images — heartfelt gifts from Pitt students — greet all who pass by a bustling pedestrian plaza in Pittsburgh.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
The Office of Veterans Services works to support more than 500 veterans earning degrees at Pitt. Learn about the unique experiences of students like Abbie Osborn — a psychology student, veteran and member of the Air National Guard.