Welcome to the Department of Psychology
Our program fosters the learning of theory through “hands-on” experience.
Laboratory exercises enrich your understanding of neuroscience, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, statistics, biological psychology, learning, cognition, sensory mechanisms, comparative psychology, psychophysiological investigation, tests and measurements, behavior modification, and experimental social psychology.
Every senior at Washington College completes a Senior Capstone Experience project. This takes the form of an original research investigation carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.
Sean Connole’s love of baseball and his work in the Psychology Department combine to create a path to a career
As a summer intern with Eastern Shore Psychological Services, Hanna Weiss ’15 is shadowing mental health professionals and helping youngsters improve their outlook on life.
UMBC researcher Lynnda Dahlquist to lecture on her research on treating acute and chronic pain in children.