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Presidential Faculty-Student Collaboration Grant Report

This past summer, Dr. Lauren Hecht (Psychological Science) and Psychological Science Honors major Matt Broschard (‘16) received a 2015-16 Presidential Faculty-Student Collaboration Grant for their project: Building an Olfactometer to Determine Neural Mechanisms of Attention. These grants allow faculty and students to collaborate on research and are supported by The John S. Kendall Center for […]

Psychological Science Students and Faculty at New York APS Conference

                  This May, professors Marie Walker, Mark Kruger and Dick Martin presented at the Association for Psychological Science conference in New York along with students Carrie Boike ’15, Jordan Gette ’16 and Ashley Ziegenhagen ’16. It was a fast and productive trip that included presenting research, listening […]

Dr. Betsy Anderson: Guest Speaker for Gustavus Psychological Science

Because career exploration is a key aspect for our majors, this spring the Gustavus Adolphus College Psychological Science Psi Chi chapter welcomed guest speaker Dr. Betsy Anderson. Dr. Anderson is a clinical psychologist in New Ulm, MN. During her talk, Dr. Anderson walked interested students through an average day and talked about job expectations in her current […]

Psychological Science Spring Symposium

Last week, the department of Psychological Science held the Spring Research Symposium which is a culminating event for research conducted throughout the semester or academic year. Three seniors started the event by presenting their comprehensive research projects to a wide audience:  “Relationship Motivation and the Influence of Advertising” – by Allison Conrad “First Impressions: Impact of Perceived […]

Psychological Science Honored with new Research Endowment

Psychological Science is pleased to announce a new endowment given to award grants to support collaborative research in the psychological sciences between faculty and students. The generous donor behind this grant is Mary Bradford Ivey ’63. This endowment is dedicated to Florence Jenson Bradford ’33, mother of Mary Bradford Ivey ‘63.  It was through her […]

Summer Research Opportunities for Psychological Science Gusties

Recently, two of our Psychological Science students earned opportunities to participate in summer research programs. This is the result of their determination and tenacity throughout an extensive application process. These opportunities are quite an honor and we congratulate Lili and Allison!   Lili Rothschild I am a sophomore Psychological Science and Statistics double major. In […]

Psychological Science Alumnus Jean-Paul Noel ’12 Receives Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Jean-Paul Noel ’12 is the recipient of a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). Noel was one of 2,000 individuals awarded a fellowship this year out of more than 16,500 applicants. The fellowship will support Noel’s research through the Neuroscience Graduate Program at Vanderbilt University. Since 1952, the […]

Psychological Science Mentorship Program

Gustavus Adolphus College has initiated mentoring programs in various majors throughout the years. This year, Gustavus Psychological Science alumni have generously donated time to mentor several of our current majors. There are impactful, positive benefits to these mentoring relationships as exemplified in the overview Danielle Klunk ’16 shares about her experience this year:   “The mentoring program […]

Psychological Science Major Tara Hoverstad Studies in Japan

In fall of 2014, otherwise known as my junior year, I decided to take a huge leap out of my perfectly comfortable world here at Gustavus and study abroad in Tokyo. This may be the most scary, wonderful, exciting thing I will ever do in my life, and I wouldn’t trade the experience for anything […]

Psychological Science Summer Research Donor, Rev. Gordon A. Braatz, Ph.D.

The Department of Psychological Science is fortunate to have a patron in Rev. Gordon A. Braatz, Ph.D. Since 2010, our psychological science department has been able to implement a summer research opportunity for students staying on campus thanks to the active philanthropy from the Rev. Gordon A. Braatz, Ph.D. Research projects have included using eye-tracking […]