Psychology Research

“When we are open to new possibilities, we find them. Be open and skeptical of everything.” — Todd Kashdan, Professor of Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and behavior. Researchers in psychology make use of methods from both natural sciences and social sciences to study perception, attention, emotions, intelligence, personality, cognition, and more. There are many different branches of psychology that researchers may specialize in, including social, developmental, abnormal, and clinical psychology. Psychology research can take the form of laboratory experiments, observational studies, case studies, surveys, computational methods, and more. From improving mental health to raising happy, healthy children, research in psychology makes findings that are vitally important to helping humans live better lives as individuals and as members of society.

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Psychology scholars

Sanjana Subramanyan
Sanjana Subramanyan
Leland High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Investigating the Role of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Mental Health“

mathylda dulian
mathylda dulian
Carl Sandburg High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do the opportunities afforded to LGBTQ+ teens in their schools affect their mental health and opportunities for their futures?“

Angela okugo
Angela okugo
notre dame academy Georgia
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The influence of technology on the learning of individuals with neuro-disorders?“