The difficulty he might have finding a body double means nothing to those convinced the real Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa. (who is 6 feet, 8 inches tall and about 270 pounds) is somewhere in hiding, writes Gordon Pennycook.Read more
The dominant strengths of the department lie in four broadly defined areas of development, cognition, neuroscience, and social and personality psychology.
Cornell offers substantial resources for psychological research, including excellent research space and laboratory equipment; state-of-the-art computer facilities; an outstanding library system that is one of the ten largest academic research libraries in North America; and a highly skilled support staff
Our group of scientists and scholars celebrate a well integrated faculty with core foci and strengths. We also aim to expand current strengths and build new concentrations to enhance collaborations both within the department and across the University and world. Our faculty works collaboratively at the whole-department level, respecting the specialties of current mid-career and junior faculty to forge the direction for the next 5, 10, and 25 years.
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With a focus on the prairie vole, Alexander Ophir will study mating tactics in mammals to learn about the underlying neural sources of social behaviors.Read more
Adam Lippes '95, psychology alum and the fashion designer behind the successful sportswear label of the same name, was the invited speaker for the 2023 Laundress Lecture.Read more
Rachel Bean, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor in the Department of Astronomy and senior associate dean for math and science, has been named interim A&S dean.Read more
In a new Cornell psychology study, female applicants for scholarships or jobs were viewed less favorably than males when study participants, acting as decision-makers, were shown “sexy” social media photos of the applicants.Read more