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The facility includes refurbished teaching and research laboratories, classroom and office space, a science library, a computer laboratory, and several study areas. The addition connects two of the wings with a courtyard in between. The building houses the departments of biology...

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Are you looking for a Psychology tutor? Available free of charge to Grinnell students of any ability Use before an exam, or as a regular review and study option Tutors are upper-level Grinnell College students, experienced with the material, recommended by the faculty Whether...
Summer Research Links Web Guru: Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates. NSF REUs: National Science Foundation - Search for Research Experiences for Undergraduates NSF REUs: Neuroscience Opportunities More Neuroscience Opportunities Child Development Society for Research in...
Student Co-authored Papers Gibson, J. M., & Meade*, M. L. (2004). Priming guesses on a forced-recall test. Journal of General Psychology, 131, 225-241. Gibson, J. M., & Bahrey*, R. (2005). Modality-specificity effects in priming of visual and auditory word-fragment...

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“I think, therefore I play!” So says Janet Gibson, who is leading her first years in a multifaceted exploration of chess. The students are studying: The history of the game, biographies of grandmasters, the artistry of chess sets, chess in music, art, and novels, the world of...
Anne Fausto-Sterling, a noted expert in gender studies, will present a free public lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in the Joe Rosenfield '25 Center, Room 101. Fausto-Sterling, Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of biology and gender studies at Brown University, is a frequent...
Less than a year after graduating, Seth Gustafson ’14 was invited back to Grinnell’s campus to share his experiences with Professor Emeritus Doug Caulkins’ Creative Careers class. Gustafson was one of two 2014 graduates brought back to share their experiences and advice on...
Grinnell College Professor of Psychology and Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Professor of Natural Science and Mathematics David E. Lopatto has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor...
Victoria Vertilo ’12 and psychology professor Janet Gibson have published a paper, “Influence of character strengths on mental-health stigma,” in the Journal of Positive Psychology. “The paper presents correlational and experimental data of individual differences measures on...
Fall Inductees: Elizabeth Steuber '14 Zoe Cronin '14 Mai Ha Vu '13 Seth Howard '14 Claire Tseng '14 Spring Inductees: Kenzie Doyle '15 Michelle Kim '14 Claire Lowe '14 Jeremy Bulman '15 Liesl Schnabel '15 Jade Denson '15 Daniela Jaime Garcia '15 Max Herzberg '14 Cassidy White '...
Spring 2014 Inductees: Rebecca Carpenter '15 Elizabeth Gillig '15 Dongye Lu '15 Stella Oh '16 Dan Teng '15 Emily Twedell '15 Fall 2013 Inductees: Lorraine Blatt ’14 Miriam Clayton ’15 Benyamin Elias ’15 Jessica Flannery ’15 Ashlee Hulbert ’15 Iulia Iordache ’15 Laurie Polisky ’...
Tracy Pa ’15 and Isaiah Tyree ’15 have been awarded federally funded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to support their study abroad during the spring 2014 semester. Tyree is a history and psychology major from Taos, New Mexico. He will study at the University of...
  Grinnellians are helping Grinnellians get enough sleep.   This summer four computer science majors worked on project designed specifically for Grinnellians that will help students track their sleep and encourage good sleep habits. Janet Davis, associate professor of computer...
Participants enjoyed beautiful weather on Saturday, Oct. 5 for psychology’s walk to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association   The two-mile walk through downtown Grinnell was a psychology service project to raise awareness of the national Alzheimer’s Association's program of Walks to...

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Studying psychology, you learn how to read texts closely, design and conduct laboratory research and use related technology, and analyze and interpret statistics. In courses you investigate the natural science and principles of behavior and learn how to ethically apply them to...

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