Collaborative COVID-19 Research

Psi Chi, the International Honors Society for Psychology Psi Chi, the International Honors Society for Psychology, recently announced a Network for International Collaborative Exchange (NICE) research proposal (https://osf.io/gdske/) to study beliefs and coping responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. This proposal was authored by Dr. Corey…

PLU Psychology student/faculty collaboration

Amber Matteson, PLU Senior Psychology, Physics Double Major and Psi Chi Vice President recently taught herself the R statistics program while serving as a Teaching Apprentice to help PLU Psychology learn R better. This January, she was the sole instructor for a three-part workshop that…

Passion for solving unanswered questions drives PLU alum’s research career

TACOMA, WASH. (Dec. 24, 2019) — Research has become Pacific Lutheran University grad SarahAnn McFadden’s life. This year, McFadden ‘11 landed a position as a postdoctoral associate at the Yale Institute of Global Health in New Haven, Connecticut, where she spends her time analyzing factors…

J-Term 2020/Psychology & Political Science- Study Away in Prague

J-Term 2020: Travel with us to Prague via our blog. PLU offers a variety of study away program options to make this important component of a PLU education accessible to as many students as possible. Narrow your search by exploring your options by academic discipline,…

Capstone Presentations Meet the Web

TACOMA, Wash. – Dept. of Psychology – Two recent Psychology graduates created websites as their final capstone projects. Naomi Lapp: BDD – An Educational Guide to Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder  An in-depth look at body dysmorphic disorder and its symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, support, and other…

Science On Screen

TACOMA, Wash. – Science on Screen Prof. Corey Cook, of PLU’s Dept. of Psychology, curated “Science on Screen” at the Grand Cinema on Monday, May 20, 2019. SCIENCE ON SCREEN Science on Screen®, originally started by Coolidge Corner Theater in Boston, creatively pairs films with…