The ASU Department of Psychology

Uncovering the mysteries of the mind, body, and behavior

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Welcome to the ASU Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology is committed to solving life's most intriguing mysteries. Whether you are interested in mental health, how the brain works, social relationships, cognitive processes, developmental and change processes, or quantitative methods for understanding behavior, the ASU Department of Psychology in Tempe provides unique opportunities to explore what it is to be human. 

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Research

Want to truly begin to understand the mind, brain and human behavior? Get involved in a research project with one of our esteemed faculty members. Research is where psychologists get a first-hand look into the minds and behaviors of others. And with 50 state-of-the-art labs available to you — all being utilized for different projects — there’s sure to be a topic that will excite and engage you.

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Internship

If you want to test your psychology skills in real-life situations while exploring viable career options, we encourage you to sign up for a psychology internship. Whether you’re interested in wellness, resilience, motivation, social support, emotions or organizational culture, the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus has an internship opportunity for you. 

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Wellness and Mentorship

Have some questions about what to do next? Need some guidance about courses to select or opportunities that are available to you? Need to find an outlet or talk to a mentor? Explore all that the Department has to offer and some resources outside of the Department. 

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Featured News from ASU Psychology

Research Labs in the Department of Psychology

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Quantitative Psychology

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David MacKinnon, Ph.D.

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Quantitative Psychology

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Dan McNeish

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Kevin J. Grimm, Ph.D

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Developmental Psychology

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William Fabricius, PhD

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Cognitive Science

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Danielle S. McNamara, PhD

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Developmental Psychology

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Frank J. Infurna, PhD

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Developmental Psychology

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Viridiana L. Benitez, PhD

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Developmental Psychology

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Jinni Su, Ph.D

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Developmental Psychology

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Kelsey Lucca, PhD

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Developmental Psychology

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Dr. Armando Pina

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