The psychology department at Rice University is a unique blend of basic and applied psychology. Our breadth of research interests creates a unique learning and research environment. The primary emphasis in the department is on research, in both the laboratory and applied settings.
Psychology goes beyond disciplinary boundaries and represents the scientific study of the mind and behavior from multiple levels of analysis. It is among the most popular majors at Rice. Psychology majors often go on to graduate schools, medical schools, and law schools.
Our psychology graduate program is designed for students wishing to pursue the Ph.D. degree and continue on to university-level teaching and research.
The School of Social Sciences at Rice University is dedicated to challenging old assumptions, finding answers to tough questions and generating solutions that make lives better.
Sixty-nine percent of undocumented Mexicans living near the California-Mexico border report discrimination.
Sixty-nine percent of undocumented Mexicans living in high-risk neighborhoods near the California-Mexico border reported interpersonal discrimination due to being undocumented.
Letters of recommendation written for women are more likely to contain words or phrases that raise doubts about job or education qualifications.
Women should not be blamed for the gender wage gap in the United States, according to psychologists at Rice University.
HOUSTON â€“ (May 31, 2018) â€“ Women should not be blamed for the gender wage gap in the United States, according to psychologists at Rice University.
Christopher Fagundes, an assistant professor of psychology, is the recipient of the American Psychological Association Health Psychology Division's 2018 Excellence in Health Psychology R
Four Rice University graduates have received 2018 Fulbright grants to study, teach and/or conduct research in a foreign country.
Artwork painted by students who took Sandy Parsonsâ€™ Psychology of Emotion & Motivation class (PSYC 353) during the spring semester will be on display in the Provostâ€™s Gallery until S
HOUSTON â€“ (May 14, 2018) â€“Â Teams that debrief following work activities outperform teams that do not debrief by about 20 percent, according to a new paper from researchers at Rice Univer
Teams that debrief following work activities outperform teams that do not debrief by about 20 percent, according to a new paper from researchers at Rice University.