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.
Voting systems must be accurate, usable, accessible and secure to be successful, according to a new paper from a voting behavior expert at Rice University.
Rice psychology professor Christopher Fagundes studies chronic stress's effect on young immigrants.
Immigrants who came to the United States illegally as small children and who meet the requirements of the Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, more commonly known as DR
Rice study finds factors that lead to greater college success.
Biology, rather than personal behavior, may be responsible for the link between depression and risk factors for heart disease, according to a new study from Rice University.
A test to measure students’ writing skills during four years of college should be used by all colleges and universities, according to a researcher at Rice University.
A Rice-led study showed people who feel lonely are likely to report more severe symptoms from the common cold.
Nearly 150 researchers and practitioners attended the Industrial-Organizational and Organizational Behavior (IOOB) Conference hosted on campus Feb.
A new method developed by Rice University psychologists for analyzing brain activity may help better understand what happens to the brain following a stroke.
“Well, what does the research say?” People ask this question when they want science to inform their interests, and academics ask this question when figuring out what to study next.