The Department of Psychological Sciences 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.
Psychological Sciences 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. Psychological Sciences majors often go on to graduate schools, medical schools, and law schools.
Our Psychological Sciences 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.
Patients' feelings are often a better predictor of illness and death than clinical tests, according to researchers at Rice University.
Last year the Internet was taken by storm with a simple photograph of a dress that some people saw as gold and white but others saw as blue and black.
HOUSTON â€“ (May 2, 2016) â€“ Rice University psychology researchers will play a role in NASA's future deep-space exploration, thanks to two new grants from the space agency totaling $1.8 mi
HOUSTON â€“ (April 28, 2016) â€“ In February 2015, the Internet was taken by storm with a simple photograph of a dress that some people saw as gold and white but others saw as blue and black
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Will Rice College senior and Friendswood, Texas, native Derek Brown admitted to being a bit of a wallflower when he came to Rice.
Rice psychology professor Michelle "Mikki" Hebl is the winner of Baylor Universityâ€™s 2016 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, one of the countryâ€™s top collegiate teaching hono
HOUSTON â€“ (Dec.
Chronic inflammation in the bloodstream can "fan the flames" of depression, much like throwing gasoline on a fire, according to a new paper from researchers at Rice University and Ohio S