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The psychology major at Franklin & Marshall is widely recognized for its academic excellence and strong focus on empirical research.
Our majors benefit from outstanding facilities and resources, including specialized laboratories. Students are guided on an individual basis by highly acclaimed faculty who are active scholars committed to undergraduate education.
The new Barshinger Life Sciences & Philosophy Building provides students access to sophisticated resources enabling investigation in primate behavior, artificial intelligence, the development of communication and language in infants, perceptual problems in night driving and the nature of interpersonal relationships.
The Psychology department also offers majors through two interdisciplinary programs:
Students engage in collaborative work and develop close relationships with faculty. They also enjoy many opportunities to interact informally with other students and faculty, including colloquia and department-sponsored events such as picnics, ballgames, and the annual Homecoming Tailgating Party with alumni.Research
Psychology News and Events
Prsni Patel grew up in Mumbai, a megalopolis of 18.5 million people. So, when she heard about the research of Josh Rottman, assistant professor of psychology & scientific and philosophical studies of...Read More
Nilanjana Dasgupta Professor of Psychology, Director of Faculty Equity & Inclusion, College of Natural Sciences, UMass AmherstRead More
The Preferences Lab at Franklin & Marshall College’s Department of Psychology is serving as one of more than 300 laboratories across 45 countries that will accelerate the accumulation of reliable and...Read More