Unlock secrets of the mind!
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
Open Faculty Positions in Psychology
The Psychology Department and Scientific and Philosophical Studies of Mind Program invite applications for a one-year faculty position starting Fall 2017 with the possibility of renewal for a second year.LEARN MORE
Psychology News and Events
Sara Albrecht-Soto, a senior psychology and Spanish double major from Lancaster, Pa., wanted to study whether incidents of racial discrimination could be opportunities for positive growth?Read More
At first glance, the large instrument, which has its own room in Franklin & Marshall College’s Barshinger Life Sciences and Philosophy Building, appears like an ordinary microscope.Read More