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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
Yellow, spotted and about 12 inches long, the gecko scampered around until F&M senior Camden McMillian set the eyelet of a skewer before him. After a few hopeful moments, the little lizard approached...Read More
Caroline Lawrence's deep social conscience and her desire to know what makes us fully human have guided her studies at Franklin & Marshall. She said that the liberal arts approach prepared her well...Read More
F&M faculty praise Caroline for her deep social conscience and a burning desire to discover more about what makes us truly human, which have led to her academic research in five distinct disciplines.Read More