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2020

Students at Mizzou

Students in the Mizzou Department of Psychological Sciences

Wondering about the Graduate School Application Process?  Considering Mizzou Psychological Sciences for Grad School? The TigerView Campus Visitation Program aims to prepare participants to successfully apply to the graduate program of their choice, explore the opportunities for research and...
Distinguished Thesis Winner Kelly Boland
Congratulations to Kelly Boland who earned the Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award.  This award from the Graduate School recognizes and rewards distinguished scholarship and research at the master's level. Kelly's thesis, "Examining Perceptual Load Capacity in Autism Spectrum...
Jorge Martins

Anderson Award Winner Jorge Martins.

Congratulations to graduate student Jorge Martins who earned the Donald K. Anderson Graduate Research Assistant Award.  This award from the Graduate School recognizes Jorge's outstanding contribution to scholarship, future promise as a scholar, originality & imagination, and research...
Milla Titova

Anderson Award Winner Milla Titova

Congratulations to graduate student Milla Titova who earned the Donald K. Anderson Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.  This award from the Graduate School recognizes Milla's successful classroom performance, enthusiasm & commitment to teaching, and peer mentorship.  In a letter of...
Relaxation

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Coping with COVID-19 Psychological Services Clinic Department of Psychological Sciences University of Missouri   This is a time of extraordinary disruption to our daily lives. The structure to our days has shifted. Our normal routines of work, study, child care, self-care, and...
Ramses the Dog

Ramses, one of the pets of the Department of Psychological Sciences.

Pets are good for mental health. Pets increase our sense of self-esteem and well-being.  They make us more physically fit and less lonely.  Our pets help us to be more conscientious and less preoccupied.   How Dogs Drive Emotional Well-Being, Psychology Today,...
fMRI Images

Functional MRI images from individuals following limb amputation. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Scott Frey)

Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary approach that provides explanations of behavior in terms of the activities of the brain.  Neuroscientists explain how millions of neurons operate to allow us to think & use information, interact with others, and experience the world. ...
Josephine Mitchell Smith trained under Max Meyer and her research focused on the sensory abilities of the blind.  In particular, a book that she published on Braille was widely cited and helped guide clinicians and educators in its use.  Dr. Smith served as interim head of the...
Jesse Hall and Columns

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The Department of Psychological Sciences is pleased to recognize graduate students that have made important contributions to undergradute education. The Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated direct engagement with students to...
Mizzou '39 Students
Congratulations to three of our  undergraduate students - Meryl Barnes, Alex Hackworth, and Molly White - for receiving the Mizzou '39 Award for academic achievement, leadership, and service!

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