University of Vermont

Department of Psychology

Welcome to Psychology

Faculty and staff in our department share a common mission: to create, evaluate, disseminate, and apply psychological knowledge and skills to understand and improve the lives of individuals, organizations, and communities.

We aspire to contribute nationally and internationally via our excellent teaching, research and clinical offerings, a student-scholar focused mentoring program, and a faculty actively engaged in research and scholarship across the domains of biobehavioral, clinical, developmental, and social psychology.

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Research on 'Mean Girls' Probes Middle School Manipulation

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When Dianna Murray-Close, assistant professor in psychology, shows the movie Mean Girls in her developmental psychology course her students tend to identify with the main character who learns the hard way that manipulation, rumor spreading and backstabbing are common tools for moving up the teenage social ladder.

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Psychology Dept Hosts Pavlovian Society Annual Meeting

Justin Joffe

The Biobehavioral Cluster of UVM's Psychology Department hosted the annual meeting of the Pavlovian Society October 29-31, 2009.

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UVM Stories: Michael Zvolensky, Ph.D.

Michael Zvolensky

Michael Zvolensky has focused much of his time untangling the interrelated relationship between anxiety and addiction with numerous grants and millions of dollars from the National Institute of Mental Health.

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Staff Meeting

Room 238 John Dewey Hall
Wed. August 11, 2010
9:00 am

Last modified August 02 2010 01:50 PM

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