Psychological Sciences at Vanderbilt represents a diverse group of scholars in the Department of Psychology in the College Arts and Science, the Department of Psychology and Human Development in Peabody College, and faculty in allied disciplines across the university. Psychological Sciences combines breadth across the traditional domains of academic psychology with depth in specific programs of inquiry likely to contribute to solutions of major scientific, social, and psychological problems.
The graduate program in Psychological Sciences focuses on psychological theory and the development of original empirical research. Students are admitted to work toward the Ph.D. degree in the following areas:
- Clinical Science
- Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
- Developmental Science,
- Quantitative Methods.
Many of our faculty also participate in an Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate Program at Vanderbilt.
The Department of Psychology and Human Development in Peabody College offer undergraduate majors in Child Development, Cognitive Studies, and Child Studies, as well as a Master of Education program in Child Studies. The Department of Psychology in the Colleges of Art and Science offers an undergraduate major in Psychology.
Clinical psychology graduate student Noah Robinson's work is featured in the Tennessean! It's a long article
Caoimhe Stack, Ariel James, and Duane Watson win 2018 Clifford T. Morgan Best Article Award!
Congratulations Daryl, Jurnell and René !
Dykens wins the 2018 Rare Impact Award from the National Organization for Rare Disorders!
Congratulations Hao Wu!
Smokies Cognition and Neuroscience Symposium [SCANS]