About the Department

The psychology program is designed to provide students a scientific foundation in the methods and basic data in psychology and to prepare them for further work in all specializations within the field. Students acquire the fundamentals of learning and memory, intelligence, perception, feelings and emotions, attention, thought, language and communication, the development of all these processes and their pathology, the application of psychology to other fields, as well as techniques for measuring and studying psychological variables. Students conduct laboratory experiments on the psychological and physiological bases of behavior. The department has a modern animal care facility for laboratory classes and research. There are many opportunities for independent research.