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We are proud to announce that 33 students within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa, which is the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the country!
The accomplishments of former PBS chair Bill Hetrick are multifarious and promise to have a lasting impact on the department.
Figures of Speech: Through computational modeling Professor Bonnie Nozari illuminates the invisible systems of language production
Professor Nozari is building a large multilingual database of human speech error detection and repair with support from a recent National Science Foundation grant.
Gunderson comes to IU as a full professor under the F100 initiative through which the university plans to hire 100 new faculty from a set of core research areas, among them Precision Developmental Science.
Loaded Decisions: PBS Professor Tim Pleskac bridges the divide between human and artificial intelligence to understand human decision making
After several other academic positions in the U.S. and abroad, Pleskac returns to Bloomington, one of three new PBS faculty hired under the “Faculty 100” initiative to “amplify IU’s success in core research areas,” among them, the topic of “human and artificial intelligence.”
Neuroimaging study reinforces theory of mental ‘foraging,’ inspiring new approaches to understanding schizophrenia and other disorders
The study inspires new approaches to understanding schizophrenia and other disorders.
On May 20, former students of PBS Distinguished Professor Jerome Busemeyer organized a full day of talks and tributes to celebrate his career.
Neuroscientist Adam Kepecs delivers 2023 Hearst Memorial Lecture.
On May 5, PBS watched with pride as graduating senior Gayatri Thiru delivered the student speech at the 2023 undergraduate commencement ceremony.
PBS Professor Aina Puce’s course, “Art and the Brain,” ignites conversations between two disciplines
Volunteering, connecting to others with shared interests, participating in projects, and building an organization sustainable for future students – representatives of PBS clubs discuss what PBS club life is about.
PBS Senior Scientist, Ben Ramsden, retires after 14 years in the department.
Congratulations to all of the recipients of this year's PBS graduate student awards!
Congratulations to all of the recipients of this year's PBS undergraduate student awards!
IU psychology and political science major, Logan Williams, a rising senior in the IU College of Arts and Sciences, is the first-ever IU student to receive this prestigious award from Phi Beta Kappa
We are proud to announce that 19 students within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa, which is the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the country!
IU legal scholar, social psychologist’s works recognized by Schmidt Futures Innovation Fellowship Program to advance equity in Indiana courtrooms.
PBS alum and IT Technical Support Group Manager, Roger Rhodes (BA ’74), wins the 2022 Audrey Newcomb & David Garraghty Staff Recognition Award.
As director of the interACT Lab on adolescent development, newly arrived PBS assistant professor Natasha Chaku focuses on expanding the scope of PBS developmental research in the process.
Emma Schiestl and Natasha Hansen are new faculty members at PBS who are deeply committed to ensuring students receive an education in evidence-based treatment no matter what occupations they pursue, whether it is a master’s in social work or counseling or a Ph.D. in clinical psychology or tech jobs in behavioral health at the bachelor’s level.
Using the extraordinary tools of cognitive science and math, Ruth N. Halls Professor Jennifer Trueblood peers inside the decision-making process to find out.
Read the Q&A's we had with a PBS undergraduate and graduate student!
Race and Facial Perception: A $500,000 NSF grant supports a PBS project to “de-bias” facial perceptions
By measuring the way racism informs facial perception, a new study seeks to expose – in ourselves and our algorithms – racist judgments at the level of facial perception.
We are proud to announce that 36 students within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa, which is the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the country!
PBS participates in mentorship of underrepresented Ph.D. applicants
Five new PBS faculty members joined the department in and around the time of the pandemic. No doubt everyone experienced the upheaval in their own unique ways. But those joining the department shortly before, during and after the pandemic took on the challenges of moving to a new city (or country) and starting a new job at a time when daily life as we knew it had come to a halt. Here is a glimpse into their experiences.
On June 16, 2021, PBS lost one of its most beloved staff members, Human Resources Coordinator Lana Fish.