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The Department of Psychology at Tufts University conducts cutting-edge research aimed at understanding the causes and consequences of mental processes and behavior. Our work addresses social, cognitive, and neural levels of analysis. We are innovative and interdisciplinary in our approach and emphasize understanding phenomena that have a direct impact on society.
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Finding Us

Department of Psychology
Tufts University
490 Boston Ave.
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.3523
Fax: 617.627.3181

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Psychology Building


Spring 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016 | 3:00-4:00pm
574 Boston Ave., Room 404

Cognitive Science Colloquium
Tage Rai, Ph.D., Northwestern University
"Virtuous Violence"

Thursday, February 18, 2016 | 4:00pm
HNRCA Auditorium, 711 Washington St., Boston

(Live streaming: Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Bldg., 490 Boston Ave.)
Dr. Li-Huei Tsai, Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT
"Innate Immunity, Genetics, Cognition and Alzheimer's disease: Epigenetic mechanisms regulating activity dependent gene expression"


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Interested in participating in an experiment? The department now has opportunities for pay that are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Both online and in-person studies are available. Sign up if you are interested in participating in an experiment. Please review guidelines if you are a Psy 1 or Psy 31 student.

Spring 2016 Courses Available
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Welcome New Faculty:
- Dr. Jan P. de Ruiter
- Dr. Alex Queen
- Dr. Elizabeth Race