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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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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


Monday, Oct. 24, 2016  |  3:00-4:00pm
Cohen Auditorium

Cognitive and Brain Science (CBS) Talk
Simon de Deo, Indiana University & the Santa Fe Institute, with host: Daniel Dennett
"Play and String Theory: A theory of scientific macroevolution"
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Friday, Oct. 28, 2016  |  1:30pm
Barnum Hall 008

Khodadad Endowed Lectures Series
Joshua W. Buckholtz, PhD
"Brains Breaking Badly: The Neuroscience of Self-Control Failure"
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Monday, Nov. 7, 2016  |  3:00-4:00pm
Cohen Auditorium

Cognitive and Brain Science (CBS) Talk
Ray Jackendoff, Tufts University
"Morphological schemas: Theoretical and psycholinguistic issues"
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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.

Fall 2016 Office Hours:
Teaching Assistants

Welcome New Faculty:
- Dr. Jan P. de Ruiter
- Dr. Nathan Ward