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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

Recent Events

Fourth Year Presentations
Congratulations Graduate Students on your 4th Year Presentations!

Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017 | 12:00pm
Psychology Building (490 Boston Avenue)
1st Floor Conference Room

Prospective Majors Event
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Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017 | 3:00-4:00pm
Cohen Auditorium

Cognitive and Brain Science (CBS) Talk
Joe DeBold, Tufts University
"Sex, hormones, and alcohol"
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Friday, Mar. 3, 2017 | 4:00-5:00pm
Braker 001

Biopsychology Lecture
Nancy Kanwisher, MIT
"Functional Imaging of the Human Brain: A Window into the Organization of the Human Mind"
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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 2017 Courses Available
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Spring 2017 Office Hours
Teaching Assistants

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