The department offers the student a major program that allows a choice of courses from among a wide variety of fields in psychology: clinical, cognitive, developmental, physiological and social.
In addition to the considerable breadth offered, the program encourages the student to focus on more specialized areas through advanced coursework, seminars, and especially through supervised research.
Students have found that the major program provides
a strong foundation for graduate work in clinical, cognitive, developmental,
experimental, physiological and social psychology.
Dr. Rescorla was recently featured in an article in DugDug, a news site dedicated to bringing cutting edge research to a mainstream audience. Dr. Rescorla discusses her cross-linguistic research program designed to test the utility of the Language Development Survey for characterizing both typical and delayed lexical development in other languages with respect to vocabulary size and lexical composition.