Welcome to the Department of Psychology
Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior, emotion, and thought. The goals of psychology are to describe, explain, predict, and influence mental and behavioral processes. Objective observation, experimentation, and quantitative and qualitative analysis are psychologists' tools for achieving these goals. By expanding and enriching our understanding of how people think, feel and behave, the study of psychology increases and broadens students' understanding of themselves and others, and encourages students to apply this knowledge and understanding appropriately to improve the condition of individuals and society.