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Department of Psychology


Welcome to the Department of Psychology

Psychology is concerned with the scientific study of human behavior and consciousness, and the applications of these findings to the areas of home, school work, and social relations. It covers topics such as learning, cognition, motivation, personality, psychophysiology, sexuality, group processes, cultural factors, and abnormal behavior. Psychology is an area for students interested in learning about the behavior of humans and other organisms.

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Lorin Lachs

"The Psychology department offers rigorous empirically-focused undergraduate and graduate degree programs, giving students a strong background in the scientific study of human behavior and consciousness."

Lorin Lachs Ph.D., Professor and Chair

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Our Faculty

Learn about our faculty and their research interests.

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Our Research

Explore the research opportunities in our department.



Contact Us

Science Building II
3rd Floor
Room 312

Mailing Address
Department of Psychology
California State University, Fresno
2576 E. San Ramon  Avenue  M/S ST11
Fresno, California USA 93740-8039   



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