About Us

Welcome to the Department of Psychology. As evident from our recent top-5 ranking on faculty productivity from the National Research Council, we are extremely proud of the scholarly activities of our faculty. They are on the cutting-edge of research that is shaping our understanding of the relationship between the brain and behavior. However, we are even more impressed by our faculty’s unprecedented commitment to train graduate and undergraduate students. More Learn More About Us

The Escape-room Phenomenon

“A little bit of stress is something that allows us to function slightly better than we’re normally used to."

-Marc Coutanche

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Graduate Student Applicants

For a list of faculty who are accepting graduate student applications for Fall 2017, click here

Pitt Ranked #9!

Recent US News & World Report Global Rankings of Psychiatry/Psychology Departments ranked Pitt #9 See Article