psychology

Summer Research Project exploring discussions of family violence in Latinx community

Summer Research 2020 - Danielle Currier

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring the work of faculty and students participating in Randolph’s Summer Research Program, which is being held virtually this year due to COVID-19. Qualitative research often grows out of the life experiences of both participants and researchers. “We want to talk about our own experiences,” said Randolph... READ MORE >>

A tale of two projects: Summer Research studying actions and perceptions in the world

SRP 2020 Elizabeth Gross

Psychology professor Elizabeth Gross had a plan in place for Randolph’s Summer Research Program. Then COVID-19 happened—and she decided to switch gears with not just one but two different projects.... READ MORE >>

Retiring psychology professor Dennis Goff reflects on his time behind the Red Brick Wall

Dennis Goff, Charles A. Dana Professor of Psychology, wishes the College a happy birthday.

There’s always a bit of luck involved in finding the perfect fit, says psychology professor Dennis Goff.... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor discusses research in new webinar series

Psychology professor Sara Beck lectures during one of her classes at Randolph

Randolph psychology professor Sara Beck recently brought her research about children and their engagement with music to a new webinar series created by opera singer Renée Fleming. Music and Mind with Renée Fleming, which launched in mid-May, features Fleming talking to experts in fields like childhood development, healthy aging, pain and anxiety management, and rehabilitation... READ MORE >>

Randolph Announces 2019-2020 Academic and Leadership Awards

Randolph College banner in front of Main Hall

Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: Aisha Downs Rachel Trexler Ellis ’44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Lewis Ward Awarded annually with preference given to a graduating senior studio art major. The criteria for the selection shall include inherent artistic talent and academic performance, along with the intention to pursue a... READ MORE >>

Randolph student lands internship with Boston College’s Cooperation Lab

Grace Hart ’23

The lab’s summer research assistants gain experience in all stages of the research process, including recruiting families, collecting and analyzing data, and discussing results.... READ MORE >>

Randolph grad’s research published in Annual Review of Psychology

Diep “Penny” Trieu ’15

Diep “Penny” Trieu ’15 recently published her research on the defining elements of social media and its links to key psychological effects in the Annual Review of Psychology. Currently a graduate student at the University of Michigan, Trieu also published similar research for her honors thesis in psychology at Randolph. We asked her a few... READ MORE >>

Psychology facilities receive significant renovations thanks to VFIC grant, alumna memorial fund

A student uses the virtual reality equipment in the new psychology laboratory

Boasting one of the first psychology programs in the nation, Randolph has always been on the cutting edge of psychological research. In order to maintain that reputation and tradition, the College recently revamped the department’s facilities to better meet the needs of its current faculty and students. The renovation was made possible through a grant... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s got talent: Nashville star Sara Beck balances love of teaching with passion for performing

Psychology professor Sara Beck performs on stage

When she agreed to perform in Randolph’s popular once-every-four-years tradition, The Show, psychology professor Sara Beck didn’t know exactly what she was getting into. During her first year teaching, she had heard stories about the comedy skits, the dancing tea cups, and other unique “talents” that her colleagues would perform. But when it came time... READ MORE >>

Elizabeth Delery ’14 named Cell Culture Hero, will present worldwide webinar

Elizabeth Delery

Elizabeth Delery ’14 has been named a Cell Culture Hero by Gibco/Thermo Fisher, and will present a global webinar on July 31 at noon. Registration for the event is available at http://bit.ly/2Yml06h. Delery is a postdoctoral fellow for the physiology department at Louisiana State University’s Health Sciences Center, where she studies the neurobiological interactions of... READ MORE >>