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Established by the Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences in 1967, the Department of Psychology is an intellectually diverse community of scholars engaged in research addressing both basic psychological processes and social issues.

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Dr. Abigail Marsh’s work on altruism featured in Georgetown Magazine

June 7, 2024 — Did you know men are more likely to undertake heroic acts, but women are more likely to donate a kidney to a stranger? Dr. Abigail Marsh’s fascinating work on altruism has been…

June 7, 2024

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Drs. Abigail Marsh and Janet Mann publish article on empathy for wildlife

May 29, 2024 — Drs. Abigail Marsh and Janet Mann have published a research article in Ambio relating to empathy, wildlife, and conservation efforts. To read more, click…

May 29, 2024

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Hoyas Connected celebrates a successful first year

May 29, 2024 — The psychology department is celebrating the very successful completion of the first year of Hoyas Connected! Originally begun at the University of Virginia as The Connection…

May 29, 2024

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