Psychology and Child Development

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Psychology and Child Development Newsletter

Our department is bursting with stories about award-winning faculty and student leaders involved in important work.

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Maddison and Michael, recipients of Baker/Koob grant.

Congratulations to Maddison and Michael

Psych students receive prestigious Baker/Koob grant.

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Professor Garcia Featured in SPSP

Read Dr. Julie Garcia's interview with the Society for Personality and Social Psychology

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Dr. Taylor Smith has had four journal articles accepted to a special issue of "Behavior Genetics."

Professor Smith's work featured in Behavior Genetics

Dr. Taylor Smith has had four journal articles accepted to a special issue of "Behavior Genetics."

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Preschool Learning Lab Teacher Receives SLO County Award

Kari Applegate is our Hands-on-Hero!

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Dr. Jipson's New Book

Jennifer Jipson's new book, "Cognitive Development in Museum Settings" is now on sale!

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Our Department Mission

Our Department Mission

We are dedicated to enhancing the health of individuals, families, and communities through a scientific understanding and application of psychology and child development. We offer a high-quality education fostering a wide-ranging knowledge of psychological and developmental science.

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Commitment to Diversity

Our Commitment to Diversity

We believe in a multicultural approach to psychology and child development that emphasizes understanding, accepting, and valuing individual and group differences.

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Commitment to Community

Community Programs

We offer several outstanding programs and services that support our campus and local communities. At the heart of these efforts are our students who play key roles in ensuring the success of our outreach.

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