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Psychological Sciences

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UConn’s undergraduate program in Psychological Sciences is designed to prepare students for advanced work and professions in psychology and related areas. The Psychological Sciences Department’s curriculum reflects the nature of the field as both a social and a natural science.  Psychological Sciences majors may choose to complete their entire degree locally at UConn Waterbury or may transition to the main campus in Storrs upon completion of 54 credits (2 years of full time study).

Waterbury Campus Psychological Sciences Faculty

Robert Astur
 Associate Professor

  • Hippocampal memory, Virtual reality testing of complex behaviors, spatial memory and development, gender differences, substance abuse, PTSD, techniques for building psychological resiliency in at-risk populations
  • Research Lab: Human Neuroscience Lab

Kimberly Cuevas
 Associate Professor

Kimberli Treadwell
Associate Professor

  • Cognitive and environmental factors in child anxiety, assessment and treatment of child anxiety, parental influences in child behavior disorders
  • Research Lab: Child and Adolescent Anxiety Lab


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