Movie Technology Aids Childhood Research

Using the digital motion-capture technology that made the fabulous worlds of the films Avatar and Tron Legacy possible, Tulane psychologists are analyzing the early development of coordination skills in babies. Read More »

Estrogen Treatments

Short-term Estrogen Treatments Improve Memory

Short-term estrogen therapy during menopause may have a lasting effect on memory, according to research performed by a Tulane psychologist and neuroscientist. Read More »

Stacy Overstreet

First-Class Teachers

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery,” wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson. This year’s four outstanding Tulane teachers have proven that art in the classroom. Read More »


Spiders: What's the Fear Factor?

Do humans have an inborn fear of spiders? Terry Christenson, an expert on evolution of behavior in spiders, believes it’s a culturally acquired phobia. Read More »

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Drs. Alvarez and Gray join the Psychology Department faculty.
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Dr. Daniel was promoted to Professor and Dr. Cunningham was appointed to Associated Provost for Graduate Studies and Research.
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In the News

Dr. Hoerger is selected as Tulane’s 2014 Roadmap Scholar by the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center.
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