The Psychology Department at California State University, Northridge has long been considered to be outstanding. In fact, a recent report from the National Science Foundation confirmed that more graduates of our department completed Ph.D. programs than graduates from any other non-Ph.D. granting university in the country.
Thousands of parents in California rely on the more than 30,000 licensed family child care homes in the state to take care of their children during and after daytime work hours.
Though these providers, on average, have more than 11 years of professional experience and engage in professional development and quality improvement, a substantial number of them struggle financially, according to findings from a study led by California State University, Northridge psychology professor Holli Tonyan. Read more about Prof. Tonyan's Research.
Five faculty from the Department of Psychology have been awarded the 2015-16 Exceptional Levels of Service to Students Award! Read more
Congratulations to Drs. Mark Otten & Jill Razani, this year's recipients of two CSUN Faculty Awards! Read more
Please join us Thursday, April 28th for the annual Envisioning California Lecture titled the "Year of the Angry Voter."
Since 2013, the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® has published pass-rate data for the BCBA certification exam. For the 2015 exam, CSUN students taking the exam for the first time had a passing rate of 97% compared to the national average of 70%. Read more
Please join the Psychology Department for the next talk in the Applied Behavior Analysis Speaker Series. Special guest, Dr. Patrick Johnson from California State University, Chico will discuss "Mechanisms and models: Understanding the role of delay and probability discounting in public health behaviors." Learn more about this presentation.