Research Overview

Dr. Paul Meyer and students in the lab looking at visualization of an action potential.

The Department of Psychology reflects a commitment to cutting-edge research and outstanding training of graduate students in psychological sciences. We offer a vibrant and collegial atmosphere in which to investigate questions about the mind and behavior. 

Research Areas

Active engagement in psychological research is at the core of our degree programs. Our productive faculty supervise students in four primary areas of psychology:

Our Impact

The department has established strong connections across the University and throughout the Buffalo community, including at the Research Institute on Addictions, Buffalo VA Medical Center, Buffalo General Hospital, Erie County Medical Center, Women and Children’s Hospital and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Cancer, as well as in the UB Departments of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and School Psychology.