Macalester students have the opportunity to conduct honors research projects in close consultation with faculty mentors.
Students frequently serve as research assistants for faculty research. Here, Professor Brooke Lea works with research assistants in a study of text processing.
Professor Wiertelak has led a trip to Australia to teach about animal behavior. Students derive great appreciation for the connections between animal adaptations and their environmental niches.
To evaluate stress physiology, a student answers questions while her respiration, electrocardiogram, and skin conductance are assessed.
Maddie Kornfeld '16 and Marium Ibrahim '16 worked with Professor Joan Ostrove to examine the qualities that people with disabilities value in their non-disabled allies.
Intimidated by Data? Mac Meets You Where You Are
Handling complex data is essential in almost every field. At Macalester you can successfully learn data science from any starting point.
Current Course Syllabi
- Inside the Animal Mind
- Community Psychology and Public Health
- Psychology of Language
- Mind Reading: Understanding Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging