Dept. of Psychology
The Department of Psychology of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is considered to be among the premier psychology departments. The faculty maintains a worldwide reputation for excellence and for being at the "cutting edge" of knowledge in the field.
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(2015-01-21)How do we prepare for complex tasks? Can we optimize preparatory control processes, especially as they decline with age? The research program detailed here sheds light on these questions by employing integrative paradigms ...
(2015-01-21)People often view their sociopolitical systems as fair and natural despite glaring biases in their structure. Current theories of this striking phenomenon trace its roots to a motivation to alleviate anxiety and uncertainty. ...
(2015-01-21)Non-verbal behaviors may facilitate effective social interactions, which are crucial aspects of human life. Among non-verbal behaviors, interpersonal touch has an important role in social interactions because of its emotional ...
(2015-01-21)Why do we notice one thing but not another? Why does one person see something that another does not? Change blindness describes a common failure to notice discontinuities across some disruption. Inattentional blindness ...
(2015-01-21)Trouble in language production sometimes surfaces in errors and sometimes surfaces in delays. Since these two symptoms of difficulty can trade off, theories may make predictions that are confirmed with measures of accuracy ...