Application materials: A Message from the Dean; Mission Statement; Staff Directory; Committees; Ask the Dean; Graduate School Awards & Prizes; News; GSAS Photo Galleries; History of the Graduate School Scores from the GRE General Test are now optional. Psychology also offers a combined Ph.D. degree program with Philosophy. Applicable ethics and local laws reviewed.M 9am-10:30am, PSYC 690b, Ethics, Diversity, Supervision, Consultation, and Professional Practice  Mary O'Brien, Introduction to ethical and legal guidelines for clinical practice. Some topics include computational models of concept acquisition, levels of concepts, natural kinds and artifacts, and applications of some of the issues.HTBA, PSYC 737a or b, Research Topics in Clinical and Affective Neuroscience  Avram Holmes, Seminar focusing on ongoing research projects in clinical, cognitive, and translation neuroscience. The overall goal is to gain an understanding of the different cognitive processes and algorithms that underlie skill acquisition. An official grade transcript is neither required nor necessary for the review of your application. We also consider the ways in which signing communities/deaf culture interact with the hearing world―often as marginalized minority groups―and reflect upon access to language and information as a basic human right. Adapted to meet individual needs with location at a suitable APA-approved internship setting.HTBA, PSYC 802a or b, Clinical Internship (Adult)  Mary O'Brien, Advanced training in clinical psychology with adults. There must be at least one grade of Honors, and there may not be more than one grade of Pass. To ensure that your application is complete, please use the checklist below and follow the … Two of the three required basic-level courses must be in two different areas of psychology outside the student’s main area of concentration. Jennifer Richeson (203.432.6686, jennifer.richeson@yale.edu), Professors Woo-kyoung Ahn, John Bargh, Paul Bloom, Thomas Brown (Emeritus), Tyrone Cannon, B.J. Co… The formal requirements are: (1) Course work selected to meet the individual’s objectives with a minimum of three basic-level courses and one course in data analysis. degree is awarded upon satisfactory completion of a first-year research project, a predissertation research project, and a minimum of eight courses. Degree requirements. The ease with which humans acquire and sharpen skills belies the complexity involved in selecting and executing the correct actions in a given situation. We examine possible ways to reverse the decline.M 1:30pm-3:20pm, PSYC 628a, Neuroscience of Decision-Making  Molly Crockett, An overview and examination of the neuroscience of decision-making. (en route to the Ph.D.) The M.S. The deadline to submit the application and all supporting materials (e.g. For more information, see Special Requirements of the Combined Ph.D. program in African American Studies. PhD Apply: Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Program Statistics. Adapted to meet individual needs with location at a suitable APA-approved internship setting.HTBA, PSYC 805a, Affective Bases of Behavior  Dylan Gee, Primary source readings and lectures by experts on broad and general topics in the affective bases of behavior. Topics include typical and atypical neurodevelopmental trajectories, the development of fear learning and emotion regulation, effects of early life stress and trauma, environmental and genetic influences associated with risk and resilience, and interventions for anxiety and stress-related disorders in youth.HTBA, PSYC 755a or b, Research Topics in Intergroup Relations  Jennifer Richeson, Students in this laboratory course are introduced to and participate in social-psychological research examining interactions and broader relations between members of socioculturally advantaged and disadvantaged groups. Application requirements and guidelines. Close Main Navigation. See the Yale College Programs of Study website. The Psychology Section within the Yale Department of Psychiatry is one of the largest and most accomplished groups of psychologists in an academic medical center. Prospective students intending to apply for the Combined Ph.D. in African American Studies and a participating joint department or program must also contact the respective department/program and request a description of all Ph.D. requirements and courses. Casey, Marvin Chun, Margaret Clark, John Dovidio (Emeritus), Jutta Joormann, Alan Kazdin (Emeritus), Frank Keil, Joshua Knobe (Philosophy), Marianne LaFrance (Emerita), Gregory McCarthy, Jennifer Richeson, Peter Salovey, Laurie Santos, Brian Scholl, Nicholas Turk-Browne, Tom Tyler (Law School), Karen Wynn (Emerita), Associate Professors Arielle Baskin-Sommers, Steve Chang, Yarrow Dunham, Avram Holmes, Assistant Professors Molly Crockett, Dylan Gee, Maria Gendron, Julian Jara-Ettinger, Samuel McDougle, Robert Rutledge, Ilker Yildirim, Lecturers Richard Aslin (Senior Lecturer), Stephanie Lazzaro, Kristi Lockhart (Senior Lecturer), Mary O’Brien, Affiliated Faculty Alan Anticevic (Psychiatry), Amy Arnsten (Neuroscience), Christopher Benjamin (Neurology), Tori Brescoll (School of Management), Philip Corlett (Psychiatry), Ravi Dhar (School of Management), Tamar Gendler (Philosophy), Walter Gilliam (Child Study Center), Carlos Grilo (Psychiatry), Jeannette Ickovics (Public Health), Dan Kahan (Law School), Robert Kerns (Veterans Administration Medical Center), Hedy Kober (Psychiatry), John Krystal (Psychiatry), Becca Levy (Public Health), Ifat Levy (Neuroscience), Lawrence Marks (Environmental Health Sciences), Linda Mayes (Child Study Center), Carolyn Mazure (Psychiatry), James McPartland (Child Study Center), George Newman (School of Management), Nathan Novemsky (School of Management), Helena Rutherford (Child Study Center), Wendy Silverman (Child Study Center), Dana Small (Psychiatry), Jane Taylor (Psychiatry), Fred Volkmar (Child Study Center), Gideon Yaffe (Law School). We also cover seminal work on animal models for mechanistic insights into the neurobiology of human behavior. http://psychology.yale.edu Chair The course includes discussion of multicultural and diversity issues as they apply to these therapeutic approaches.T 9am-10:50am, PSYC 689a, Psychopathology and Diagnostic Assessment  Mary O'Brien, Didactic practicum for first-year clinical students. Non-Yale courses A department may, with the approval of the Graduate School, waive a portion of the Ph.D. course requirement (normally a maximum of three courses) in recognition of previous non-Yale graduate-level work completed after receipt of the bachelor’s or bachelor’s-equivalent degree. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.HTBA, PSYC 739a or b, Research Topics in Autism and Related Disorders  Fred Volkmar, Focus on research approaches in the study of autism and related conditions including both psychological and neurobiological processes. Privacy policy Opportunities for teaching are matched as closely as possible with students’ academic interests. For instance, we examine the phenomena and processes associated with one’s beliefs about members of social groups (stereotypes), attitudes and evaluative responses toward group members (prejudice), and behaviors toward members of a social group based on their group membership (discrimination). The course incorporates perspectives from economics, psychology, philosophy, decision theory, and finance, and engages long-standing debates about rational choice.HTBA, PSYC 605b, Social Emotions  Margaret Clark, The nature and function of emotions in social context. Philosophers ask: Are there really such things as individuals who endure over time, from cradle to grave? Each grants specific degrees. Prerequisite: some prior experience with programming, data preprocessing, and basic fMRI analysis.T 1pm-4pm, PSYC 602b / MGMT 758b, Foundations of Behavioral Economics  Shane Frederick, The course explores foundational topics in behavioral economics and discusses the dominant prescriptive models (which propose what decision makers should do) and descriptive models (which aim to describe what decision makers actually do). Students must also demonstrate proficiency in one foreign language, as described under Ph.D. These findings have not only had important implications for the sociopolitical status of deaf people as a native, American minority community, but have also caused linguists and psychologists to reevaluate their most fundamental theories of language representation and processing in the mind and brain. What is our natural understanding of personal identity and the self, and how does this change through development? We discuss various forms of disinhibition from trait (e.g., impulsivity, low constraint, externalizing) to disorder (e.g., antisocial personality disorder, psychopathy, substance use disorders), diverse methods (e.g., psychophysiology, self-report, neuroimaging, interventions), and multiple levels of analyses (e.g., neural, environmental, social). Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.HTBA, PSYC 731a or b, Research Topics in Cognition and Development  Frank Keil, A weekly seminar discussing research topics concerning cognition and development. Students are then formally admitted to Ph.D. candidacy. Our lab studies these topics by combining neurophysiological and neuroendocrinological techniques in nonhuman animals.HTBA, PSYC 753a or b, Research Topics in Legal Psychology  Tom Tyler, This seminar is built around student research projects. The academic requirements for the M.Phil. To send official GMAT results, select Code 3TJ-30-78 for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Psychology offers a combined Ph.D. degree program with African American Studies. M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D. On completing these requirements, students are awarded a Ph.D. either in Philosophy and Psychology, or in Psychology and Philosophy. The graduate program in the Department of Psychology annually enrolls about 15 new Ph.D. students. As you probably know, the number of applications we receive here at Yale far exceeds the number of slots we have available. Each Area of Specialization may have distinct application and graduation requirements. Yet, those joyous moments of discovery and exploration often fade as children grow older and cease to wonder. The Ph.D. and Psy.D. Program The Philosophy and Psychology Combined PhD Program is a program offered by the Departments of Philosophy and Psychology at Yale. Affiliated Faculty may serve as secondary mentors. Preschoolers and even infants are driven to learn not just facts and statistics, but also underlying causal patterns that are at the heart of many sciences. A course in contemporary social cognition theory and research, in which students fully participate in each week's class discussion of the assigned readings. This course focuses on how to intuitively understand what different tests do, how to run them using R, and how to interpret the results. We also discuss the biological constraints on variation and consistency in emotion as revealed by physiological research on emotion (in both the central and peripheral nervous system). Of the 34 PhD students 20 are in … Students first observe and then perform initial interviews. In addition to the Graduate School, Yale has an undergraduate school (Yale College) and 12 professional schools that award post-baccalaureate degrees in law, medicine, business, drama, art, architecture, music, nursing, etc. Primary focus on high-level cognition, including such issues as the nature of intuitive or folk theories, conceptual change, relations between word meaning and conceptual structure, understandings of divisions of cognitive labor, and reasoning about causal patterns.HTBA, PSYC 733a or b, Research Topics in Social Cognitive Development  Yarrow Dunham, Investigation of various topics in developmental social cognition. What alternative social science models are available and how would institutions be different if those models were used? On Item 9 of the application form, complete "the Proposed Department/Program" with Psychology and Neuroscience. Requirements, above. degree are nine graduate courses (36 units), including Psychology 250A-250B-250C, 251B-251C (research project must be completed), and at least three of the four required core courses (students should refer to Doctoral Degree Course Requirements for … Requirements for the M.A. Readings combine classical and cutting-edge research in psychology, philosophy, and artificial intelligence.T 1:30pm-3:20pm, PSYC 638a / INP 638a, Computational Models of Human Behavior, Why do we do the things we do? There are also many non-degree programs that allow individuals to study or pursue research without matriculating. Classics and Philosophy Combined Ph.D. Psychologists explore beliefs and inclinations. (5) Submission of a dissertation prospectus, and a theme essay that demonstrates the candidate’s comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the area of concentration. The basic-level course requirement must be completed by the end of the second year. Enrollment limited to twenty. This research is examined in terms of theory, methodology, and ethical and professional implications. Attention is also given to the bearing of philosophical ideas within other disciplines. The Department of Psychology does not admit students for a terminal master’s degree. All rights reserved. Evidence-based therapy processes as well as the development of nonspecific therapeutic techniques (such as communicating empathy and structuring therapy sessions) are emphasized so that these skills can be applied across a wide range of client populations and problem presentations. Search this site. In addition, ongoing research on these topics is discussed along with designs for future research.HTBA, PSYC 742a or b, Research Topics in Computation and Cognition  Julian Jara-Ettinger, Seminar-style discussion of recently published and unpublished researched in cognitive development and computational models of cognition.HTBA, PSYC 744a or b, Research Topics in Philosophical Psychology  Joshua Knobe, The lab group focuses on topics in the philosophical aspects of psychology.HTBA, PSYC 745a, Research Topics in Disinhibitory Psychopathology  Arielle Baskin-Sommers, This laboratory course focuses on the study of cognitive and affective mechanisms contributing to disinhibition. M.Phil. Graduate students with any neuroscience research interest are encouraged to take this course. (4) Completion of a predissertation research project, to be initiated not later than the second term and completed not later than May 1 of the second year. This class considers deterrence models and compares them to models emphasizing legitimacy, morality, and social norms. Although the normative issue of how decisions should be made is relevant, the descriptive issue of how decisions are made is the main focus of the course. Statement of Purpose (submitted electronically as part of the graduate application). The general requirements of the Department and of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are kept to a minimum in order to allow each student to be trained in accordance with his or her own interests and career goals. In order to allow students to be trained in accordance with their own interests and career goals, the general requirements of the department are kept to a minimum. Self-scheduled examination or paper option. In this course, we explore the nature of personal identity and see what happens when philosophy meets psychology. IF YOU HAVE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ONLINE UCLA GRADUATE DIVISION APPLICATION, PLEASE EMAIL THE UCLA GRADUATE DIVISION ADMISSIONS … Members of this laboratory read and critique current articles, discuss ongoing research, and plan future studies.T 11:35am-12:50pm, PSYC 752a or b, Research Topics in Neuroscience of Social Behavior  Steve Chang, A weekly seminar discussing recent advances in neuroscience of social behavior. Courses numbered from 120–190 and ending in a zero are core survey courses that introduce students to major areas of psychology and provide additional background for more advanced courses. Weekly discussions include proposed and ongoing research projects. Student Body During the 2019-20 academic year, 34 students are in the PhD degree program. Full-time students normally complete the program in one year. The nature and functions of additional emotions that seem to arise only within the context of social relationships: feelings of hurt, guilt, gratitude, empathic joy, and empathic sadness.MW 1pm-2:15pm, PSYC 610b / PHIL 610b, The Self Over Time: Psychological and Philosophical Approaches  Paul Bloom and Laurie Paul, What makes someone the same person over time? Prerequisite: some background in psychology, philosophy, or related disciplines. The General Management Admission Test (GMAT) is acceptable in lieu of the GRE for applicants to Ph.D. program in Management. Permission of the instructor required.HTBA, PSYC 766a or b, Research Topics in Perception and Cognition  Brian Scholl, Seminar-style discussion of recent research in perception and cognition, covering both recent studies from the literature and the ongoing research in the Yale Perception and Cognition Laboratory.HTBA, PSYC 771a or b, Research Topics in Nonconscious Processes  John Bargh, The lab group focuses on nonconscious influences of motivation, attitudes, social power, and social representations (e.g., stereotypes) as they impact on interpersonal behavior, as well as the development and maintenance of close relationships.HTBA, PSYC 775a or b, Research Topics in Animal Cognition  Laurie Santos, Investigation of various topics in animal cognition, including what nonhuman primates know about tools and foods; how nonhuman primates represent objects and number; whether nonhuman primates possess a theory of mind. Paper score reports are not acceptable and scores released to other schools of Yale University cannot be transferred or used. If a student applies to the Philosophy department for the combined degree program, that student should also contact one or more Psychology faculty members with compatible interests so that a suitable adviser in Psychology can be identified prior to an admissions decision. Notably, we apply the theoretical and empirical work to current events and relevant policy issues.HTBA, PSYC 756a or b, Research Topics in the Fundamentals of Adolescent Brain and Behavior  BJ Casey, We examine and discuss how the brain is sculpted by biological and experiential factors to adapt to the unique challenges of adolescence using behavioral, psychophysiological, genetic, and brain-imaging methods. Students interested in this combined degree can apply to the Philosophy department or the Psychology department. Emphasis on experimental and quasi-experimental designs, threats to validation, confounding, sources of artifact and bias, alternative assessment strategies, and data evaluation methods.W 9:25am-11:15am, PSYC 553a / MGMT 753a, Behavioral Decision-Making I: Choice  Ravi Dhar and Nathan Novemsky, The seminar examines research on the psychology of decision-making, focusing on judgment. Prerequisite: some background in linguistic structure, cognitive science, any signed language, or permission of the instructor is preferred.W 9:25am-11:15am, PSYC 637b, Minds, Brains, and Machines  Julian Jara-Ettinger, Exploration of the implications that the brain is a kind of computer that gives rise to the mind. We also study how these issues shape the experiences of social group members, especially when they are members of low-status and/or minority groups. 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