Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology. Psi Chi’s mission is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general. Specifically, Psi Chi aims to 1) Advance science and the profession of psychology, 2) Promote an educational experience consistent with the mission, 3) Promote ethical and socially responsible members and leaders, 4) Define and establish an organizational structure that promotes our mission, and 5) Recognize and foster the contributions that diversity makes to the science and practice of psychology.
With over 1400 majors, the psychology undergraduate program is one of the largest at GSU. It has an active Honors Program and Presidential Assistants Program for exceptional students interested in advanced training in behavioral and psychological research, and a large Psi Chi club for majors. Applied and research practica are available for advanced students in a variety of areas.
The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) is an award-winning, interdisciplinary research consortium composed of more than 150 neuroscientists. Researchers use cutting-edge techniques from brain imaging to molecular methods. When evaluated by the National Science Foundation, the Center was found to be "a model for the execution of science." Behavioral Research Advancements in Neuroscience (BRAIN) is the hallmark program of the undergraduate education arm of the CBN. The program consists of a 10-week summer research and education experience.
PURC will take place on Friday, November 12, 2021 online between 9 am and 3:15pm.
Click here to attend: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87151672420 Webinar ID: 871 5167 2420
Yes! PURC is open to anyone and we welcome all attendees.
YES! All students are encouraged to attend, and no advance registration is necessary.
No. All PURC proposals must be submitted by an undergraduate author.
PURC is shorthand for the Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference at Georgia State University. This conference is held each fall and is co-sponsored by the GSU Department of Psychology, and the GSU chapter of Psi Chi (the National Undergraduate Honorary Society for Psychology). V-PURC stands for Virtual-Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference and is when the conference is held online.
Office Hours (Available Remotely):
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
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Georgia State University
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