Aging Research

McFarland, C., & Glisky, E. (2011).  Implementation intentions and prospective memory among older adults: An investigation of the role of frontal lobe function.  Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 18, 633-652.

Walther, K., Bendlin, B., Glisky, E., Trouard, T., Lisse, J., Posever, J., & Ryan, L. (2011).  Anti-inflammatory drugs protect against age-related differences in brain volume. Neurobiology of Aging, 32, 497-505.

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Diversity Courses

Diversity content is integrated into most Department of Psychology courses where feasible. In addition, the Department offers a number of courses that specifically focus on diversity.

Courses with Strong Diversity Content

PSY 216          Psychology of Gender

PSY 357          Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

PSY 365          Introduction to Culture

PSY 382          Psychology of Health Disparities

PSY 405         Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (of Developmental Disorders)

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Participate in Research Studies

The Tweety Language Development Lab and Tigger Cognitive Development Lab are recruiting infants  between the ages of 4 and 17 months for single visit studies that last about 30 minutes. If you are interesting in participating or learning more about our research, please email childcognitionlab@gmail.com  or visit http://web.arizona.edu/~tweety/ and http://web.arizona.edu/~tigger/

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Tucson Internships


Below is a list of some opportunities for internships available in Tucson. This is not an exhaustive list. If you are interested in pursuing an internship at an organization that is not on this list, simply contact that organization and follow the same process to arrange sponsorship. You can also view a list of opportunities elsewhere in Arizona and outside the state.

Graduate School

Graduate school is a common consideration for students although many ultimately choose not to pursue a graduate level degree. If you are among those who would like to continue your education or if you have found that you need to obtain a higher degree for the career you wish to pursue (see Employment Information if you are unsure), then you might find the following information helpful. Below you will find a description of the three most common graduate degree options for Psychology majors.

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