Department of Psychology

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CHESS Outstanding Graduate in Psychology Department

Emily Brooks, a 2020 PNW graduate in psychology and with a minor in sociology, plans to pursue a career in research and teaching.

She particularly enjoyed her courses in neuroscience of motivated behavior and introduction to learning courses. She cited the impact of faculty members David Pick and Robert Hallock in her development.

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