The School of Psychology at Central China Normal University has a long history, which dates from 1924. The psychology major started to recruit undergraduate students in 1985. In 1993, the Department of Psychology was established. As our research, teaching, and service expanded, the School of Psychology was established in 2005.
Our School excels in research, teaching, and service in the Central China area, and is among the top ranked psychology departments and institutions in China. The undergraduate and postgraduate programs provide extensive course offerings and research opportunities in six program areas, namely, cognitive, developmental, educational, industry and organization, social and personality, and clinical and counseling.
At our ten-year anniversary, the Key Laboratory of Adolescent Cyberpsychology and Behavior (Central China Normal University), affiliated with the Ministry of Education, was formally established. The initiation of the Key Lab was approved by the Ministry of Education in December 2010. It is an interdisciplinary effort, developed on the basis of core disciplines in Psychology, Education, and Information Science. The Key Lab provides excellent research facilities and environments, equipped with several state-of-the-art instruments, such as EEG record analysis system, eye movement record analysis system, and biofeedback tester. There are four major research areas: Cyber cognition in learning and teaching, Cyber social behavior, Cyber and adolescent mental health, and Adolescent Internet Culture and Content Security.
The Key Lab provides excellent research facilities and environments, equipped with several state-of-the-art instruments, such as EEG record analysis system, eye movement record analysis system, and biofeedback tester.
Our research team includes a group of outstanding, young, creative, and vibrant researchers, led by leading academic figures in different research areas.
The Laboratory has a reasonably structured research team, which has a strong research capacity. The research team has 65 stable researchers: 29 professors, 15 associate professors, and 21 lecturers and engineers. Among them, 60 researchers have doctoral degrees, and the average age of all team members is below 40 years old.