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    Department of Psychology
    Whether you want to participate in a wide-ranging liberal arts program at the crossroads of the Arts and Sciences, gain basic background for a mental health career, or contribute to advanced study and research, we are the place to explore your potential, broaden your horizons, and develop your skills. We are committed to: (a) providing an outstanding learning environment; (b) building a vibrant research community; and (c) participating in the University's aspirations to become one of the world's leading academic institutions.

    Visit our new Courses Related to Psychology area for information about courses and course selections.

    Congratulations to Jenna Congdon who successfully defended her Master's thesis and showed impressive composure while being being mobbed with questions.
    Why Psychology?
    Find out why the study of psychology is so important and why it might be the field for you. (more)

    Department News
    Taka MasudaTaka Masuda's research is cited in an article from The Guardian titled "The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it". (more)

    Clay DicksonClay Dickson is in the Faculty of Science news with an article about memory permanence titled "Consolidating Consciousness". (more)

    Upcoming Events
    Sociocultural Group. Sep 11, 12:00pm, BS-P226. "TBA".

    Teaching of Psychology Brown Bags. Sep 18, 12:00pm, BS-P226. "Mindfulness / Course design: The zero-level concept / TBA".

    Sociocultural Group. Sep 25, 1200pm, BS-P226. "TBA".

    >> Event Calendar <<
    Graduate awards
    Psychology graduate students are successful in winning scholarships and awards in competitions ranging from national and provincial to institutional and departmental. (more)

    Researcher Highlight
    Fred ColbourneDr. Fred Colbourne is a Canada Research Chair in Intracerebral Hemorrhagic Stroke. His research uses animal models of stroke, especially intracerebral hemorrhagic, to study mechanisms of injury and repair, and to develop and evaluate experimental therapies that lessen cell death and promote functional recovery. (more)

    Academic Profile
    Alinda FriedmanSince her academic beginnings at SUNY in Stony Brook, New York, Dr. Alinda Friedman has had a remarkable career. (more)

    Kyle MathewsonFrom his early undergraduate days at Grant MacEwan Community College, to his faculty position at the University of Alberta, Kyle Mathewson seems to have found his rhythm in Edmonton. (more)