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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.

    Sarah Elke easily passed her doctoral candidacy exam recently.  She led us through a lively, wide-ranging, and thought-provoking discussion.  Sarah is co-supervised by Sandra Wiebe and Anthony Singhal.  Congratulations Sarah!
    Why Psychology?
    Find out why the study of psychology is so important and why it might be the field for you. (more)

    Department News
    Chris SturdyResearch by Chris Sturdy and Allison Hahn on vocal learning in songbirds is featured on the AAAS's EurekAlert! news service. (more)

    Douglas BrucePsychology Alumni Douglas Bruce is featured in the Faculty of Arts alumni blog in an article titled "Sports Hall of Fame recipient found open doors at the U of A". (more)

    Upcoming Events
    Department Seminar. Dec 11, 3:00pm, BS-P226. "The mediated nature of narrative comprehension".

    Teaching of Psychology Brown Bags. Jan 15, 12:00pm, BS-P226. "Integration current popular science into lectures / Studying by generating exam questions: Learning by teaching? / 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)

    Graduate Opportunities
    A list of graduate student positions currently being offered.

    Academic Profile
    Peter HurdFrom the gritty punk shows of Ottawa to the esteemed lecture theaters of Stockholm University, Dr. Peter Hurd has studied aggression throughout the world. (more)

    Anthony SinghalOn the Road to Awareness: Anthony Singhal takes the wheel in driving research and mindfulness therapy collaboration. (more)