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    Department of Psychology
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    Psychology Department Awards
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    Psychology Poster Day

Department of Psychology

York University's Department of Psychology is located at Behavioural Sciences Building, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto ON M3J 1P3

Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour viewed from social, developmental and biological perspectives.

Our undergraduate program is a gateway to graduate school in Psychology, leading to a career as a clinical psychologist or as a researcher in Psychology or Neuroscience. Our program also provides you with foundational knowledge useful for diverse careers in business, management, health or education; for public sector service, for sales and marketing; and is an excellent preparation for professional studies in medicine, law or social work.

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  • Victoria Barkley
    Victoria Barkley  will be defending her MA Thesis entitled: “Reach Adaptation and Proprioceptive Recalibration following Terminal Visual Feedback of the Hand,” on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:00am in …
  • Stella Dentakos
    Stella Dentakos  will be defending her MA Thesis entitled: “To Be, or Not to Be “Canadian”: “The Role of Acculturation Motivation in International Student Adjustment and Future Residency Intent,” on F …
  • Leah Litwin
    Leah Litwin  will be defending her Thesis entitled: “Using a Resilience Framework to Understand Aboriginal Parenting of Infants in an Urban Aboriginal Community,” on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 1:30pm …