Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology is located at Behavioural Science 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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THESIS DEFENSES

  • Eldar Eftekhari
    Eldar Eftekhari  will be defending his MA Thesis entitled: “Effects of Self-Distancing and Mindfulness Instructions on Anxiety and Approach Motivation,” on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:00pm  in 163 Behav …
  • Meghan George
    Meghan George  will be defending her MA Thesis entitled: “A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Minority and Non-White Majority Children’s Implicit Attitudes Toward Racial Outgroups,” on Tuesday, May 26, …
  • Sadia Zafar
    Sadia Zafar  will be defending her PhD Dissertation entitled: “Familial Abuse of South Asian Immigrant Woman: Analysis of the Narratives of Victims, ” on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 10:00am in 163 Beh …

AWARDS & HONOURS

  • Dr.Debra J. Pepler – Donald O. Hebb Award
    Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Science has been awarded to Dr.Debra J. Pepler recognizing her lifetime of achievements …
  • York University celebrates its leading researchers
    York University celebrated its leading researchers last Wednesday for their outstanding achievements during the third annual York U Research Leaders celebration. Hosted by York University President an …
  • Two York professors receive President’s Research Awards
    Two York researchers have been honoured with 2015 President’s Research Awards.  Professor Sergey Krylov, Faculty of Science, has been selected as the recipient of the President’s Research Excellence A …