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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.


  • Molly McCarthy
    Molly McCarthy will be defending her MA Thesis entitled: “I-We boundary fluctuations in couple adjustment to colorectal cancer and life with a permanent colostomy: A qualitative validation study,” on …
  • Jessica Hillgrove-Stuar
    Jessica Hillgrove-Stuart  will be defending her PhD Dissertation entitled: “The Relationship Between Caregiver Emotional Availability, Caregiver Soothing Behaviours, and Infant Attachment Style in an …
  • Katie Herdman
    Katie Herdman  will be defending her MA Thesis entitled: “Impoverished Descriptions of Familiar Routes in Three Cases of Hippocampal Amnesia,” on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 1:30pm in 163 Behaviou …