In the Spotlight

Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience PhD candidate Todd Vogel talks to In The Spotlight about the complexity of pain research and how other mental processes can disrupt our conscious processing of pain.

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Virtual Undergraduate Poster Session

To recognize the commitment, passion, strength, and hard work of our undergraduate thesis students this year, we built a virtual poster board so you read up about them and their research!

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Congratulations to this year's graduates!

It is with great pleasure and pride that we recognize six new PhD recipients, two new Masters of Science, and many students receiving Bachelors degrees in Psychology at the Spring 2020 Virtual Convocation. See the link below for a video of the proceedings, including an inspiring message from our faculty. 

Convocation 2020 Video

Dr. Melanie Dirks receives a Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching

"One course doubled in size after she started teaching it, while another saw its enrollment jump from 80 to 400 students in three years," said Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies). Congratulations to Melanie!

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Dr. Jessica Flake has been awarded a Wares Innovator Grant!

Assistant Director of Methods at the Psychological Science Accelerator (PSA), Dr. Flake has been funded to undertake a project within the PSA mission, which is to accelerate the collection of reliable and generalizable evidence in psychological science. Congratulations to Jessica and her team!

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Remembering eminent pain researcher and McGill professor of psychology, Dr. Ronald Melzack (1929-2019)

Dr. Melzack contributed groundbreaking work on pain perception, its measurement and treatment. He has left an indelible mark on the McGill community, and on the scientific and medical communities worldwide. 

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Welcome to the Department of Psychology

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Undergraduate Studies

Students can pursue one of three undergraduate degree programs through our department: B.A., B.Sc., or B.A./B.Sc.

Graduate Programs

The department offers two research-intensive doctoral streams — the Clinical Track and the Experimental Track




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