In the Spotlight

As part of our reflection on the collective and ongoing fight against institutionalized and structural Anti-Black racism, In the Spotlight talked to Assistant Professor Dr. Eric Hehman and Vanier Scholar Eugene K. Ofosu about their research on the impact of communicating norms at individual, group, and institutional levels.

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Congratulations to this year's graduates!

It is with great pleasure and pride that we recognize two new Masters of Science and six new PhD recipients at the Spring 2020 Virtual Convocation.

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. 

Read the NYT Obituary

Congratulations to Neeraj Kumar and David Ostry for their new publication in PLoS Biology!

This paper shows that the consolidation of motor memories actually requires the somatosensory cortex, and not necessarily the motor cortex. Findings like these are crucial precursors to the development of better techniques for rehabilitation and motor relearning post-injury.      

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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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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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Welcome to the Department of Psychology

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 3rd issue of our departmental newsletter!

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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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