Congrats to Anna Zamm, Caroline Palmer and coauthors on their publication: "Neural Dynamics of Interpersonal Synchrony Between Performing Musicians"

This wireless EEG study demonstrated significant inter-brain correlations between duet musicians that corresponded to their ability to synchronize with their partner.

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Anthony (Tony) Marley (1940 - 2021)

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Tony Marley, professor emeritus and former Department chair. Dr. Marley was a world-renowned mathematical psychologist, and we are deeply grateful to have had him as a colleague, mentor, and friend. His presence will be remembered fondly.

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Congratulations to our 2021 graduates!

From everyone here at the Department, we send our warmest congratulations to all of you – wherever you are presently located - and we hope that you take a moment to celebrate your achievement and be proud of what you have accomplished!

Remote teaching and distance learning in fields of science during a global pandemic

In a recent two-part article in the McGill Reporter, Prof. Melanie Dirks offers insight into the challenges of remote teaching and distance learning during a global pandemic. Access Part 1 via the link below. 

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Congrats to Todd Vogel, Ross Otto, and Mathieu Roy on their recent publication: "Forced Choices Reveal a Trade-off between Cognitive Effort and Physical Pain"

The authors found that people are willing to experience pain rather than engage in mentally effortful activity. This finding has implications for pain management intervention, and in clinical contexts that feature symptoms of anhedonia and low motivation. 

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In the Spotlight

Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience PhD candidate Sivaniya Subramaniapillai talks to In The Spotlight about her work on brain-aging trajectories of women & men throughout the adult lifespan and the different possible routes to healthy aging.

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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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Welcome to the Department of Psychology

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 4th 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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