Congrats to
Dr. Caroline Palmer on receiving a Senior Mentorship Award!

This award recognizes members of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) who have shown excellence in guiding mentees both intellectually and professionally. Congratulations, Caroline! 


Congrats to postdoctoral fellow Sarah McCrackin and Prof. Jelena Ristic!

Work recently published in Social Psychology showed that face masks significantly impair emotion recognition. This work has important implications for human social interactions in masked conditions. 

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Remembering Donald Taylor (1943 - 2021)

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Don Taylor, professor emeritus. Dr. Taylor was one of Canada's most influential social psychologists, having made an indelible impact as a researcher on intergroup relations and as a devoted teacher. We are grateful to have had him as a colleague, mentor, and friend. 

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Congratulations to Signy Sheldon!

We are proud to announce that Dr. Signy Sheldon has been awarded the 2021 Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Congratulations, Signy!

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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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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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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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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