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Founded in the early 1960s, the Department has grown to become one of the most esteemed Departments of Psychology in Canada.

Our faculty and our graduate program are internationally renowned.

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  1. Jan. 22, 2020UW researchers work on rationality and reasonableness featured in Vox

    Richard Eibach and Igor Grossmann's study on what prompts people to use rationality in their decision-making is featured in Vox Magazine.  You can read all about it at the link.

  2. Dec. 20, 2019ECEC Closing

    The ECEC children’s program closes December 20, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, January 6, 2020 with regular hours. 

  3. Dec. 13, 2019Paul Wehr wins the 2019 Online Course Design Award

    Paul Wehr is the recipient of the Online Course Design Award for 2019 for his newly developed PSYCH 101 online course.  

    A committee of reviewers noted:

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  1. Jan. 24, 2020Department of Psychology 2019-2020 Colloquium Series

    Speaker: Dr. Heather Henderson, University of Waterloo

    Title:  Childhood Shyness: Linking Attention, Information Processing, and Relationships

    Location: PAS 2083

    Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

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