What is Psychology?

Psychology, the study of mind and behaviour, is one of today's most exciting and rapidly advancing scientific frontiers.

We are committed to providing a high quality educational experience for students that broadly represents the exciting field of psychology. In our program you will explore topics such as:

  • how people perceive the world, make decisions, and think creatively
  • the causes and treatment of depression and anxiety disorders
  • the nature of memory and attention
  • acquisition of linguistic, cognitive, and social abilities in infants and young children
  • relationship dynamics and intergroup processes
  • communication and persuasion
  • cultural influences on behaviour
  • cognitive factors that influence reading disabilities and attention disorders in children
  • neural and physiological processes in human cognition, emotion, and behaviour
  • workplace motivation, employee stress, negotiation dynamics, and leadership

You'll gain insight into the ways this knowledge can be used to solve problems experienced by individuals, families, teams, organizations, and society.