Department of Psychology
Why study psychology?
Learn how to discuss and apply psychological theories and research. Acquire the expertise involved in conducting research with human participants and animals. Discover how psychology contributes to a diverse field of disciplines: brain and cognitive science, industrial organizational psychology, social psychology, and more.
You'll develop skills that lead to success in a wide range of graduate studies and professional disciplines.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Call to Action 80: One Day and Every Day, This Year and Every Year
The UCalgary Psychology Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Blog...
Parental Use of “Cry Out” in a Community Sample During the First Year of Infant Life. Giesbrecht, G. F., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., Hart, M., Thomas, J., & Tomfohr-Madsen, L. (2020). Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics.
In the media
In the News: Brae Anne McArthur, Psychology, in City News
Calgary's Wood's Homes distress calls at all-time high
In the News: Penny Pexman, Psychology, in BayToday.ca
Why children learn how to say ‘spoon’ before ‘sky’
News and announcements
What are the Odds?
New federal rules allowing faster-paced online sports betting are changing the game. A clinical psychology professor says we need to know when to walk away (and when to run)...