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York University
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Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour and experience. Within our program, you can examine a variety of fields and viewpoints, including child development, sensation, perception, animal behaviour, social psychology, abnormal psychology, and more.

Why Psychology at Glendon? ››

Careers & Alumni


Glendon graduates are successful in various fields. Dr. Ann Cavoukian is the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner; Gabrielle Bouhenic is now a medical doctor; and Michelle Peterson is a professor at the University of Toronto.

Our students have a high success rate in graduate school admissions. Graduates also work in counselling, teaching, social work, human resources, business, and various health professions. As well, some students pursue careers in law and medicine.


Professors
Professor Moore

CBC's The National explores the issue of Truth, Lies, and Confessions, during which Glendon Professor Tim Moore explained why false confessions are so difficult to defend in court. More ››

Professor Anne Russon is a prominent primatologist who specializes in understanding great ape intelligence and is dedicated to saving orangutans, the world’s red apes.


Students
CourtneyCourtney is a Psychology major with a minor in English. After an exchange which allowed her to study in Switzerland, she’s back at Glendon and balancing many extra-curricular activities. Most notably, she volunteers on a weekly basis at the Aphasia Institute, which is a Toronto-based organization that provides support for those with communication disabilities.

 

  Program Highlights

The Cognitive Neuropsychology Concentration coordinates applied research opportunities between Glendon students and affiliated hospitals and health centres.

Psychology is available as a bilingual or trilingual international Bachelor of Arts.

Glendon’s on-site research laboratory allows you to apply the concepts you learn in class.

Participate in the annual “Primates Day” and bi-annual “Research Day”, hosted by the Psychology Department.

Glendon Psychology Professors also teach in the Graduate Program in Psychology at the Keele campus.

The R.L. Cohen Scholarship in Psychology is awarded annually to a psychology major with the highest mark in PSYC 4240, Advanced Experimental Design. More ››


In the News

Glendon psychologist shares her research with The New York Times

Glendon Psychology Professor Receives NSERC Grant

Bilingual people think twice as fast - says graduate student in psychology

Professor Timothy Moore Expresses Expert Opinion on Subliminal Messages


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Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) Codes
BA: YGB
iBA Bilingual: YGG
iBA Trilingual: YGH (Upper-year entry)