Psychology

Psychology majors at Northeastern University create paths specific to their interests, while obtaining a strong foundation in research and practice, through a flexible curriculum, and many experiential opportunities. 

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Degree Programs

The Department of Psychology offers many degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, providing insight into the interdisciplinary study of mind, brain, and behavior.

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Behavioral Neuroscience Graduate featured in “Outside the Classroom”

Li McCarthy, a recent graduate from the Behavioral Neuroscience program talks about Color Vision Research from Vision Science Society 2016 in this Northeastern University Honors Program “Outside the Classroom” article.  

Dr. Rebecca Shansky to work on new NIH-funded study on stress related behaviors

Associate Professor Rebecca Shansky will work with long time friend and colleague Assistant Professor Dr. Matthew Hill from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute on a new NIH funded…

Co-op student works to support young girls coping with trauma

James Evans is a linguistics and psychology major who is spending his co-op helping young girls in Uganda who have survived abuse or neglect. Learn about his experience here.

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Nov 30th, 2017
Come join the Psychology Department as we welcome Dr. Lique Coolen from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Coolen will be giving a talk titled "Experience with Social Reward…