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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You’re a Baby. Your Parent just Threw a Slice of Cheese at You. Now What?

People all over the world are throwing slices of American cheese (which are pretty sticky, it turns out) at their unsuspecting babies, filming the babies’ reactions, and posting the videos…
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You Want To Manage Your Anger Better. Your Brain Wants You to Stay Alive. Here’s How You Can Do Both.

Can you discern the differences among all the subtle shades of your anger? Lisa Feldman Barrett explains how emotion and the brain are linked.
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Karen Quigley Appointed Fellow of the Association for Psychological Sciences

In December of 2018, Karen Quigley, Professor of Psychology was appointed Fellow of the Association of Psychological Sciences. Congratulations to Karen on this incredible honor!
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May 2nd, 2019
SAVE THE DATE! The Psychology Department will be holding a reception to celebrate our graduating seniors in the Curry Student Center, West Addition Mezzanine on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at…