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.

News

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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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Elizabeth Curtis, Biology '19, pours a pint of lager at the Boston Beer Company in Jamaica Plain. Photo by Tim Briggs

The Science (and Co-ops) Behind Boston Beer

An exploration of Boston Beer Company's R&D Brewery, through the eyes of three College of Science co-ops. 
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What Made This Ted Talk One Of The Most Watched Of 2018?

A talk by Northeastern psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett about how our brains control emotions amassed more than 3 million views last year.
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Events

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Feb 27th, 2019
Dr. Lisa Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology; Director, Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory at Northeastern University, will be speaking at the first event in the Spring 2019 “Us vs. Them:…