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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Study reevaluates whether humans’ physiological reaction to emotions is uniform

For hundreds of years, psychologists have operated under the notion that each emotion category—anger, sadness, fear, disgust, happiness, surprise—has its own physiological fingerprint. But that assumption is not true, according…
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Exercise your way to better money, focus, sleep and more

Exercise is good for your health. We all know that. But here's a news flash: 150-300 minutes of it per week can give you better and longer sleep, help with…
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Psychology postdoctoral research associate receives Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

Anna Kosovicheva works with Dr.Peter Bex and will be doing research in translational vision science.
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May 3rd, 2018
The College of Science, Psychology Department will host the 2018 Undergraduate Ceremony on Thursday May 3, 2018 in 20 West Village F. Keep an eye out for a formal Save…