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 a variety of degree programs at the undergraduate level and a Ph.D. program at the graduate level. Our programs provide insight into the interdisciplinary study of mind, brain, and behavior, with broad applications to such fields as health and medicine, education, business, public and social services, and law.

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Lisa Barrett Honored with the 2019 Thibault Award

Dr. Barrett received the 2019 Thibault Award, chosen by UNC's graduate students.
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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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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…