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The Department of Psychology

Welcome to the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan.  The Department of Psychology is one of the largest and strongest departments in the College and at the University.  We have 25 full-time faculty members and more than 20 adjunct or professional affiliates associated with the department.  As well, we have an active collaboration with the faculty at St. Thomas More College.  We offer undergraduate BA and BSc degrees and well as graduate degrees in four areas of specialization:  Applied Social Psychology, Basic Behavioural Science, Clinical Psychology, and Culture and Human Development.  We currently have over 75 graduate students in our four programs working towards MA or PhD degrees.  Thank you for your interest in our programs and welcome to our department.

Recent News

Go with your gut, but check with your head, says U of S decision-making expert
posted April 4, 2014
By Michael Robin Should you go with your gut, or with your head? For Valerie Thompson, University of Saskatchewan professor of cognitive psychology, it depends: do you need a quick answer, or a...

Research could improve emergency evacuation procedures
posted December 13, 2013
Research could improve emergency evacuation procedures by Michael Robin At first, the 2011 fire in the forest near Wollaston Lake’s airport wasn’t considered a threat. But within 24...

Report outlines problems with northern evacuations
posted November 28, 2013
The following article features researchers Julia Scharbach and James Waldram from the Department of Anthropology, who went to Wollaston Lake to meet with the Hatchet Lake chief and council. They...

U of S researcher studies effects of trauma on children and caregivers
posted November 21, 2013
With United Nations Children’s Day on Nov. 20, a University of Saskatchewan researcher is providing a stark reminder that children suffer interpersonal trauma at disturbingly high rates, often...

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Department of Psychology
University of Saskatchewan
Arts 154, 9 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK S7N 5A5