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Research for Department of Psychology

Our Faculty & Their Research

Faculty members are happy to involve undergraduate students in their research projects, using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, often collaborating with other departments, community members and employers on research projects.

That gives you the opportunity to get additional hands-on experience. Senior undergraduate students may have the unique opportunity to work with faculty and graduate students in research labs to get an up-close and personal view of Psychology in action. In addition to on-campus research facilities, Psychology researchers have carried out studies in South Africa, Japan, Samoa, Bonaire and China, often with the help of student assistants.

Current Research & Areas of Interest:

  • Cognition & Memory
  • Implicit Learning
  • Sexuality & Gender Issues
  • Animal Social Networks
  • Workplace Behaviours
  • Childhood Development
  • Parenting Strategies
  • Neural Network Modelling
  • Social & Ecological Intelligence
  • Social & Sexual Behaviour
  • Language & Communication Issues
  • Organizational & Cross-cultural Psychology
  • Robotics
  • And much more