Psychology Department Links


Textbook, new graduates to support mental health services

A new book co-written by a faculty member in the Department of Psychology may provide a useful guide for mental health professionals.

In late December, associate professor Dr. Julie Gosselin, director of clinical training for the doctor of psychology (PsyD) program at Memorial, released A Systematic and Integrative Model for Mental Health Assessment and Treatment Planning. It’s the first in a collection that will be released over the coming year.


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Views on social mobility shape Americans' faith in the status quo

Is the American socioeconomic ladder sturdy, offering a good chance for people to move up and down?

Or is it rickety, leaving most people stuck where they are?

American dream

Psychologists at Princeton University and Memorial University have found that how Americans view social mobility affects their willingness to defend the basic underpinnings of American society — such as social and economic policies, laws and institutions.

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Seeking Nominations for Two Awards

The Psychology Department is seeking nominations for two awards.  Please click on the links for more information.

The Rennie Gaulton Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Psychology Society Award

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Seeking nominations for two scholarships

The Psychology department is seeking nominations for two scholarships (see full details):

1) Toronto Alumni Scholarship

2) Colbourne Family Scholarship

Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience majors are asked to nominate themselves forthe award by sending a CV or resume, a letter detailing their leadership activities, andletters of reference directly to Dr. Christina Thorpe ( of ourdepartmental awards committee. The deadline for nominations is Monday, January 23,2017 at 5:00 pm.


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