Department of Psychology
RCB 5246
Phone: 778-782-3354
Fax: 778-782-3427

The Department of Psychology offers programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. At the undergraduate studies level, we offer B.A and B.A. Honours in Psychology, as well as joint major, minor and extended minor for students pursuing a degree in another discipline. At the graduate studies level, we offer both M.A. and Ph.D. degree programs in our six core areas of Psychology. We also offer a professional Ph.D. training program in Clinical Psychology.

The Department of Psychology acknowledges the Squamish, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, and Kwikwetlem peoples, on whose traditional territories Simon Fraser’s three campuses stand.



The Dragons of Inaction – and How to Slay Them



More Sense and Science, Less Sex and Sentiment: Couple Therapy for the 21st Century

Feb 7, 2020, 1:00 PM - Saywell Hall 10051


Formation and Consequences of False Memory

Feb 7, 2020, 2:30 PM - RCB 6152


Autonomy and Motivation in the Classroom: Applying Self-Determination Theory to Higher Education

Feb 7, 2020, 2:30 PM - RCB 6125


Practice presentation for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference

Feb 14, 2020, 2:30 PM - RCB 6152


Language Attitudes Towards Putonghua and Cantonese: The Influence of Large-Scale Social Events

Mar 13, 2020, 2:30 PM - RCB 6152


Community identity: A social identity approach to urban neighbourhoods

Mar 27, 2020, 2:30 PM - RCB 6125

Thesis/Dissertation Defences


Carla Oberth, PhD candidate

The Comparative Impact of Different Forms of Violence Exposure in Youth on Long-Term Adult Outcomes

Feb 27, 2020, 1:00 PM - LIB 2020


Honours student presentations

Apr 3, 2020, 2:30 PM - RCB 6152


Sessional Instructor - PSYC 391 (Human Cognition, Language, and Evolution)

Duration: May 4, 2020 to August 28, 2020

Deadline to apply: December 20, 2019


CRC (Tier 2) Tenure-Track Position in Behavioural Neuroscience

Earliest start date: October 1, 2020

Deadline to apply: January 1, 2020


Continuing Faculty Position – Lecturer in Psychology

Earliest start date: July 1, 2020

Priority given to applications received by December 15, 2019


Tenure-Track Position in Clinical Child Neuropsychology or Clinical Child Psychology

Earliest start date: July 1, 2020

Priority given to applications received by December 16, 2019