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Academic Departments and Programs
Why do people think, feel, perceive, and behave the way they do? Psychologists seek to find answers to these questions by studying the human mind and behaviour. The Psychology program, explores topics ranging from the basic nervous system to principles of perception, learning, and cognition to gain an understanding of both social and clinical psychology.
Undergraduate Program Description
Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour, in essence, why people feel, think, and act the way that they do. The Psychology Department offers courses to acquaint students with theory and research in the diverse areas of study examined by academic psychologists, including Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Physiological Psychology (Neuroscience), Organizational Psychology, and Forensic Psychology. Students are also exposed to laboratory methods of investigation. These programs prepare students for further study in psychology and related fields, for example, education, speech pathology, law, business, and human services. For more information on the Psychology Department see www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/psychology- index.