Research: The central focus

Research is paramount for graduate students in Dalhousie's Psychology and Psychology/Neuroscience programs. It's equally important to our faculty members, who make valuable contributions to the Psychology and Neuroscience fields through a variety of research projects.

Among the research strengths of our department are developmental and clinical psychology, cognition and cognitive neuroscience. Graduate students benefit from the mentorship and guidance of our researchers while researching topics such as:

  • Developmental neurobiology/neuroendocrinology
  • Pediatric pain and cognitive development
  • Child psychopathology
  • Cognitive mechanisms

Research activity and industry partnerships

Find out about our research groups and partnerships with industry.

Recent publications

Learn more about what our faculty members and students work on–and who they work with–by reading recently published research and recent student theses. 

Research in action

Faculty profiles

Search our faculty list by research topic or by name. Each personal profile links to selected publications and active research groups.

Current students

Meet a few of our current master's and doctoral students. Read their profiles and find out why they chose Dalhousie.