New courses and special topics

  • PSYC 191 - Introduction to Indigenous Mental Health and Healing – Dr Emily Haigh
    Fall 2023 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 – 10:20 am
    This course will draw from Canadian Indigenous perspectives to explore mental health and healing. Topics will consider some of the important historical and contemporary influences on the mental health of Indigenous People in Canada, including traditional forms and modalities of healing, the impact of colonialism on traditional healing, decolonizing approaches to mental health services, and community healing and restoration.
  • PSYC 491: Neural Diversity - Dr. Jim Tanaka
    Fall 2023 – Monday & Thursday 1:00 – 2:20 pm
  • PSYC 491 A02: Psychology of Nature - Dr. Robert Gifford
    Fall 2023 – Monday & Thursday 10:00 – 11:20 am
    We know that nature is good for us, but how? Why? This course will explore theory and research that goes beyond the obvious. In which ways is nature good for us? Which aspects of nature are good for us?
  • PSYC 491: Psychology of Immigration - Dr. Nigel Mantou Lou
    Spring 2024 – Monday 4:00 – 6:50 pm
    The goal of this course is to have students understand migrants’ diverse experiences, with the focus on psychological theories and research in social, cultural, developmental, and educational psychology.
  • PSYC 491 A02: Neuropsychology, Neuroimaging and Aging - Dr. Jodie Gawryluk
    Spring 2024 – TWF 11:30 – 12:30 pm
    Come learn about the cognitive neuroscience of aging! In this course you will learn about ways to measure changes in brain structure and function during healthy aging and in age-related brain disorders. At the end of the course you will have a better understanding of magnetic resonance imaging and conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.