Ranking amongst the strongest departments in the world, UBC Psychology is a leader in innovative and impactful psychological research worldwide.
Our faculty are well known for their research expertise in happiness, language acquisition, gambling, child development, gender roles, environmental behaviour, cognition, neuroscience and more.
Understanding word learning in the growing brain
Awarded a new device, psychology researchers hope to shed new light on how toddlers learn words.
Research excellence cluster forms at UBC to shine a spotlight on women’s health
The Research Excellence Clusters program at the University of British Columbia continues to support research across disciplines, linking the neuroscience community with experts across campus to ask big questions and solve big problems.
UBC research is exploring how hormones shape teens’ emotions over time
Teenage years can be a turbulent time, thanks to a sharp increase in hormones. What’s not known is the role these hormones, along with physical and social changes, have in the maturing teenage brain. UBC’s Social Health Lab has launched a