Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the University of York, a friendly department with a reputation for excellence in research, teaching and support for students. We are one of the UK's leading psychology departments and one of the top 100 in the World. Our research was ranked fourth in the UK in the most recent assessment of research quality, with 95% being classified as world-leading or internationally excellent.
The department offers five masters courses:
Posted on Friday 8 May 2015
Professor Peter Venables receives his Lifetime Achievement Award at BPS conference
Posted on Tuesday 28 April 2015
Dr Katie Slocombe takes part in a Nature podcast about animal communication.
Posted on Tuesday 31 March 2015
Face recognition security on smartphones can be significantly improved if users store an ‘average’ photo of themselves.
Posted on Wednesday 11 March 2015
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Dr Kay Ritchie and Eilidh Noyes challenge visitors’ face perception skills at the Yorkshire Museum
Posted on Wednesday 4 March 2015
Jonny’s project, entitled “Not all minds that wander are lost”, will explore the mechanisms that support our capacity to generate conscious thoughts.
Posted on Thursday 26 February 2015
A University of York interdisciplinary collaboration has led to a large research grant being secured.
The Department is ranked 4th in the UK for Research Quality and we are especially proud of our Athena SWAN Silver Award.
Professor Derk-Jan Dijk - University of Surrey
Gary Lewis and Keise Izuma
Claudia Wilke, Emma Wallace & Lauren Welbourne
See what's being shown on Psychology's laser display board. [swf ~1Mb]