Course Offerings and Outlines

While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information on this page, you should also consult Western's Academic Timetable for the official list of course offerings.

Course outlines from previous years

Fall/Winter 2023-2024​

Course Number/
Calendar Listing

Section

Course Name/Outline

Instructor

1002A

200

Psychology as a Natural Science

Mike Atkinson/Ingrid Johnsrude

1003B

200

Psychology as a Social Science

Mike Atkinson/Ingrid Johnsrude

2015B

001

The Psychology of Perception

Yu Karen Du

2020A

650

Drugs and Behaviour

Riley Hinson

2020B

001

Drugs and Behaviour

Riley Hinson

2030A

001

The Maladjusted Mind

Ian Nicholson

2030B

650

The Maladjusted Mind

Ian Nicholson

2032B

650

The Psychology of Crime and Corrections

John Campbell

2035A

650

Understanding Yourself and Others

John Campbell

2035B

001

Understanding Yourself and Others

Graeme Haynes

2036A

650

The Psychology of Physical Health and Illness

Eric Collins

2036B

001

The Psychology of Physical Health and Illness

Eric Collins

2040A

001

Child Development

Graeme Haynes

2040B

650

Child Development

Graeme Haynes

2042B

001

Exceptional Children: Behavioural Disorders

Jeff St.Pierre

2043A

650

Exceptional Children: Developmental Disorders

Sarah Smits-Bandstra

2061A

001

Psychology at Work

Alex Benson

2070A

650

Social Psychology

James Kim

2070B

001

Social Psychology

Graeme Haynes

2074B

001

Psychology of Gender

Bidushy Sadika

2076A

650

The Psychology of Sex

Eun Ju Son

2080A

001

Introduction to Test and Measurement

Shane Goodwin

2115A

200

Introduction to Sensation and Perception

Blake Butler

2115B

001

Introduction to Sensation and Perception

Steve Lupker

2134B

650

Psychology of Language

M. Maz Mohamed

2135A

001

Cognitive Psychology

Paul Minda

2210B

001

Introduction to Animal Cognition

Madeleine Brodbeck

2220B

001

Introduction to Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience

Madeleine Brodbeck

2310A

001

Psychopathology

Eric Collins

2320B

001

Child Psychopathology

Graham Reid

2410B

001

Introduction to Developmental Psychology

Graeme Haynes

2550A

001

Introduction to Personality Theory and Research

Julie Schermer

2660A

001

Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology

M. Blair Evans

2720A

001

Introduction to Social Psychology

Graeme Haynes

2801F

200

Research Methods in Psychology I

Corey Isaacs

2801G

200

Research Methods in Psychology I

Corey Isaacs

2802G

001

Research Methods in Psychology II

Krista Macpherson

2811A

200

Statistics for Psychology I

Erin Heerey

2811B

200

Statistics for Psychology I

Erin Heerey

2812B

001

Statistics for Psychology II

Paul Gribble

2990B

650

Applications of Psychology

M. Blair Evans

3130A

650

Psychology of Thinking

Bailey Brashears

3130B

001

Psychology of Thinking

Paul Minda

3138G

001

Human Memory

Madeleine Brodbeck
3139B 001 Cognitive Science Indra Bishnoi

3140G

001

 Bilingualism

Debra Jared

3184F

001

Research in the Psychology of Language

Laura Batterink

3185F

200

Research in Cognitive Psychology

Roberto Limongi

3185G

001

Research in Cognitive Psychology

Bailey Brashears

3221G

001

Animal Behaviour

Carrie Branch

3224A

200

Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Laura Batterink

3224B

200

Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Indra Bishnoi

3226A

001

Hormones & Behaviour

Scott MacDougall-Shackleton

3228B

001

Evolution and Psychology: The Science of Human Nature

Scott MacDougall-Shackleton

3230F

001

Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Karli Nave

3301F

001

Clinical Psychology

Jesse Chavarria

3301G

001

Clinical Psychology

Sheldon Hill

3312G

001

Stress and Coping

Eric Collins

3316F

001

Psychological Trauma

Paul Frewen

3316G

001

Psychological Trauma

Paul Frewen

3441F

650

Frontal Cortex, Cognitive Control

Niki Hosseini-Kamkar

3443G

001

 Development of Mathematical Brain

Daniel Ansari

3485F

001

Research in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Bruce Morton

3580F

650

Research in Personality Assessment

Laura Johnson

3610G

001

Using Psychology to Manage and Measure Employee Work Performance

Sarah Carver

3690G

001

Special Topic in Industrial & Organizational Psychology: The Psychology of Work Motivation and Leadership

John Meyer
3694F 001 Teams & Work Groups in Organizations Sarah Carver

3720F

650

The Psychology of Prosocial and Antisocial Behaviour

Corey Isaacs

3720G

650

The Psychology of Prosocial and Antisocial Behaviour

Corey Isaacs

3723G

001

Attitudes and Attitude Change

Julie Schermer

3724F

001

The Science of Romantic Relationships

Lorne Campbell

3780G

001

Research in Social Psychology

Lorne Campbell
3801F

001

Statistics for Psychology III Bruce Morton
3801G

001

Statistics for Psychology III Bruce Morton

3895E 

001 

Social Science in the Community 

Leora Swartzman

3950G

001

History of Psychology

Krista Macpherson

3990G

001

Special Topics in Psychology:Use Disorders

Riley Hinson

3996F

001

Independent Study

Lorne Campbell

3997G 

001  

Independent Study  

Lorne Campbell

4115F

001

Atypical Sensory Experience

Blake Butler

4195F

001

Special Topics in Cognitive Psychology: Individual Differences in Cognitive Neuroscience Stefan Kohler

4224F

001

 Animal Cognition

Krista Macpherson

4290F

001

 Special Topics in Animal Behviour & Animal Cognition: Animal Communication

Carrie Branch

4295F

001

Special Topics in Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience: Our Visual Brain

Mel Goodale

4390G

001

Special Topics in Clinical Psychology: Theoretical models of Psychotherapy Interventions Nicole Elliott

4690F

001

Special Topics in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: The Psychology of Status and Power Alex Benson

4790G

001

Special Topics in Social Psychology: The Social Psychology of Gender Rachel Calogero

4791G

001

Special Topics in Social Psychology:Acceptance & Rejection James Kim
4850E/4851E/4852E 001 Honours Thesis Ryan Stevenson
4853E 001 Honours Thesis (Meta Analysis) Paul Tremblay
4873E 001 Addictions: Theory & Research Riley Hinson
4874E 001 Community Psychology Leora Swartzman
4991G 001 Special Topics: Neuroethology of Social Behaviour Morgan Gustison

Summer 2024

Summer Evening First-term (May 6 - June 14, 2024) 6 weeks synchronous online
Course Number/
Calendar Listing
Section Course Name/Outline Instructor
1002A 001 Psychology as a Natural Science Laura Fazakas-DeHoog
Summer Evening Second term (June 17 - July 26, 2024) 6 weeks synchronous online
Course Number/ Calendar Listing Section Course Name/Outline Instructor
1003B 001 Psychology as a Social Science Laura Fazakas-DeHoog

Summer Distance (May 6 - July 26, 2024) 12 weeks

Course Number/
Calendar Listing

Section

Course Name/Outline

Instructor

2020A

650

Drugs and Behaviour

 

2032A

650

The Psychology of Crime and Corrections

2035A

650

Understanding Yourself and Others

2040A

650

Child Development

Graeme Haynes

2070A

650

Social Psychology

Corey Isaacs

2135A

650

Cognitive Psychology

2220A

650

Introduction to Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience

 

2310A

650

Psychopathology

 

2720A

650

Introduction to Social Psychology

 Graeme Haynes

2801F

650

Research Methods in Psychology I

 Graeme Haynes

2811A

650

Statistics for Psychology

 

3130A

650

Psychology of Thinking

 

3228A

650

Evolution and Psychology: The Science of Human Nature

 

3301F

650

Clinical Psychology

3720F

650

The Psychology of Prosocial and Antisocial Behaviour

Graeme Haynes