Students enrolled in Psych 4851E must be conducting psychology research in cognition, sensation and perception, behavioral or cognitive neuroscience, or developmental cognitive neuroscience, and be supervised by psychology faculty members conducting research that would fall under the NSERC mandate.
Psychology 4852E is reserved for students in the 4th year of the DCN program.
Return to FAQTo enroll in Psychology 4999.01 or 4999.01H, students should pick up an application from the Psychology Advising Office.
The application requires the signature of the Faculty Thesis Advisor.
General information will be posted here following an information session held on January 29, 2019 at p.m. Thesis Information Presentation 2019 All honors psychology students registered in the 4th year of the Honors Specialization programs in Psychology and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience are required to take Psychology 4850E - Honors Thesis or Psychology 4851E – Honors Thesis (Science) or Psychology 4852E-DCN.
Psychology 4851E is reserved for students in the Honors BSc Psychology program who wish to count their thesis toward the 6.0 credits of "Science-approved" Psychology courses that the student must take as part of this module.
The Psychology Department requires completion of a two-course sequence (Psychology 4999.01H and 4999.02H).
Each course is taught in subsequent Spring semesters.
However, with support of the Faculty Thesis Advisor, a students may begin a Thesis and Psychology 4999.01 in spring of their sophomore year.
The Honors Thesis is independent research conducted by the student and supervised by a psychology faculty member (only tenured or tenure-track faculty may advise an Honors Thesis).