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Chris Westbury, PhD

Professor

Science

Psychology

About Me

I was born and raised in Calgary.I have two undergraduate degrees from McGill University, one in philosophy (major) and computer science (minor) and the other in psychology (major). I also graduated with a PhD in clinical psychology from McGill University. 


Research

My research interest focus on understanding the structure and neurological underpinnings of language processing, mostly focused on written words. I have a particular interest in semantics, the study of word meaning.


Teaching

I currently teach two history of psychology course (PSYCO303 and PSYCO304), and a 4th year course in psychometrics, the measurement of psychological constructs such as IQ and clinical diagnostic categories (PSYCO431).