Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Being in a Bad Mood Provides a Mental Boost, But Only for Some

Bad mood provides mental boost

Good news about bad moods? Click here to read more about PhD student Martyn Gabel's recent work looking at mood states and executive functions.  

Friday, May 25, 2018

Graduate student presents at APS

PhD student Martyn Gabel is attending the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in San Francisco this week, where he is presenting work exploring how different moods states can help or hinder executive skills depending on how sensitive an individual is to emotional experience. A copy of Martyn's poster is available for download here .

Monday, May 7, 2018

Master's student receives CPA Clinical Neuropsychology Research Award

Congratulations to Master's student Mahsa  Sadeghi, who was just named a recipient of the Canadian Psychological Association's Clinical Neuropsychology Section Reserach Award for her proposed work on modifying Goal Management Training for a developing population. 

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Congratulations to CAN Lab Master's students

Our CAN Lab Master's students will be completing their external clinical practica in neuropsychological assessment this summer. First-year student Rebecca Trossman will be joining the team at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto. Second-year student Mahsa Sadeghi will be heading over to the Child and Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health program at our own Grand River Hospital. Last year Mahsa completed a summer practicum in Specialized Mental Health Services at this same site. Congratulations both!

Friday, February 23, 2018

How mood may impact executive skills: Student Martyn Gable publishes in Personality and Individual Differences

PhD student Martyn Gabel published his Master's work examining how different mood states may influence core executive skills, like working memory (keeping important information in mind) and response inhibition (putting the breaks on habitual but inappropriate behaviours), depending on how reactive a person is to emotional situations. Martyn had previously presented his work at meetings of the Association for Psychological Science. His study appears in the Personality and Individual Differences

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Graduate student presents at INS

"Brain training" in ADHD youth: Does personal motivation matter? This is the question that Master's student Mahsa Sadeghi is exploring in her presentation at this week's annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society in Washington, DC.

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