Tara McAuleyDr. Tara McAuley

Lab Director.  Dr. McAuley is an Assistant Professor of Psychology. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto, received a fellowship to pursue doctoral training in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology Specialization) at Washington University in St. Louis, and was a fellow in the Department of Psychiatry Research at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. McAuley enjoys reading, the outdoors, and spending time with family.

                             Curriculum Vitae (.pdf)

Headshot of Martyn GabelMartyn Gabel 

PhD Candidate. Martyn is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degreeat the University of Waterloo. Martyn's research explores the intersection of executive function and emotion regulation during development.

AMi RintsAmi Rints

PhD Candidate. Ami is a PhD student in the Clinical Psychology program. Ami graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University and completed a Master’s of Applied Science in Developmental Communication at the University of Waterloo. Ami's research explores the relevance of executive functioning to interpersonal functioning in children and families.

Mahsa SadeghiMahsa Sadeghi 

MA Candidate. Mahsa is a Master's student in the Clinical Psychology program. Mahsa graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Specialized Honours) from York University. Mahsa's research interests include the impact of executive functioning skills like working memory on everyday task performance. 

Meagan KoufisMeagan Koufis​

Co-op student. Meagan is a third year student in the Honour's Psychology (BSc) program. Meagan previously completed a co-op placement in a children's educational setting and will be spending another work term between the CAN Lab and our clinical trial at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. Meagan's extra-curricular interests including hiking and skiing.

Attention moms: Help us learn more about family life

Parent and childrenWhat is this about? The CAN Lab is studying how parent-child behaviours may impact family life.

What will you be asked to do? The study is in two parts and involves the completion of questionnaires at home and tasks in our lab. Children also participate. 

What will you receive? All participants receive a gift card in appreciation of their time.

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