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  1. Feb. 4, 2020Geoffrey Fong says misinformation about the Coronavirus can spread like a disease

    You can listen to Geoffrey Fong discuss the dangers of misinformation about the coronavirus on the CBC website.

  2. Feb. 4, 2020Anxious about the news cycle? You're not alone.

    Christine Purdon talks about how you can manage anxiety about what you see and hear in the news on The Star website.  

  3. Feb. 3, 2020When Reasonable Trumps Rational

    Richard Eibach and Igor Grossmann's latest work on how and why people sometimes ignore their own self-interest in decision making is available on the Scientific American website.

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  1. Mar. 6, 2020Department of Psychology 2019-2020 Colloquium Series

    Speaker: Dr. Mark Fenskem University of Guelph

    Title: Neurocognitive inhibition has social, emotional, and motivational consequences (that may be clinically relevant).

    Location: PAS 2083

    Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. with a reception to follow in PAS 3005


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