Events - 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Please join us as we welcome our second speaker, Alison Chasteen, from the University of Toronto. Alison Chasteen conducts research on prejudice and social stigma across the adult lifespan. She will be speaking about the social and psychological aspects of aging.

Complimentary lunches will be provided for attendees who have requested a lunch.  You can request a lunch by e-mailing Igor Grossmann at igrossmann@uwaterloo.ca.

Friday, December 5, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Ian McGregor

Reactive Approach Motivation for Religious Zeal

Evidence from laboratory experiments reveals that: 1. Anxious and approach motivated people respond to various anxiety-related threats with a generalized surge in approach motivation. 2. The same combination of traits and threats heightens zeal for religious beliefs and willingness to die, support war, and go to extremes for it. 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 9:00 AM EST

Stephanie Waechter's thesis is entitled: "Anxiety and attention to threat:  The psychometric properties of attentional bias scores"

Stephanie’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 — 8:15 PM EST
Flyer with information about-Long Night Against Procrastination

Thinking of changing your major to procrastination? Don’t! Join us for UWaterloo’s first-ever Long Night Against Procrastination on Thursday, November 6 from 8 pm to midnight in the Student Life Centre.

Monday, November 3, 2014 — 1:30 PM EST

Please join us as we welcome our first speaker, Dr. Lynn Hasher, from the University of Toronto. As one of the world leaders in research on aging and cognition, Dr. Hasher will be exploring the neuroscience of aging.

Monday, November 3, 2014 — 1:00 PM EST

Vanessa Huyder's thesis is entitled: "Learning to cooperate:  The impact of executive functioning, theory of mind and externalizing behaviours on children's social functioning."

Vanessa’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Monday, November 3, 2014 — 10:00 AM EST

Andrea-lee Nelson's thesis is entitled: "What is the Nature of Anxiety-Related Attentional Bias to Threat?"

Andrea’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Saturday, November 1, 2014 (all day) to Monday, December 1, 2014 (all day)
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Psychology Students

Share your thoughts on your Waterloo experience in Psychology. Check your @uwaterloo email for your U-Multirank invitation. This will allow Waterloo’s Psychology department to be profiled in an international ranking and provide valuable information for Future Psychology students. Survey is open until December 1st

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 12:00 PM EDT

Join us for lunch as we celebrate the start of the Successful Aging Speaker Series. We will introduce the current aging initiatives happening at Applied Health Sciences, Psychology, and other faculties on campus. Lunch will be provided by Mambella's.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 — 2:00 PM EDT

Genevieve Sansone's thesis is entitled: "Acceptability of Female Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Users in Bangladesh and India."

Genevieve’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 — 9:00 AM EDT

Natalie Sansone's thesis is entitled: "Perceived Risk of Tobacco Products among Adult Tobacco Users in Bangladesh and India."

Natalie’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, October 2, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Learn what a graduate degree in Arts can offer you!

The reception will begin at 7:00pm with a welcome and a short presentation from Associate Dean Linda Warley about graduate studies in the Faculty of Arts. Professors Aimee Morrison (English Language & Literature) and Anindya Sen (Economics) will also speak about the value of a graduate degree.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 — 11:00 AM EDT

Come and rediscover the arts. Find out how students are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century and reconnect with professors.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Amanda Wudarzewski's thesis is entitled: "Exploring contributions of liking and wanting to the intention-behaviour link."

Amanada’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Friday, September 5, 2014 — 11:00 AM EDT

Crystal Tse's thesis is entitled: "When Empathy Backfires:  How (Not) to Engender Warmth and Respect for Minorities"

Crystal’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 — 9:30 AM EDT

Dubravka (Dee) Gavric's thesis is entitled: "What is the Function of Post-Event Processing in Social Anxiety Disorder?  The Role of Metacognitive Beliefs, Memory Uncertainty and Perception of Performance."

Dee’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s Office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Friday, August 15, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Colleen Merrifield's thesis is entitled: "Towards a Model of Boredom:  Investigating the Psychophysiological, Cognitive, and Neural Correlates of Boredom."

Colleen’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s Office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, August 14, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Nathaniel Barr's thesis is entitled: "Reasoned connections:  Complex creativity and dual-process theories of cognition."

Nathaniel’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s Office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Courtney Plante's thesis is entitled: "Getting Into the Game:  The Precursors of Immersion into Violent Video Games and the Effect of Immersion on Post-Game Aggression."

Courtney’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s Office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Friday, August 1, 2014 — 9:00 AM EDT

Pylin Chuapetcharasopon's thesis is entitled: "Emotional Labour in the Global Context:  The Roles of Intercultural and Intracultural Service Encounters, Intergroup Anxiety, and Cultural Intelligence on Surface Acting"

Pylin’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s Office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Adam Palanica’s thesis is entitled: “The effects of eye gaze and head orientation on covert attention capture”

Adam’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s Office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Erin Fallis' thesis is entitled: "The Longitudinal Association of Relationship Satisfaction and Sexual Satisfaction"

Erin’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s Office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

Friday, June 20, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

A retirement celebration for Mark Zanna, has been organized for Friday, June 20, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm at the  University Club.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Susanna Gehring Reimer’s thesis is entitled: “Single-Session Imagery Rescripting for Social Anxiety Disorder: Efficacy and Mechanisms.”

Susanna’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s Office (PAS 3028).

All are welcome to attend.

 

Friday, June 13, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Sharon Gaine’s thesis is entitled: “Sharing Matters of the Heart: The Importance of Emotional Disclosure for Cardiac Patients and their Spouses”

Sharon’s thesis is available to view in Rita Cherkewski’s Office (PAS 3028)

All are welcome to attend.

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