Events - 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Faculty and students setting up for Science Fair Posters

PSYC 39x Students will be presenting their class projects at a Science Fair on Thursday December 1st from 4pm to 6pm in EV1 250 (The Atrium).

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Head shot of Dr. Geoffrey Fong
Research Talks

Tackling the global tobacco epidemic: The ITC Project

Tobacco use is the number one preventable cause of death in the world and is projected to kill one billion people this century.

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Risk Aversion, Hedging, and Construct (In)validity

Friday, November 4, 2016 — 3:00 PM EDT
Head shot of Dr. Julia Spaniol

Motivation-cognition interactions in aging

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

You are invited to a Psych Graduate Studies Student panel! Come on out to hear from UWaterloo Psych grad students, as well as Erik Woody, the Associate Chair of Psychology Graduate Studies at Waterloo.

Topics such as the application process for graduate studies in Psych, ways to improve your application, what graduate studies is like, and how to prepare as an undergraduate student will be covered.

The event will run from 3-4pm on Wednesday, November 2nd in PAS 4032.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 — 9:33 AM EDT
head shot of Dr. Pamela Seeds

Pamela Seeds is the recipient of this year’s Dr. Ruth Berman Award from the Ontario Psychological Association.  The award is “presented to an Early Career Psychologist who demonstrates extraordinary efforts to promote and enhance the profession and/or OPA activities.”

Congratulations, Pamela!!

Friday, October 21, 2016 — 3:00 PM EDT

Re-Thinking How We Study and Clinically Target Attentional Dysregulation

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Psychology's Welcome to Psych party!

This is a kick-off event to welcome all Psych students who were admitted to Psychology in the last year (Since January 1st, 2016). Come get connected with fellow Psych students, learn about Psychology at UWaterloo, and mingle with grad students and faculty!

There is a presentation from 3-4 in PAS 4032, with Psych study tips to succeed in Psych courses, a panel of grad and undergrad students to answer questions about Psych, and some sneak peaks into the research going on in Psych labs at Waterloo.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Ivana Lizdek's thesis is entitled: "Temporal Dynamics in the Interpersonal Behaviour and Perceptions of Romantic Partners."

All are welcome to attend.

Friday, July 29, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Noah Forrin's thesis is entitled: "How reading difficulty influences mind-wandering:  The theoretical importance of measuring interest."

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 — 1:00 PM EDT

Gordon Pennycook's thesis is entitled: "What makes us think?  A three-stage dual-process model of analytic engagment."

All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 — 2:30 PM EDT

Come join us for a fun afternoon pool party! Celebrate the summer and unwind before exams season.

Location: Patio on the 2nd floor entrance to PAS (South Side)

There will be FREE PIZZA, pop, and fun games! Be ready to get wet (if you want to) and have a good time mingling with other undergrad students, staff, faculty, and grad students.

Come when you can, after class, before class, during your break- there will be pizza available all throughout the 2 hours.

All Psych students are invited.

Friday, May 20, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Christie Haskell's thesis is entitled: "The Interdependence of Attention, Memory, and Performance Based Reward."

All are welcome to attend.

Friday, May 13, 2016 — 3:00 PM EDT
Head shot of Dr. Tim Wilson

This year’s speaker will be Tim Wilson from the University of Virginia.

Just Think: The Challenges of Enjoying One's Own Thoughts

Friday, April 29, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM EDT

Our event will begin at 11 a.m. with a welcome from our event organizer, Professor Wendi Adair of the I-O Psychology program.  Immediately after, the program founder, Pat Rowe (Professor Emeritus) will provide reflections on the founding and development of the program.  Before and after lunch we will hear mostly from program alumni.  Other presentations will describe specific connections of our program with Human Resource Management education and practice issues.  Some of the I-O program's current research will be on display in a poster session to be held along with a mid-afternoon break.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 — 9:30 AM EDT

Anisha Varghese's thesis is entitled: Children's Competence with Listener Dependent Prosodic Modifications.

All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 — 9:30 AM EDT

Lindie Liang's thesis is entitled: "On the Causes and Consequences of Abusive Supervision"

All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT

The Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) Information Session is being held on Wednesday, March 23rd at 4pm in PAS 3026.

Come on out to hear about the HRPA, what they do, how to become a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), and have all your questions about HRPA and CHRP answered.

Please send an RSVP email to emininger@uwaterloo.ca to let us know you're coming.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 12:50 PM EDT

Are you interested in majoring in Psychology? Come on out to our information session to find out what Psychology is all about, how to become a major, and more!

The presentation will provide information on the following topics relevant to students intending to declare a major in Psychology:

Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Shaylene Nancekivell's thesis is entitled: Preschoolers' reasoning about the "how", "what" and "when" of ownership.

All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 6:50 PM EST

Are you interested in majoring in Psychology? Come on out to our information session to find out what Psychology is all about, how to become a major, and more!

The presentation will provide information on the following topics relevant to students intending to declare a major in Psychology:

Friday, February 26, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
head shot of Dr. Michael Inzlicht

             Dr. Michael Inzlicht

        University of Toronto, Canada

Emotional Foundations of Self-Control

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