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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Grad Student's study shows that your body image is influenced by the people around you

Clinical PhD Candidate Kathryn Miller's work on how social interactions influence body image among young women is featured in a new edition of the journal Body Image.  Kathryn concluded the study with Dr.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Psychology Graduate Student explores a "striking phenomenon"

Celina Bowman-Smith, a graduate student in the Department of Psychology, discusses her team's reseach on children's beliefs about improbable events on The British Psychological Society website.  Celina's article shows that children are more likely to think improbable events are possible if they are in distant locations.  The article is available on the

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Parenting Advice from Dr. Marjory Phillips

Parenting Now magazine features an article written by the Department's Marjory Phillips, Director of The Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment (CMHRT), on positive parenting, specifically getting kids out the door in the mornings which is always a challenge.  The article also mentions the Triple P

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Dillon Browne's work on screen time and child development featured by several media outlets

You can read all about Dillon Browne's research on screen time and child development in The Telegraph, Yahoo UK, and The Conversation.  You can also listen to Dr.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Geoff Fong appears on The National


Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Dr. Myra Fernandes' work on memory featured in New York Times

The latest publication to feature Dr. Fernandes' research on the effects of drawing on memory is the New York Times.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Technoference is a growing problem for families

Dr. Dillon Browne, Psychology's newest faculty member, is featured on CBC where he talks about his research on technoference, or the way that devices disrupt our lives, and its impact on family life. 

Friday, December 14, 2018

Psychology Graduate Student Wins President's Community Impact Award

Robin Mazumder, a Ph.D candidate in the Psychology department received a President's Community Impact Award on December 13, 2018.  Robin was recognized for his work with the City of Kitchener Cycling & Trails Advisory Committee and as Guest Librarian to the Kitchener Public Library in 2016. He partnered with the Waterloo Region Local Health Integration Network and the Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre to make light therapy lamps available at all KPL locations and to the Waterloo campus.  Congratulations Robin!

Friday, December 14, 2018

Dr. Myra Fernandes' research featured in Time Magazine

Dr. Fernandes' work on memory is featured in the latest issue of Time Magazine.  The article highlights the importance of drawing to boost memory particularly for older people.  

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