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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Ziva Kunda Memorial Lecture available on youtube

This year's speaker was Dr. David Dunning from the University of Michigan.  If you missed his talk you can watch it on youtube.

Title: We are all flawed intellects: So can we really judge expertise in self and others?

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Dr. James Beck's research featured on CTV News

Dr. James Beck, an Associate Professor in our Industrial/Organizational area, was recently featured on CTV News.  You can hear (and read) about his research highlighting what business leaders can learn from NHL coaches at the link.  

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Public Talk co-sponsored by UW Psychology - Cognitive Neuroscience and UW School of Architecture

Towards a Neuroscience of Dynamic Experience and Design

Michael Arbib, University of Southern California (Emeritus) & NewSchool of Architecture and Design

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 12 noon

Cummings Lecture Theatre,
School of Architecture, Waterloo

7 Melville St S, Cambridge

Abstract

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Two Department of Psychology Members Receive 2019 Arts Excellence Awards

In the category of Excellence in Service, Val Rozon, Director of the Early Childhood Education Centre (ECEC), will receive one of the awards recognizing her outstanding leadership, especially in the face of the great flood of 2018.  

Monday, March 4, 2019

Psychology Department Students Dominate Three Minute Thesis Competition

The Faculty of Arts heat  of the 2019 Three Minute Thesis Competition took place on Friday March 1 and three of the four prizes awarded were to Psychology students.  You can click on the titles below to watch the talks.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Dr. James Danckert's Colloquium Talk

If you missed Dr. Danckert's talk, Out of My Skull: My travels in the psychology of boredom,  on February 1, 2019 you can watch it on youtube.  

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

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