Four professors from the University of Waterloo received new and renewed Canada Research Chair appointments announced today. The researchers are from the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Arts, and the appointments are worth $2.9 million in funding.
Ever wonder why some people can’t get enough of horror movies and others can’t get far enough away from them?
It turns out that the brain of a horror movie fan doesn’t react in the way one would expect when shown images of violence and gore, according to James Danckert, a professor in Waterloo’s Department of Psychology.
Receiving the Alumni Gold Medal for Outstanding Academic Performance in a Doctoral Program is Dubravka Gavric, who achieved her PhD in Psychology. Gavric’s thesis was entitled “What is the Function of Post-Event Processing in Social Anxiety Disorder?