News archive - 2015

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

UW-ITC Project report urges Kenya to take action now to curb global tobacco epidemic

Dr, Fong & Dr. Kaai cutting ribbon in Nairobi

The Secretary of Administration in the Ministry of Health, Mr. Francis Musyimi (right) receives the International Tobacco Control Kenya National Report from Dr. Geoffrey Fong (left) and Dr. Susan Kaai (middle) who are researchers from the University of Waterloo and developed the report. 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Why people think total nonsense is really deep

a pile of broken fortune cookies

Words can be inspiring, even when they're arranged into vague, fancy-sounding sequences that seem deep but say nothing.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Local study aims to better treat ADHD without medication

head shot of Dr. Tara McCauley

CAMBRIDGE — Medication doesn't help all children with ADHD and the benefits are temporary.

"When it works, it's fantastic," said Dr. Sol Sandberg of Cambridge Memorial Hospital. "But we want something that's longer-lasting and actually translates to helping the child academically and socially."

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Celebration of Arts 2015

modern solid  glass oval  award on glass stand

Two Psychology faculty members, among many others,  were recipients of the 2015 Arts Awards at the 3rd Annual Celebration of Arts held on Wed December 2, 2015.

Jonathan Fugelsang received the Teaching Award and Joanne Wood received the Research Award. Congratulations to both!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

How Our Evolving Brains Can Shape Cities

Side by side pictures of city street scape, modern and old

Colin Ellard, a neuroscientist takes his lab on the road to explore the psychology of the streets.

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