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Monday, May 29, 2017

Department of Psychology Outstanding Performance Awards Received 2017

Recipients of the Outstanding Performance Award 

  •  Vince Di Ruzza
  •  Richard Eibach
  • Ori Friedman
  • Heather Henderson
  •  David Moscovitch
  • Paul Wehr
Monday, May 29, 2017

Department of Psychology Awards Received 2017

Distinguished Academic Achievement - Bethany Ann Nightingale

Honorary Member of the University - Heather Lynn Smith

University Professor - Joanne Wood

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hilary Bergsieker - Why We're Awkward - New York Times video

Mismatched goals may lead interactions between well-intentioned White and racial minority individuals to go awry. Waterloo Assistant Professor Hilary Bergsieker and her colleagues clarify the divergent expectations that diverse groups often bring into encounters with one another.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Evan Risko - Recipient of Psychonomic Society 2017 Early Career Award

Head shot of Dr. Evan Risko

The Psychonomic Society awards young scientists each year who have made significant contributions to scientific psychology early in their careers.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Grad student's study on meditation and anxiety gets wide media attention

International media jumped after the University issued a media release on a psychology study led PhD candidate, Mengran Xu. Not so surprisingly, finding a strategy to reduce anxious mind-wandering is a hot topic, and Xu's research suggests that brief mindful meditation may be a good one.

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