News archive - 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The Psychonomic Society recognizes two recent UW Grads, Erin Maloney and Gord Pennycook, with 2021 Early Career Awards

Congratulations to 2021 PS Early Career Award recipients Erin Maloney and Gord Pennycook! 

This highly competitive award recognizes the outstanding scientific contributions of early career researchers in the field of cognitive psychology.

Best wishes, Gord and Erin, from all of us here in Waterloo!

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Postdoc Appreciation Week- Kristie Poole

The Department of Psychology's very own Kristie Poole is featured this week for Postdoc Appreciation week! She is currently working at the Social Development Lab, studying the socio-emotional development of children, with a focus on the origins and outcomes of temperamental shyness. 

You can view Kristies profile here

Friday, September 17, 2021

Depression & Anxiety, and Their Effects on the Overall Health of the Individual with Christine Purdon

How can anxiety seep into the health and happiness of those suffering from it? Due to its ability to control other processes in the body, it can be very detrimental to health.

Christine Purdon, a professor at the University of Waterloo, shares her insight into the world of anxiety and depression on the Finding Genius Podcast.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Do people expect their wishes to be granted more often by a good agent or by an evil one?

A recent study by Professor of Developmental Psychology Dr. Ori Friedman was featured in Forbes magazine, where they asked the question -do people expect their wishes to be granted more often by a good agent or by an evil one?

Friday, September 3, 2021

Martin Turpin research featured in The Record

University of Waterloo researcher champions B.S. as the 'purest form of human social nature'

Bullshitting is just ordinary human behaviour

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