Jim Perretta

Definite-Term Lecturer, Social Development Studies


Ph.D., Queen's University - Clinical Psychology

M.A., Queen's University - Clinical Psychology

B.Sc., University of Toronto - Psychology


Perretta, J., Pari, G., & Beninger, R.J.  (2005).  Effects of Parkinson’s Disease on two putative nondeclarative memory tasks:  probabilistic classification and gambling. Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology, 18, 185-92.

Naveh-Benjamin, M., Craik, F. I. M., Perretta, J. G., & Tonev, S. T.  (2000).  The effects of divided attention on encoding and retrieval processes:  The resiliency of retrieval processes. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 53A(3), 609-625.

Courses taught in SDS

PSYCH 312R Learning Disabilities

PSYCH 334R Theories of Individual Counselling Psychology

SDS 355R Resilience and Social Support

SDS 367R Aging and Social Development

SDS 440R Optimal Living

SDS 496R Applied Apprenticeship - learn more here

Clinical and research interests

Individual and group psychotherapy for adults, health psychology, geropsychology, clinical neuropsychology