When development of language is delayed or impaired, the impact can be life-changing. A University of Waterloo tool helps parents and health professionals assess challenges, so children get the help they need.
Judgment is something Mark Zanna has been studying for decades as a professor in the psychology department at the University of Waterloo. Recently, his research focused on decisions made while drinking.
Research at the University of Waterloo suggests we shouldn’t be too quick to blame faulty neurons for memory lapses: It’s probably context.
Research at the University of Waterloo is getting to the truth about truth. People are more likely to believe something given as fact if it is backed up by something authoritative, such as a statistic. Jonathan Fugelsang of Waterloo’s psychology department, and Jason Ozubko of the psychology department at the University of Toronto, teamed up to publish a study that took the search for truth a step farther.
Everybody does it: Walk out of the house, close the door, then wonder whether the stove was turned off or the lights left on. For some, however, it becomes a debilitating loop. Christine Purdon, a clinical psychology professor at University of Waterloo, explores obsessive compulsive disorder.
Trying to eliminate bias can actually create more.
Today’s dominant model of psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, was developed in part by Waterloo professor Donald Meichenbaum.