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Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky speaks to Canadian Press regarding youth gambling tendencies

Tue, 2016-07-12 11:13

When it comes to gambling and lotteries, young people are looking for "immediate gratification", Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, told the Canadian Press this week.

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ECP's School/Applied Child Psychology secures national accreditation

Tue, 2016-05-17 13:10

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill's Faculty of Education, is pleased to announce that the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) now accredits the department's School/Applied Child Psychology program.

"This accreditation is an acknowledgement that the program achieves the highest national standard in professional preparation for school psychologists," stated Dr. Derevensky. The program continues its accreditation with the Ordre des psychologues du Quebec.

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ECP's Dr. Armando Bertone: Making Sense of Sensations

Tue, 2016-04-12 15:01
(the following extract is from Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Faculty of Education, spring 2016 edition)

Making sense of sensations : How do perception and cognition influence behaviour?

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Professor Hall tops list of best social media accounts for academics, reports UK's Guardian

Thu, 2016-03-24 12:22

UK national newspaper The Guardian today published a list of their favourite blogs and social media accounts for academics. To no one's surprise Dr. Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, topped the list with his popular @AcademicsSay twitter handle, where he has amassed over 180,000 followers. 

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Professor Lajoie cited in Hill Times opinion piece

Tue, 2015-11-10 11:31

In a recent opinion piece to the Hill Times Online, SSHRC President Ted Hewitt praises Professor Susanne Lajoie's research: "Lajoie is making it possible for children to learn in more meaningful ways with the help of technology," writes Hewitt.

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