The Human Development program is proud to announce the winners of the “2014 Article of the Year Award”, intended to highlight and recognize our HD students’ research accomplishments in their respective field of study.
The recipient of this year’s “Article of the Year Award”, is Amanda Saxe, a Ph.D. student supervised by Dr. Tara Flanagan. We would also like to acknowledge the work of Amy Shapiro, Ph.D. student, who is the recipient of an honorable mention award.
Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently appointed Canada Research Chair, Tier II, in Epistemic Cognition and Self-Regulated Learning.
Congratulations Dr. Muis!
K. Anders Ericsson, Ph.D., Florida State University
"Making of Excellence through Deliberate Practice: What can we Learn from the Training of Chess Masters, Elite Athletes and Musicians?"
Recent research in many domains of expertise, such as chess, music, medicine, and sports, shows that most forms of experience have surprisingly limited benefits for increasing performance.
Regular Period: Monday, November 11 to Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Extended Period: Monday, November 11 to Wednesday, December 18, 2013*
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James McGill Distinguished Speaker Series in Educational and Counselling Psychology: Dr. Richard M. Ryan
Richard M. Ryan, Ph.D., University Of Rochester
Psychological Needs and Human Motivation: Research in the Classrooms and Clinics from Self-Determination Theory.
In contexts involving learning or personal change, fostering self-motivation is a critical issue. In this talk Dr.
Drs. Céline Le Bourdais and Jean Poirier
McGill University & Université de Montréal
Dr. Steven Rytina
McGill University, Department of Sociology
Dr. Martha Ferede
University of Hong Kong