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Punishing kids for lying just doesn’t work

Children more likely to tell the truth either to please an adult or because they believe it is the right thing to do
Mon, 2014-12-08 11:55

If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Mariusz on Jeopardy!

Fri, 2014-11-21 11:06

Mariusz Galczynski, lecturer and PhD student in the Faculty of Education's Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is slated to appear on the popular American television game show Jeopardy! on Tuesday, November 25th.

Originally created by Merv Griffin and hosted by the iconic Alex Trebek since 1984, Jeopardy! tests, in increasing levels of difficulty, the general knowledge of participants by providing clues phrased as answers.

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J.R. Mallory Lecture, by Dr. Cindy Blackstock: "Reconciliation: The Children's Version"

Wed, 2014-10-15 17:00
Faculty Club : 1st floor Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The 2014-2015 J.R. Mallory Lecture: "Reconciliation: The Children's Version"

by Cindy Blackstock, M.M., PhD, Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

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In the news: Cyber forensics research by Dr. Fung of the School of Information Studies featured in McGill's Headway magazine

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:55

Dr. Benjamin Fung's work on cyber forensics and data mining is featured in the latest edition of Headway magazine, which highlights the best of research, discovery, and innovation at McGill University.

Read the full text article about Dr. Fung's research and cyber forensic tool in Headway, Volume 8, Number 1 Spring 2014: The Big Picture on Big Data - 002//Cyber Forensics.

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Master's Practicum Showcase Open House

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:00 - 16:30

Please join us at the McGill School of Information Studies to celebrate the accomplishments of our students in the Master of Library & Information Studies Winter 2014 Practicum program.

The Practicum showcase is a unique opportunity to learn more about projects completed in a variety of public and private-sector information settings, featuring projects in the areas of archives, knowledge management, librarianship, records management, user experience, and more.  

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1st Annual Symposium of Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) McGill Student Chapter

Tue, 2014-04-08 12:00 - 15:00

Join us at the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) McGill Student Chapter Symposium for presentations and discussion on the latest issues affecting the field of moving image archiving.

The event will feature presentations by David Stevenson - Conservator @ Canadian Centre of Architecture, Phil Spurrell - Proprietor of Le CineClub Film Society, and student presenters from the McGill School of Information Studies.

For more information, please contact amiamontreal [at] gmail [dot] com

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SIS Seminar Series: "Digital Devices in Archive Reading Rooms: Assessing Regulations in the TARO Archives." Guest Speaker Dr. U. Karadkar

Fri, 2014-03-14 13:30 - 15:00

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on archival device regulations and mobile applications to assist in archival research with guest speaker Dr. Unmil Karadkar, Assistant Professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin.


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SIS Seminar Series: "Computational Privacy: Two Fundamental Problems." Guest Speaker Dr. R. Shokri

Fri, 2014-03-14 12:00 - 13:00

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on the challenges of computational privacy in the age of big data with guest speaker Dr. Reza Shokri, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Information Security, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich.

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Dr. Kimiz Dalkir of the School of Information Studies co-leading development of Quartier de L'Innovation de Montreal's "Montreal Creativity Hub"

Tue, 2014-02-18 13:34

Dr. Kimiz Dalkir of the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) has been selected as a leader in the development of the Quartier de l’Innovation’s “Montreal Creativity Hub.”

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SIS Seminar Series: "Applying Data Mining to Real-Life Crime Investigation." Dr. B. Fung

Fri, 2014-03-28 12:30 - 14:00

Join us at the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) for a SIS Seminar Series talk on data mining and crime investigation with Dr. Benjamin Fung.

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