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The truth about lying? Children’s perceptions get more nuanced with age

Moral development study suggests that younger children have a binary take on truth and lies – while older children take intent and outcomes more into consideration
Wed, 2016-10-05 10:15

Parents don’t like it when children lie. But what do the kids themselves think about it? New research suggests truth telling isn’t black and white.

As children get older, their moral evaluations of both lies and truths is increasingly influenced by whether they think this behaviour will cause harm to either others or themselves.

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Preventable deaths of children with HIV

Tue, 2016-07-19 11:24

McGill Newsroom

Reducing opportunistic infections such as TB in children with HIV could save both lives and money

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Contact: Marie-Renée B-Lajoie,
Organization: Dept. of Family Medicine, McGill University
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Contact: Katherine Gombay,
Organization: Media Relations, McGill University,
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Canada: Children at back of the pack among rich nations

Mon, 2016-04-18 09:48

A new report released today by UNICEF highlights the inequalities in child well-being in the world’s most affluent nations, including Canada. While progress in reducing child well-being gaps has been modest overall, Canada’s children are at the back of the pack, ranking in the bottom third when measured against other rich nations. (UNICEF)

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RI-MUHC leads innovative network to support children

Thu, 2016-03-31 10:33

McGill University Health Centre

RI-MUHC will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network that aims to improve life outcomes for children with brain-based development disabilities

RI-MUHC will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network that aims to improve life outcomes for children with brain-based development disabilities

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: Public Affairs & Strategic planning - McGill University Health Centre
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Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
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Child homelessness

Mon, 2016-02-15 13:41

“On any given night, there are about 35,000 homeless people across Canada, and the number of families and children among them is growing at an alarming rate, a new report reveals.

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Contact: Vincent Allaire
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6693
Mobile Phone: 514-704-6693
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International Students with Families

Thu, 2016-01-21 11:00 - 13:00
SSMU Building : Madeleine Parent Room, 3600 McTavish St, Montreal, QC , H3A 0G3


A workshop for newly admitted students with families!

  • “what you need to know” when you have a family and are going to school

ECP's Dr. Talwar tells PBS "why kids lie, and what to do about it"

Wed, 2015-11-18 12:01

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently asked "why kids lie, and what to do about it" by Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore. The interview was published this week by PBS.org's Parenting division, where they offer Expert Tips and Advice.

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Money Is Driving a Wedge in Teen Health

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:22

Dr. Frank Elgar's study on on the impact of socioeconomic inequalities on adolescent health is featured in the latest issue of Scientific American. Published April 14, 2015

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World congress on suicide prevention in Montreal

Fri, 2015-06-12 14:32

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Contact: Vincent Allaire
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6693
Mobile Phone: 514-704-6693
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National Aboriginal Day 2015 (June 21)

Fri, 2015-06-12 14:02

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Contact: Vincent Allaire
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6693
Mobile Phone: 514-704-6693
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