Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology news
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Director of the International Centre for Youth Gambling and High-Risk Behaviors, was interviewed by Mutsumi Takahashi on CTV News on December 21, 2016. Dr. Derevensky discussed the dangers of youth gambling and the potential for escalating risk-taking among young people with addictive personalities.
Lottery tickets aren’t child’s play Please remember to gift lottery products responsibly PUBLISHED: 8 DEC 2016 by McGill Newsroom
Professor Quintin and the BAND Research Group: Finding Strengths of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Fragile X Syndrome
[source: Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, Fall 2016 edition]
Fall 2016 edition of "Dialogues", newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology
The fall 2016 edition of Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been published and may be viewed online here
by Teresa Strong-Wilson, editor-in-chief, McGill Journal of Education The McGill Journal of Education has undergone significant changes over the past few years, and we wanted to take this occasion to update you on these changes as well as to welcome two new interns.
Dr. Steven Shaw, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to CBC's Sonali Karnick over the weekend regarding "homework without tears".
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. 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.
Professor Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, has elected to Co-Chair McGill University's Centraide (United Way) campaign. He will be joined by co-Chair Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost.
Dr. Bassam Khoury, with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by the University of Cambridge's Insights for Impact report, highlighting "major studies in psychology and behavioural sciences" between 2011 and 2015. Dr. Khoury's "Mindfulness-based therapy: A comprehensive meta-analysis," published by Clinical Psychology Review, was selected as "having contributed to a significant insight for this year".