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Professor Derevensky Interviewed on CTV 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.

Published on : 21 Dec 2016

Mélodie Daoust (BEd, PE) named province’s top female athlete

Mélodie Daoust (BEd, PE) named province’s top female athlete Education students recognized for academic excellence

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Published on : 15 Dec 2016

Lottery tickets aren't child's play: McGill Youth Gambling Centre Holiday Campaign

Lottery tickets aren’t child’s play Please remember to gift lottery products responsibly   PUBLISHED: 8 DEC 2016 by McGill Newsroom

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Published on : 12 Dec 2016

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]

Published on : 06 Dec 2016

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

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Published on : 28 Nov 2016

New faces and exciting changes: McGill Journal of Education continues to expand

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.

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Professor Shaw speaks to CBC regarding ECP's upcoming Parenting series

Dr. Steven Shaw, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to CBC's Sonali Karnick over the weekend regarding "homework without tears". 

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Published on : 17 Oct 2016

ECP's Professor Talwar subject of CBC article "McGill researcher looks at how children perceive lies"

CBC News Montreal has published an article reviewing new research by Dr.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2016

Professor Victoria Talwar: The Truth About Lying

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.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2016

Dean Rassier co-Chairs McGill 2016 Centraide Campaign

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. 

Published on : 03 Oct 2016

Professor Adam Dubé to be featured on "MTL Innovante" series

Canal Savoir and AGLA Médias will present a new television series, MTL innovante, starting September 21st at 8:30pm.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2016

ECP's Dr. Khoury cited by University of Cambridge's "Insights for Impact" 2016 report

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".

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Published on : 19 Sep 2016