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"McGill offers breather in the age of anxious parenting": Allison Hanes, Montreal Gazette

"McGill University's public lecture series on parenting offers up latest to angst-ridden moms and dads amid the cacophony of competing advice," wrote All...

Published: 6 Apr 2018

"Montreal elementary school is latest to ban homework": Dr. Steven Shaw cited by CTV News

Dr. Steven Shaw, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was cited by CTV News this week regarding Elizabeth Ballantyne elementary school's "no homework" policy. 

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Published: 26 Mar 2018

Effective Parenting public lecture series featured in numerous local media outlets

Effective Parenting, the public lecture series being offered this spring by the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), was featured in the following recent articles:

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Published: 12 Mar 2018

Professors Ghosh, Quintin and Shariff receive McGill recognition awards for research

This week McGill University announced their prestigious internal recognition awards for 2018. Among the awardees, recognized for their outstanding research contributions, were Faculty of Education professors Ratna Ghosh, Shaheen Shariff, and Eve-Marie Quintin.

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Published: 5 Mar 2018

VIDEO | Researcher Spotlight for McGill Education professors Asghar, Drapeau, Talwar

McGill's Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, has produced a series of videos highlighting recent inductees to the Royal Society of Canada.

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Published: 1 Mar 2018

Misery does not love company, ECP researchers find

Misery does not love company

Source: McGill Newsroom  

Comparing to a role model may help reduce burnout among teachers. 

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Published: 6 Feb 2018

"Gaming disorder can result in serious negative consequences," writes Dr. Derevensky in special to Montreal Gazette

Jeffrey Derevensky, James McGill Professor and Chair with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has composed a special article to the Montreal Gazette, published Jan. 29, 2018 and titled "Opinion: Gaming disorder should not be dismissed".

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Published: 30 Jan 2018

Launch of ECP's International Student Group

The ECP International Student G...

Published: 16 Jan 2018

New McGill Kinesiology Clinic provides a range of health, exercise programs

• Do you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle for the new year?• Would you like to be more active physically? ...

Published: 15 Jan 2018

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky reappointed as Chair of McGill's Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky has been reappointed as Chair of our Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology (ECP). The appointment is for a three-year term, effective January 1st, 2018, and was announced by Professor Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, earlier this week.

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Published: 11 Jan 2018

Youth Gambling Centre launches 10th annual Holiday Lottery Campaign

This year marks the tenth in which the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High...

Published: 11 Dec 2017

Le Devoir speaks to Nancy Heath regarding meditation in school curriculum

Professor Nancy Heath, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to Le Devoir recently regarding her research on meditation for students in a scho...

Published: 11 Dec 2017

Dr. Victoria Talwar among McGill Canada Research Chair honourees

Five McGill researchers were granted renewals on their Canada Research Chair awards this week, including Professor Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

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Published: 8 Dec 2017

Armando Bertone uses NeuroTracker software to improve attention in exceptional students

"How can we increase the attention skills of students with learning disabilities?...

Published: 8 Dec 2017

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