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Dr. Karim Nader to receive award for outstanding scientific achievements at the 16th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting

The Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN) has elected Dr. Karim Nader, PhD, to receive an award at the 16th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting. This honour is to celebrate his outstanding scientific achievements in the field of memory and cognition. Congratulations!

Published: 15 May 2023

Congrats to graduate students Elodie Audet and Helen Thai, Dr. Richard Koestner, and colleagues on their recent publication in the Journal of Community Psychology

In the spring of 2020, Black young adults found themselves facing the most dangerous pandemic in a century and the largest civil rights protests in half a century, both of which disproportionately affected Black communities. This paper investigated whether the way Black young adults constructed their narratives regarding the events of the COVIDÔÇÉ19 pandemic and the BLM protests related to adjustment over time.

Published: 15 May 2023

Congrats to Dr. Jordan Axt and colleagues on their recent publication in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

Measures of implicit associations are influential in prejudice research, illustrating how interpersonal beliefs can be shaped by automatic psychological processes. Unfortunately, how well these measures predict performance, their predictive power, is not well understood. A recent large-scale analysis of four commonly used implicit association measures that was led by Professor Jordan Axt aimed to identify the predictive ability of common measures of implicit bias and prejudice.

Published: 6 Mar 2023

Congrats to Dr. Signy Sheldon and co-authors on their publication in Perspectives on Psychological Science

Negative self-schemas (i.e., maladaptive views of the self) are at the core of many common and debilitating mental disorders, including anxiety disorders. It is critical that interventions for these disorders target and change these schemas.

Published: 6 Mar 2023

Congrats to postdoc Neil Hester and Dr. Eric Hehman on their publication in Group Processes & Intergroup Relations:

The article, Stereotypes shape response competition when forming impressions, shows that top-down perceiver knowledge of cultural stereotypes interacts with bottom-up target facial features to influence impression formation.

Link to Article

Published: 13 Feb 2023

Congratulations to Dr. James MacDougall, named Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association

Dr. MacDougall is recognized as one of Canada's leading researchers on the psychology of deafness, and highly valued as a committed advocate for the needs and rights of Canadians with disabilities.

Published: 13 Feb 2023
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