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Psychology: Hebb Lecture Series - Dr. Vijay Namboodiri

On Friday April 5th, 2024, McGill Psychology Department will host Dr. Vijay Namboodiri, who will deliver a Hebb Lecture of interest to many members of the University

Main Lecture will take place at 3:30pm. Location: 522 McIntyre Medical Building. Free admission.

Reception will follow the lecture. Everyone is welcome!

 

Published: 16 Jan 2024

Psychology: Hebb Lecture Series - Dr. Paul Bloom

On Friday February 23, 2024, McGill Psychology Department will host Dr. Paul Bloom, who will deliver a Hebb Lecture of interest to many members of the University

Main Lecture will take place at 3:30pm. Location: 522 McIntyre Medical Building. Free admission.

Reception will follow the lecture. Everyone is welcome!

 

Published: 16 Jan 2024

Psychology: Hebb Lecture Series - Dr. Deborah Bandalos

On Friday January 26, 2024, McGill Psychology Department will host Dr. Deborah Bandalos, who will deliver a Hebb Lecture of interest to many members of the University

Main Lecture will take place at 3:30pm. Location: 522 McIntyre Medical Building. Free admission.

Reception will follow the lecture. Everyone is welcome!

 

Published: 16 Jan 2024

Congrats to former postdoc Dr. Alexander Demos and supervisor Dr. Caroline Palmer on their publication in Trends in Cognitive Sciences

Work by former postdoc Dr. Alexander Demos (now Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Illinois Chicago) and supervisor Dr. Caroline Palmer was recently published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences. The publication is titled, "Social and nonlinear dynamics unite: Musical group synchrony" and can be found here for further reading. 

 

Published: 9 Nov 2023

Work by Dr. Ross Otto and colleagues featured in The Washington Post

Work by Dr. Ross Otto and colleagues on the concept of "prediction error" was featured in The Washington Post! Check it out here, inclusive of links to the relevant journal articles. 

Published: 5 Nov 2023

Wenbo Yi (PhD Student) Wins Best Poster Award at NSERC-CREATE Symposium on Complex Dynamics

PhD student Wenbo Yi received the Best Poster Award at the 2023 NSERC-CREATE Symposium on Complex Dynamics for his work on the effects of musical tempo and spontaneous rates on pain perception. This work was joint research with Drs. Caroline Palmer and Mathieu Roy. Congratulations, Wenbo!

Published: 14 Aug 2023

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 COVID‐19 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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