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Gordon Hodson explores dehumanization

Gordon Hodson explores dehumanization

Professor Gordon Hodson wants to find out why some people see others as “less than human.”

Brock researchers develop new method to detect dishonesty in police interviews

Brock researchers develop new method to detect dishonesty in police interviews

Have you ever wondered how law enforcement officers on television always seem to know which suspects are telling the truth and which ones are being deceitful? Unfortunately in reality, it’s not quite as easy or accurate as it may look on the screen.

Psychopaths mimic emotions very accurately: Brock study

Psychopaths mimic emotions very accurately: Brock study

“He was always so friendly, cheerful, polite.” “I don’t believe it - he was such a nice guy! How could he do something like that?”

Adults recognize own-race faces more accurately than other-race faces, even when viewed in groups: Brock study

Adults recognize own-race faces more accurately than other-race faces, even when viewed in groups: Brock study

In a new study, Brock PhD student Thalia Semplonius and psychologist Catherine Mondloch set out to determine if peoples’ perception of same- and other-race faces would change if the experiments were based on groups of faces rather than single-face headshots.

Office of Research Services January podcast: Well-being

Office of Research Services January podcast:  Well-being

The holiday tree has been taken down. The credit cards bills are starting to pour in and it’s cold and dark outside. You go on Facebook and are confronted by holiday pictures of your friend’s timelines and you’re wondering if somehow you’ve missed the boat!

Brock PhD grad delves into the study of sleep

Brock PhD grad delves into the study of sleep

It seems natural to think that Royette Tavernier’s interest in sleep research came to her in a dream during a deep and very restful sleep.

Young adults can be trained to remember older faces: Brock research

Young adults can be trained to remember older faces: Brock research

Good news for older adults: if a young person is looking for you specifically, they’ll recognize your face, even if they don’t know you well.

Brock graduate students recognized for research excellence

Brock graduate students recognized for research excellence

Twenty-seven Brock graduate students were recognized for research excellence with 2014 Canada Graduate Student funding awards from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Speaker Series sheds light on inner workings of teenagers

Speaker Series sheds light on inner workings of teenagers

Entitled Teen Brain, Teen Mind: A Neuro-Developmental Approach to Living and Working With Adolescents, Dr. Ron Clavier will discuss teen behaviour during the Centre for Lifespan Development Research’s Speaker Series.

Graduate students part of Research Café panel on bullying

Graduate students part of Research Café panel on bullying

Three graduate students are part of a strong contingent of researchers across Canada working toward a common goal - to end bullying.

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