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Conference issues call for papers

Conference issues call for papers

Organizers of the World Conference on Psychology and Sociology have issued a call for papers from academics interested in attending the conference in Antalya, Turkey from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1.

Prof pens new book about asexuality

Prof pens new book about asexuality

Many of us have had that morning-after revelation that sex can, indeed, occur without candlelight, flowers and moonlit serenades.

Grad student rolls dice on gambling research

Grad student rolls dice on gambling research

It’s Friday night in one of the region’s many casinos. Clutching a tub of tokens in your sweaty palm, you drop them one by one into the machine.

Vanier scholar to study effects of life’s “turning points”

Vanier scholar to study effects of life’s “turning points”

It all started with one question on a survey that Royette Tavernier would later analyze for her master’s thesis: “Have you ever experienced a major turning point in your life that changed how you thought about something or how you behaved?”

We can spot aggression in the faces of other races: study

We can spot aggression in the faces of other races: study

New research shows we can look at other races and read aggression in their facial features.

Psychology and Centre for Lifespan Development Research

Psychology and Centre for Lifespan Development Research

Michelle Jetha and Sid Segalowitz gave a keynote talk to the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services 2011 SPARKS Research Conference entitled “Brain Developmental from Pre-Adolescence to Young Adulthood: Implications for Policy and Service Delivery” on Nov. 23. The conference was webcast to Ministry personnel across the province.

Psychology

Psychology

Professor Sid Segalowitz gave a colloquium talk to the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour at McMaster University on Nov. 17 on his research, entitled “Self-regulation and the medial prefrontal cortex: on the automaticity of controlled processing.”

Thesis defences — Oct. 25

Thesis defences — Oct. 25

Thesis defences posted on Oct. 25.

Psychology

Psychology

Tim Murphy and three students from the Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory presented at a conference in Boston.

Competition, not violence, makes gamers aggressive: study

Competition, not violence, makes gamers aggressive: study

Violent video games have long taken the blame for the aggressive actions of gamers. But a new study by graduate student Paul Adachi shows that it’s the intense competition in games, not the violence, that makes people’s pulses quicken.

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