Researchers in the news

Researchers in the news

Don't Walk this Way - How Your Steps Tell Psychopaths who to Attack
Huffington Post UK, January 22, 2015

Reference to past Brock research on how psychopathic offenders were found to be more likely to mention gait as a reason for their assessment of target vulnerability.

SIEGEL: Council put answer before the problem
The St. Catharines Standard, January 20, 2015

Commentary by political scientist David Siegel arguing that St. Catharines city council should identify problems that need to be solved, then figure out the best solutions for those problems.

Smart APPetite
Waterloo Chronicle, January 20, 2015

Reference to a Brock University study suggesting that if five million Ontarians spent $10 of their grocery budget on local food each week it would add an estimated $3 billion to the economy each year.

Will 2015 be the year the Beer Store's 'sweetheart deal' goes down in flames?
National Post, January 16, 2015

Comment by historian Dan Malleck on the growing craft beer industry.

The Academic Minute for 2015.01.12 - 01.16
Wamc.org, January 16, 2015

Profile of psychologist Anthony Bogaert’s asexuality studies.

Thursday: Target closure, NFB Oscar nomination, Dawson City camper van, and more…
As It Happens with Carol Off and Jeff Douglas, CBC Radio, January 15, 2015

Interview with labour expert Kendra Coulter on the impact of Target’s Canada closure on its workers and the labour force.

Also:

Target's exit will ripple through economy: analyst, Toronto Star, January 15, 2015

Target closures leaving big gap in Hamilton-Burlington, Hamilton Spectator, January 16, 2015

Target stores in Niagara and across Canada to close, St. Catharines Standard, January 15, 2015

Men with the widest faces seen as most aggressive
The Telegraph, January 11, 2015

Research by psychology professor Cheryl McCormick finding that humans are programmed to see a broad face as aggressive, as it is a marker of high testosterone exposure in the womb.

Becoming a minority fuels conservatism
Psychology Today, January 6, 2015

Article written by psychology professor Gordon Hodson on research saying whites in the U.S. become more conservative when faced with losing power.

Brock research grants triple
St. Catharines Standard, January 6, 2015
Brock University has received more than $1.52 million over five years in Insight Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for nine research programs, the school announced.

Winter warnings: falling through the ice
Global News, Toronto, January 5, 2015

Canada Research Chair and kinesiology professor Stephen Cheung explains what happens to the body after falling through ice.

Nathan VanderKlippe on China’s man on a tightrope and the Kim Jong-un nobody knows
The Globe and Mail, January 3, 2015

Comments by political scientist Charles Burton.

20 years since 'Clueless' debuted, new franchises take teen films to dark side
Vancouver Sun, January 2, 2015

Scott Henderson, associate professor in the department of communication, comments on the changing nature of the film industry.

CTV News Channel: Fitness goals for 2015 | CTV News
CTV News, January 2, 2015

Scott Stevens, manager of Brock University’s Brock Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being, gives advice on fitness resolutions for the New Year.

No 'quick fix' to keep new year's goals
St. Catharines Standard, January 1, 2015

Justin Parro, co-ordinator for the Brock Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being, gives advice on how to stick to a New Year’s resolution on exercise.

Fight-or-flight: Polar Bear Swims trigger the body's self-defence mechanisms
theprovince.com, December 30, 2014

Kinesiology professor and Canada Research Chair Stephen Cheung explains the physiology of the human body when jumping into ice-old water and gives advice to people participating in Polar Bear swims.

Also:

Taking the penguin plunge, St. Catharines Standard, December 22, 2014

Polar bear plunge dos and don'ts, CBC News, December 20, 2015

 

Red, white or sparkling? Experts pick healthiest wines
ArkLaTexhomepage.com, December 30, 2014

Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture (CCOVI) researcher Gary Pickering weighs in on the health benefits of wine.

Green care aims to cross rural-urban divide
Toronto Star, December 29, 2014

Profile of labour studies professor Kendra Coulter’s research on green care, enterprises that employ nature for health or educational purposes.

Council must deal with development charges
St. Catharines Standard, Thursday, December 25, 2014

Commentary by political science professor David Siegel on the pluses and minuses of development charges.

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Scott Stevens, manager of Brock University’s Brock Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being, gives advice on fitness resolutions for the New Year. Aired live on CTV News.