Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently asked "why kids lie, and what to do about it" by Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore. The interview was published this week by PBS.org's Parenting division, where they offer Expert Tips and Advice.

Classified as: alumni, parenting, children, media, lying, press
Published on: 18 Nov 2015

In a recent opinion piece to the Hill Times Online, SSHRC President Ted Hewitt praises Professor Susanne Lajoie's research: "Lajoie is making it possible for children to learn in more meaningful ways with the help of technology," writes Hewitt.

Classified as: ECP, media, SSHRC, atlas, LEADS, press, lajoie
Published on: 10 Nov 2015

Higher education news source University Affairs interviewed Professor Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, about his experimental social media account @AcademicsSay this week. "His Twitter presence is part pastime, part social media experiment and a catalyst for his investigation into the subject of psychological well-being in academia," writes Shawna Wagman of UA. In July of this year

Classified as: media, nathan hall, twitter, social media, university affairs, Shit Academics Say, @AcademicsSay, press
Published on: 27 Oct 2015

"Today, young men, the most susceptible to becoming problem gamblers, are using the internet to risk thousands of dollars daily on sports without the legally mandated safeguards that casinos and regulated sports books must follow," writes the New York Times in a recent article discussing the rising phenomenon of online fantasy sports betting. 

Classified as: policy, media, youth gambling, press, gambling, fantasy gambling, fantasy sports, betting, online gambling, youthgambling.com, legislation
Published on: 20 Oct 2015

The Faculty of Education is pleased to felicitate the numerous researchers who were awarded open Tri-Council and provincial research grants for their work in the 2014-2015 competition year.

Please find below a complete list of each grant's principal investigator, co-applicant(s), and title:

Classified as: Research
Published on: 13 Oct 2015

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by Vice in the recent article "The Ruler: My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me and I Am Only Seeking Help Now".

Classified as: alumni, media, abuse, vice, talwar, faculty of education media, vice canada, shaun michaud
Published on: 20 Aug 2015

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Armando Bertone, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been awarded a coveted Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) operating grant for a study entitled Assessing the Development of Elementary and Social Perception in Autism using Behavioural and Electrophysiological Approaches. Dr.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 16 Jul 2015

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Victoria Talwar, Canada Research Chair, was quoted in a recent Positive Parenting article written by Samantha Toweel-Moore, "The Ugly Truth about White Lies". In the article Talwar distinguishes between the societal perception of lies and culturally ritualized stories.

Published on: 16 Jul 2015

The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate Professors Alain Breuleux and Susanne Lajoie, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, for the recent success of the large FRQSC partnership grant Actions concertées : Perseverance et réussite scolaires.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 13 Jul 2015

INESSS (Quebec's National Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Science has released two reports with recommendations regarding access to psychotherapy.

Dr. Martin Drapeau, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, co-authored these reports, and is the principal collaborator on this project.

Classified as: news, ECP, psychotherapy, inesss, drapeau, ministry of health
Published on: 30 Jun 2015

McGill's Faculty of Education has received funding to create a dedicated laboratory space that will serve as a hub for multiliteracies practices in the Education building.

Classified as: infrastructure, Construction, renovation, improvements, multi-literacies, multiliteracy
Published on: 11 Jun 2015

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