Please join us to celebrate the launch of our brand new website! We have a new face for psych.ubc.ca and we want to mark this moment and thank the Psychology community for their feedback, contributions and support. Drop by for cake and refreshments!
Title: Minds and brains in the classroom: Lab and school research in school mathematics Abstract: In recent decades, our knowledge about the mental and neural mechanisms underlying mathematical cognition has greatly improved. Less explored are the mechanisms supporting the learning of mathematics at the school level and beyond, such as multiple-operation arithmetic expressions, rational numbers, […]
Join UBC Psychology’s Developmental Area for their first talk of the new term! The speaker is Bryan Gick, Professor, UBC Department of Linguistics, and he will be speaking on “Biomechanics and neuromuscular modularization: Constraining the space for speech learning”. Dr. Gick’s research and teaching interests have focused mainly on understanding the physical mechanisms of speech […]
Dr. Michael Sullivan, McGill University Dr. Sullivan is a professor of psychology, medicine and neurology at McGill University. He is well-known for his prolific research on pain experience and catastrophic thinking, and his important work on management of pain-related disabilities. His research spans across several areas of psychology and may be of interest to many […]
Title: How Children and Adults Re-identify Artifacts Kristan Marchak, PhD Student Kristan holds a BA and an MSc from the University of Alberta. Her research focuses on how children and adults represent different kinds of objects.
Join Christine Chambers, Canada Research Chair in Pain and Child Health, Dalhousie University for a talk about psychosocial and developmental factors affecting pain in children and adolescents. Christine Chambers’ work focuses upon infants and children and includes study of the impact of parental and other family influences on pain in healthy children and children in […]
Spend an evening with faculty members, graduate students and other staff in Psychology. Get to know your department and your fellow students better! Light snacks will be provided. Please note: this event is open to all interested students – you need not be a PSA member.