An upcoming episode of CBC’s The Nature of Things will highlight research being done in the Department of Psychology.
The episode, entitled A Dog’s Life, is a fun and whimsical documentary that looks at interesting current canine behavioural science and debunks a lot of the long held beliefs about ‘man’s best friend.’
It features fascinating information and experts including Dr. Carolyn Walsh, an associate professor of Psychology and the co-chair of the Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology Program. With colleague Dr. Rita Anderson, she spearheads the Canine Research Unit (CRU) at Memorial, which is composed of undergraduate and gradate students studying many aspects of canine behavior....
An upcoming public lecture at Memorial University will look at childhood amnesia and eyewitness memory in children.
The inaugural Royal Society of Canada (RSC) New Fellow Public Lecture will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation lecture theatre, room PE-2001...
The Department of Psychology is now seeking nominations for the 2013-2014 Rennie Gaulton Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award will be presented to a faculty member in the department who demonstrates the same dedication to undergraduate teaching that Rennie did. If you have had a psychology professor, at any point in your university career, that you feel is deserving of this award, please nominate him/her. A committee consisting of three psychology faculty and an undergraduate student representative will choose the recipient of the award. The award will be given to one professor each academic year and will be presented at the Annual Psychology Research Conference. Nominations are sought at the end of the Fall and Winter semesters.
The December 4 Colloquium that was scheduled has been POSTPONED until next semester.