Odilia Yim will defend her MA thesis entitled: ” The Relationship Between Code-Switching and Task-Switching in Cantonese-English Bilinguals”, on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 2:00 pm in 163 Behavioural Sciences Building. Examining Committee: R. Lalonde, E. Bialystok, P. Angermeyer, N. … Continue reading
Is playing a little Mozart good for your brain? Recent research by York post-doctoral fellow Sylvain Moreno, who works with Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology Dr. Ellen Bialystok in her Cognitive Development Laboratory, and Professor Glenn Schellenberg of the University of Toronto, … Continue reading
A study by York University researchers reveals that infants as young as six months old know when we’re “playing” them – and they don’t like it. Researchers in York’s Centre for Infancy Studies examined six- and nine-month-old babies’ reactions to … Continue reading
Guilia Zucal will defend her MA thesis entitled: ” Social Competence in 22 Month Old Infants: The Role of Infant Joint Attention, Emotion Regulation and Temperament”, on Friday, May 14, 2010 at 10:00 am in 163 Behavioural Sciences Building. Examining … Continue reading
On Wednesday 14th April 2010 the Globe and Mail printed 2 articles with Prof. Bialystok. The first article “Bialystok’s breakthroughs” and the second “A researcher’s journey begins with the smallest steps“.
Aileen Chau will defend her MA thesis entitled: ” Prefontal Cortex Involvement in Joke Detection and Appreciation”, on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 1:00 pm in 278 York Lanes. Examining Committee: W. Heinrichs, V. Goel, V. Gottschling, M. Desrocher.
Joanna Rajchel will defend her MA thesis entitled: “Feature Processing, Illusory Conjunctions and Long-term Memory in Early Infancy”, on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 1:00pm in163 Behavioural Sciences Building. Examining Committee: J. DeSouza, S. Adler, S. Shanker, J. Bebko.
Experience and the Mind The Case of Bilingualism Ellen Bialystok, Ph.D., York University In April 2010, Dr. Ellen Bialystok, Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Health, at York University was a recipient of the prestigious Killam Prize from the Canada Council of … Continue reading
The Milton & Ethel Harris Research Initiative (MEHRI) at York University is creating a compelling body of work that explores the critical role of the caregiving environment in the evolution and development of language, intelligence, social skills and reflective consciousness in children. During … Continue reading
York University Professor Ellen Bialystok has been awarded the prestigious Killam Prize for outstanding career achievement. Dr. Bialystok, a Distinguished Research Professor in York’s Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, is known internationally for her research on language, bilingualism and cognitive development. … Continue reading
The DCP Colloquium Committee is pleased to present the first DCP colloquium for 2010.The presenter is York’s own Maggie Toplak! The development of rational thought: Debates and data. Do children become increasingly better reasoners over the course of development, or … Continue reading
IRINA KAPLER – will defend her MA thesis on September 1, 2009 at 10 am in room 203 BSB, entitled: “Using Curriculum Material to Evaluate the Spacing Effect in Undergraduate Classrooms”. Examining Committee: D. Wiesenthal, N. Cepeda, S. Murphy & … Continue reading
Oct. 2008: Dr. Maria Legerstee’s research on infant jealously was highlighted on the Toronto Star (Does jealousy begin in the cradle?) and CTV.ca (Babies get jealous before they can even crawl: study) Click here to see the report on Jealousy featuring Dr. … Continue reading
Dr. Peter Mundy Title: Neural Connectivity, Joint Attention and the Social-Cognitive Deficits of Autism. Abstract: Models of neural connectivity may provide a basis for unifying genetic and neurodevelopmental models of autism with what we know about social-cognitive impairments and the early … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the second DCP colloquium for the year, in collaboration with the Cognitive Science colloquium series! Dr. Kalina Christoff is a scientist in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Thought Laboratory at Brain Research Centre at UBC. Her research focuses … Continue reading