Psychology

exhausted nurseReports of nurses leaving the profession during the pandemic due to burnout and overall distress was the impetus for a UWindsor-led research project that will develop a course to psychologically prepare nursing students for work in hospitals during health-care crises. Photo by Cedric Fauntleroy/Pexels.

Project to train nurses to cope with health-care crises

A new research project aims to ensure nursing graduates are psychologically prepared to work in hospitals during health-care crises.
Geoff MacDonaldPsychology professor Geoff MacDonald of the University of Toronto will present on “Singlehood and Well-Being,” Thursday, May 12.

Colloquium to consider well-being of singles

Psychology professor Geoff MacDonald of the University of Toronto will present on “Singlehood and Well-Being,” on Thursday, May 12.
Lance RappaportElevated prevalence of COVID-19 raised children’s worry about contracting the virus and their consequent psychological distress, says research led by UWindsor psychology professor Lance Rappaport.

Research findings show children’s mental health worsens as COVID-19 cases surge

Elevated prevalence of COVID-19 raised children’s worry about contracting the virus and their consequent psychological distress, says a new report.
Psychiatry professor Kymberly Young of the University of PittsburghPsychiatry professor Kymberly Young of the University of Pittsburgh will discuss her research exploring the use of neurofeedback to treat mood disorders on April 14.

Colloquium to focus on physiological mechanisms of mood disorders

A lecture Thursday, April 14, will examine the use of neuroscience-derived interventions to address mood disorders.
Sonya Xinyue XiaoSonya Xinyue Xiao will present “Understanding and Promoting Children’s and Adolescents’ Prosocial Behaviour toward Diverse Others” on Thursday, March 10.

Promoting prosocial behaviour subject of colloquium

A colloquium Thursday will explore prosocial behaviour toward diverse others in youth.

Lindsay MorcomLindsay Morcom of Queen’s University and Ardoch Algonquin First Nation will conduct a Feb. 10 colloquium on language revitalization.

Colloquium to consider language revitalization

Lindsay Morcom of Queen’s University and Ardoch Algonquin First Nation will conduct a Feb. 10 colloquium on language revitalization.