Psychology - May 25

A UdeM researcher has found that teenage girls are more likely to experience momentary anxiety when their classmates are anxious. Boys are not. It is well known that adolescents tend to adopt the same behaviours as their peers. As Canadian students spend an average of 923 hours per school year in the company of their classmates, Sandrine Charbonneau wanted to see if there was any association between a student's "state" (momentary) anxiety and the "trait" (longer-term) anxiety of his or her classmates.

Psychology - May 11

Have you ever had a co-worker make a big show of how hard they work-even though they don't get great results? They do this because people attach moral value to hard work, something Dr. Azim Shariff calls "effort moralization.

May 9, 2023 New neurocognitive model for understanding - and changing - how we see ourselves and the world could improve therapies for treating mental health By Elizabeth Rogers and Zoe Tipper Faculty of Arts Throughout our lives, our experiences shape how we view ourselves and the world around us.

Study is first to show link between COVID and oxygenation changes in the brain Long COVID is associated with reduced brain oxygen levels, worse performance on cognitive tests and increased psychiatric symptoms such as depression and anxiety, according to new research studying the impacts of the disease.

A team of University of Toronto researchers have launched a six-year study looking at the effect of addiction recovery on cognitive ability. The research will be done in collaboration with theá Canadian Centre for Addictions (CCFA) and involves studying whether thinking abilities return to normal after abstaining from various substance use, how long it takes, and whether rehabilitative strategies can help this process.

COVID-19 has taken a relatively limited toll on the mental health of most people around the globe, according to a paper published today in the by a McGill University-led research team involving collaborators from McMaster University, the University of Toronto, and other institutions.

Over two-thirds of radicalized individuals struggle with a stress or anxiety disorder but often fail to receive mental health services Violent extremism in Canada is now considered a significant public health issue requiring prevention programs.

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