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Psychology and Neuroscience News from Dal News
Kids love to move around. What if you need them to stay still?
November 9, 2023, 8:30 AM
A Dalhousie lab built a mock MRI machine to prepare kids to participate in their reading comprehension study. Now, they’re offering the equipment up for use by other researchers who need to build kids’ capacity for ‘lying-still-time.’
Dal student and team test solutions for visually impaired students and their instructors
September 21, 2023, 3:52 PM
As she progresses through an undergraduate degree in psychology, Gabrielle Close and a team of others have been working to evaluate the accommodations put in place to support blind students like her with the goal improving the experience for visually impaired students.
Dal and Nova Scotia launch Centre for Psychological Health for vulnerable populations
September 14, 2023, 8:30 AM
The Government of Nova Scotia committed $4.5 million to fund a new Dal-operated clinic in Halifax that will provide mental health and addictions services for Nova Scotians who do not have access to coverage through private insurance.
What we get wrong about self‑esteem: It’s built through actions, not words
August 23, 2023, 8:30 AM
We often think of self-esteem as either high or low, but the level of your self-esteem might be less important than the stability of your self-esteem, writes Dal's Simon Sherry.
How to avoid toxic perfectionism when planning a wedding
June 23, 2023, 8:30 AM
Weddings have become increasingly curated: everything from the shoes to the table runners are perfectly themed and colour-co-ordinated. It is emblematic of our cultural obsession with perfection, writes Simon Sherry.