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SSHRC IDG awarded 2018: While behaviours related to lower relationship satisfaction and increased risk of divorce are understood, factors that contribute to flourishing relationships are less so. Relationship paradigms have focused on personality traits, behaviours and skills not demonstrated by...
Canadian Public Perspective of the Canadian Psychological Association's Code of Ethics for Psychologists Principle RankingDownload
A professional code of ethics guides professionals in their ethical decision-making, and is also intended to protect the public from harm that may result from the activities of that profession. The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) created a Code of Ethics for Psychologists with four...
Individualists claim that wide explanations in psychology are problematic. I argue that wide psychological explanations sometimes have greater explanatory power than individualistic explanations. The aspects of explanatory power I focus on are causal depth and theoretical appropriateness....
Insight Grant awarded 2015: The proposed work will examine three theoretically important, yet previously unexplored, linkages between experience with an emerging technology and lock-in to that technology, but not to others. Field studies, experiments conducted via mobile devices and...
SSHRC IG awarded 2015: Companies such as Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Apple have turned emerging technologies into pervasive products by quickly capturing dominant market shares and locking consumers into their eco-systems. Prior research has indicated that "cognitive lock-in" plays a...
IDG awarded 2017: Despite Canada's policies for encouraging immigration of the highly educated, and despite international students being described as 'designed to stay', we know little about how or when or whether international students decide to stay in Canada. We know little about challenges...
Computer based models of teaching and learning are receiving renewed attention in the post-secondary sector. In the province of Alberta, Canada, over $40000000 (Canadian) has been made available to the adult learning system under the Learning Enhancement Envelope (LEE) funding initiative, for...
Examining Cultural Drifts in Artworks through History and Development: Cultural Comparisons between Japanese and Western Landscape Paintings and Drawings.Download
Nand, K., Masuda, T., Senzaki, S., & Ishii, K. (2014). Examining cultural drifts in artworks through development and history: Cultural comparisons between Japanese and Western landscape paintings and drawings. Frontiers in Psychology: Cultural Psychology, 5, 1041. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01041
Fighting for the Good Cause': Reflections on Francis Galton's Legacy to American Hereditarian Psychology by Gerald Sweeney (review)Download
Introduction: Although Francis Galton coined \"eugenics\" in his Inquiries into Human Faculty and its Development's 1883 \"to express the science of improving stock,\" his introduction of the idea of such a science dates back to the publication of a pair of short articles, \"Hereditary Talent and...