• Stressed?

    “Stress” is not about the things that happen to you, but how you choose to respond to those things.

  • Food for Thought.

    Did you know that what you eat not only affects your waist-line, but your  brain too?

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  • Taking a PAWS.

    Did you know that spending as little as 10 minutes with a pet can reduce stress?

    See Fiocco & Hunse (2017). The buffer effect of therapy dog exposure on stress reactivity in undergraduate students. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14, 707 doi:10.3390/ijerph14070707.

     

  • The Power of Music.

    The StAR lab is currently investigating the influence of music on behaviour in young and older adults.

  • How can VR travel be used for healthy living? See what we’re up to!

  • Welcome to the StAR Lab!

    Take a tour and learn what we’re up to!

Research Focus

Stress

Stress is a complex phenomenon that affects everyone, regardless of age, race, or religion.  While acute stress is…
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Prevention

Prevention is key! The Stress and Healthy Aging Research Laboratory is dedicated to evaluating evidence-based prevention methods to…
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Biomarkers

Cognitive dysfunction is becoming a health concern of increasing importance as our population ages and the baby boomers…
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Resources

HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTRES FOR OLDER ADULTS The Anne Johnston Health Station  2398 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M4P…
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