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Congratulations to PhD student Brittany Jamieson, who received the Dennis Mock Student Leadership Award for her outstanding academic and voluntary extracurricular contributions to the Psychology department at Ryerson University. The BPSD Lab is very proud of Brittany’s accomplishment.

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KIDS IN CONTEXT Did you know that young children build up to 1000 new brain connections per second? That means that in the time it took you to read the last sentence, your baby made 5000 new connections! How extraordinary! In our lab, we study how babies react to the world around them, including their…

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PhD Student Brittany Jamieson presented her poster at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association in Toronto, ON. Her poster, titled “Maternal OXTR and DAT1 genotypes moderate association between maternal history of care and maternal cortisol secretion in the context of mother-infant separation”, was based on collaborative research with Jaclyn Ludmer, Andrea Gonzalez, Robert Levitan, James…

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3 Minute Thesis Winner: Understanding Infants’ Genetic and Environmental Risk for Depression

Jaclyn Ludmer, PhD student and BPSD Lab member, won the Ryerson University 3-Minute Thesis Competition in 2015. For this competition, she competed against Ryerson graduate students from various disciplines to present her Master's thesis findings in only 3 minutes. This video is of her presentation at the Ontario provincial competition and showcases the BPSD Lab's interest in genetic and environmental risks for psychopathology. We are proud of Jaclyn's accomplishment!
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PhD student Brittany Jamieson presented her poster at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association in Victoria, BC. Her poster, titled “Maternal sensitivity and infant stress system coordination”, was based on collaborative research with Andrea Gonzalez, Robert Levitan, Eric Hehman, Mario Masellis, Vincenzo Santos Basile, and Leslie Atkinson.

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