• The Psychophysiology Lab

    Dr. Kristin Vickers is the director of the Psychophysiology Lab. She is also an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University.

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Jenny Liu Wins Prestigious APA Dissertation Award!

Dr. Andrea (Woznica) Linett Successfully Defends PhD in Clinical Psychology!

Lab member Kenneth Choi graduates during the Spring 2016 ceremony!

Lab members, Dr. Monforton, Natalie Ein (MA), Jenny Liu (MA), and Adrianna Tassone (BA. Hons) convocate during the Fall 2015 ceremony!

Jenny Liu, Vivian Huang and Katelyn Peck Wins Best Symposium at the Psychology Outside the Box (POTB) 2015 Conference

Dr. Jennifer Monforton Successfully Defends PhD!

Jenny Liu Receives Dennis Mock Leadership Award

  • Stephanie Taillefer Successfully Defends PhD in Clinical Psychology!

    Congratulations to Stephanie Taillefer, who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation entitled “Neurocognitive and Dysfunctional Belief Candidate Endophenotypes of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders.”   Stephanie’s dissertation examined neurocognitive and dysfunctional belief candidate endophenotypes (CEs) across the obsessive-compulsive spectrum. This study included CEs from two etiological perspectives well established in the literature. Secondary analyses examined several CEs…

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  • Jenny Liu wins the prestigious American Psychological Association Dissertation Award!

    The Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association (APA) sponsors an annual competition for dissertation research funding. This year, the APA has selected Jenny Liu as a recipient of this very prominent award. Jenny Liu is the first Psych Science student at Ryerson University, and the second ever from Ryerson to receive this honour. The…

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  • Dr. Andrea (Woznica) Linett Successfully Defends PhD in Clinical Psychology!

    Congratulations to clinical psychology student Andrea (Woznica) Linett, who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation on September 7, 2016, entitled “An Examination of Responses to Distinct Laboratory Stressors in Individuals with Bulimia Nervosa Compared to Those Without a History of Eating Disorders.”   Andrea’s dissertation used an experimental paradigm to explore the effects of different stressor-types…

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  • Lab Member Kenneth Choi Graduates during Spring 2016 Convocation!

    Huge congratulations goes out to lab member Kenneth Choi, who graduated on June 8, 2016 with his degree (with honors) in chemical engineering!    Hooray and best of luck in your future endeavours Ken!

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  • Lab members, Dr. Monforton, Natalie Ein (MA), Jenny Liu (MA), and Adrianna Tassone (BA. Hons) convocate during the Fall 2015 ceremony!

    A big day for the PsychoPhysiology Lab!  Dr. Vickers and fellow members of the lab celebrates the convocation of it’s first Doctoral student – Dr. Jennifer Monforton, along with graduating members Natalie Ein (MA), Jenny Liu (MA), and Adrianna Tassone (BA. Hons). Congratulations graduates!

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  • Jenny Liu, Vivian Huang & Katelyn Peck (StAR Lab Members) Wins Best Symposium at the Psychology Outside the Box (POTB) 2015 Conference

    Jenny J W Liu, along with Vivian Huang and Kately Peck wins Best Symposium at the Psychology Outside the Box (POTB) 2015 Conference! The symposium, chaired by Jenny Liu is titled “The complex role of emotions in stress: A discussion of multiple approaches to understanding their relationships“.

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  • Jenny Liu Receives Dennis Mock Leadership Award

    The Dennis Mock Student Leadership Awards recognize graduating students who have made outstanding voluntary extracurricular contributions to their School or academic program department, or to Ryerson as a whole. The awards acknowledge and encourage student participation in university affairs. In naming the awards after Dennis Mock, Ryerson recognizes his commitment to higher education. His leadership…

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  • Dr. Jennifer Monforton Successfully Defends PhD!

    Message Below from Dr. Vickers (Supervisor & Director of PsychoPhysiology Lab): Congratulations to Clinical student Jennifer (Jen) Monforton, who this morning successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, entitled “Counterfactual Thinking and Repetitive Thought in Social Anxiety.” Jen’s dissertation consisted of two complementary studies that examined upward counterfactual thinking (U-CFT) (i.e., a form of repetitive thought consisting…

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