Many projects conducted in the Experimental Psychology courses have led to a Senior thesis, and/or individual studies, practicum, and volunteer work in the

research laboratory and/or in applied settings, such as Baycrest or Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. It is not uncommon for research projects to be presented at conferences. The following is a non-exhaustive list of projects that fall into these categories (students’ names are in red): 

Shyla, A., Roy, S. (2014). The Role of Cognitive Impairment in Causing and Perpetuating Homelessness: An Exploratory Study. Poster presented at the Annual Conference, Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO).

Cameron, D. Evaluating sleep disturbances among medical patients in stress reduction programs. SLEEP 2013. Baltimore, MD, June 4, 2013

Parkinson E. (2012). Cognitive Intervention in Posterior Cortical Atrophy. Poster presented at the Undergradute Psychology Provincial Conference, York
University, Toronto, Ontario.

Bellana, B., Leach, L.& Proulx, G.B. (2012). An Analysis of the Kaplan-Baycrest Neurocognitive Assessment in Dementia and Normal Ageing. Poster presented at the 73rd Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association. Halifax, N.S., CAN, June 14, 2012.

Videl, A. (2012). Construct Validity of a Clinical Test of Attention Control in a Group of Optimal Older Adults. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Psychology Provincial Conference, York University, Toronto, Ontario.

Fiocco, A.J., Scarcello, S., Chan, A., Oh, P., Proulx, G., Greenwood, C. (2012). “The effect of an exercise and lifestyle intervention program on cardiovascular, metabolic factors and cognitive performance in middle-aged adults with type-2 diabetes: a pilot study.“ Canadian Association of Gerontology, 2012.

Lee, J.A. & Rivest, J. (2012). Evaluating prism and adaptation  ̶  a treatment for  visual neglect. Evidence-based practices seminar series. Baycrest.

Leach, L. & Sindrey, M. (2009). Differentiating individuals with MCI and depression by cognitive tests. Poster presented at the 117th Annual Convention of the American, Psychological Association, Toronto ON.

Doody, A.M., Leach, L.& Rivest, J. (2006). The Baycrest Attention Test and normal aging. International Neuropsychological Society. Portland, Oregon, USA.

Lee, Y., Wilson, H.,& Rivest, J. (2003). Matching faces in a prosopagnosic individual. Vision Sciences Society.
Rivest, J., Moscovitch, M., & Cadieux, M. (2003). Face identification is dissociable From face imagery and generic face representation. Vision Sciences

Leach, L., DeBeaumont, L., Proulx, G., Lafont, V. & Robert, P.H. (2003) Clinical validation of the Kaplan-Baycrest Neurocognitive Assessment. Presented at the 2nd Colloquium on Dementia, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Published Honours Thesis:


Krause, K. & Lalonde, R.N. (2014). The effect of interlocutor status on second language anxiety and communicative competence. Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity. 

Fiocco, A.J., Scarcello, S., Marzolini, S., Chan, A, Oh, P., Proulx, G., Greenwood, C.E. (2014). The effects of an exercise and lifestyle intervention program on cardiovascular, metabolic factors and cognitive performance in middle-aged adults with type II diabetes: A pilot study. Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

Cameron, D., Rapoport, MJ. (2014). The effects of antidepressants on driving performance and outcomes in seniors: a systematic review. Canadian Journal on Aging (special issue).

Rapoport, M., Weegar, K., Myers, A., Cameron, D., Crizzle, A., Korner-Bitensky, N., Tuokko, H.,Vrkljan, B., Marshall, S., Man-Son Hing, M., Naglie, G. (2013). The relationship between cognitive performance, perceptions of driving comfort and abilities, and self-reported driving restrictions among healthy older drivers. Accident Analysis and Prevention.61, 288-295.

Monette, M., Leach, L. (2013). Discrimination of the Cognitive Profiles of MCI and Depression using the KBNA. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 40: 670-677.

Davis, K., Fitzsimmons, C.L. & Moore, T.E. (2011). The right to silence: Investigating comprehensibility of a Canadian police caution. Journal of Police & Criminal Psychology, 26 (2), 87-99.

Lou, E., Lalonde, R.N. & Wilson, C. (2011). Examining a multidimensional framework of racial identity across different biracial groups. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 2, 79-90.

Young, G., Merali, N.L. & Ruff, R.M. (2009). The Ruff Neurobehavioral Inventory: Validity indicators and validity. Psychological Injury and Law, 2 (1), 53-60.

Moore, T.E. & Gagnier, K. (2008). “You can talk if you want to”: Is the police caution on the right to silence comprehensible? Criminal Reports, 51 C.R. (6th) 233-249.

Troyer, A.K., Häfliger, A., Cadieux, M. J., & Craik, F. I. M. (2006). Name and face learning in older adults: The effects of level of processing, self-generation, and intention to learn. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 61: 67-74.

Lalonde, R.N., Hynie, M., Pannu, M. & Latla, S. (2004). The role of culture in interpersonal relationships: Do second generation South Asian Canadianswant a traditional partner? Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 35, 503-524.

Wall, A.M., Thrussell, C. & Lalonde, R.N. (2003). Do alcohol expectancies become intoxicated outcomes? A test of social learning theory in a naturalistic bar setting.Addictive Behaviors, 28, 1271-1283.

Moore, T.E., Griffiths, K. & Platt, B. (1987). Gender, attitudes towards women, and the appreciation of sexist humour. Sex Roles, 16, 521-531.

Moore, T.E., & Mae, R. (1987). Who dies and who cries: Death and bereavement in current children’s literature. <em “mso-bidi-font-style:=”” normal”=””>Journal of Communication, 37 (4), 52-64.

Souter, S.J. & Moore, T.E. (1989). A bereavement support program for survivors of cancer deaths. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 20, 31-43.

Moore, T.E. & Cadeau, L. (1985). The representation of women, the elderly and minorities in Canadian television commercials. Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science, 17, 215-225.

Moore, T.E., Hodgson, A. & Moore, R. (1981). Widening the nets: When diversion fails. Ontario Psychologist, 13, 19-25.