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43rd Psychology Science Atlantic Conference

May 6-7 2019, Mount Allison University, NS

Download the Psychology Conference Program (.pdf) for abstracts of presentations.

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Thank you to our generous conference sponsors!

Science Atlantic Research Award​

Oral Presentation

Caitlin Barry

University of New Brunswick - Saint John

The Influence of Social Factors on the Relationship Between Sexual Orientation and Mental Health

Oral Presentation

Morgan Nesbitt

University of New Brunswick - Saint John

The role of syntax in songbird communication: An analysis of song order in the hermit thrush (Catharus guttatus) song

Poster Presentation

Colin MacKay

Dalhousie University

Investigating how glutamatergic V3 interneurons differentially innervate distinct motor pools in the mouse spinal cord

Poster Presentation


Lucas Walters

Memorial University

I got it from my mama: Exploring the relationship between maternal psychological distress and child adaptive skills as moderated by fetal sex and mediated by maternal cortisol

Science Atlantic Communication Award, sponsored by Canadian Science Publishing

Oral Presentation


Elizabeth Dreise

St. Thomas University

We’re not doing it to be nasty!: Informal caregivers’ accounts of negotiating driving safety with their aging loved one

Poster Presentation


Steven Wilton

Acadia University

Motivational Conflict in Individuals with Low Self-Esteem: The Effect of Self-Affirmation Strength on the Trade-Off Between Anxiety and Depression

Karen Nicholson Award in Neuropsychology

Poster Presentation


Klara Doelle

Dalhousie University

Phenotypes and Pathologies in a Rat Model of Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury

Previous award winners

See award winners from previous years