Prof Rebecca Pillai Riddell will lead DIVERT Mental Health, a research and training platform designed to support a more inclusive and accessible approach to mental health TORONTO, March 31, 2022 — Canadians from marginalized backgrounds tend to suffer the worst mental health outcomes, research has shown. People who are racialized, disabled, and/or LGBT2SQ+ disproportionately face […]
TORONTO, March 24, 2022 – Octopuses can solve complex puzzles and show a preference for different individuals, but whether they, and other animals and invertebrates, have emotions is being hotly debated and could shake up humans’ moral decision-making, says a York University expert in animal minds.
New paper in the American Journal of Public Health says the world urgently needs a co-ordinated response to antimicrobial resistance TORONTO, March 23, 2022 — In December 2021, as the world prepared to enter the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 194 member countries at the World Health Organization unanimously agreed to pursue a global agreement […]
Legal expert available on the role of algorithmic management of workers in office and remote settings TORONTO, March 23, 2022 – Ontario has proposed new legislation that would require employers to tell their workers how they are being monitored electronically. Propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the proposed law is timely, given the shift in workplace […]
TORONTO, March 22, 2022 - The world's ecological footprint, as measured by its use of natural resources, such as food, water, cropland, fisheries and fuel, has tripled since 1961. It has exceeded the Earth's biocapacity or ability to regenerate what's used, every year since 1971.
TORONTO, March 21, 2022 – “They paved paradise, put up a parking lot.” Written and sung by Joni Mitchell in the 1970s, those lyrics still hold true today as pavement and concrete structures squeeze out Toronto’s native bumblebees, say York University researchers in a new study published today.
Perfectionism in Childhood and Adolescence: A Developmental Approach builds on 30 years of research in a field that the authors helped pioneer TORONTO, March 8, 2022 — When a person self-describes as a “perfectionist,” we might assume they mean they have an exacting personality, one who sets and pursues high standards. But perfectionism can also […]