CIHR-funded projects at York to assess online programs for refugee newcomers and couples impacted by PTSD TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2020 – Two York University projects focussed on mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic have received a total of $368,000 in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to do rapid research over the […]
Depression and social disconnection also found to be related to drinking to cope York University psychology researchers surveyed Canadians early in the pandemic and found that those who had at least one child under the age of 18 at home, or who experienced greater depression or a lack of social connectedness, were more likely to […]
TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2020 – New research from York University found that even as those who belong to two different cultural groups in North America strive to be true to themselves and their cultural roots, they face social consequences when changing their behaviour to adapt and navigate different cultural situations. In the new paper published in Social […]
TORONTO, July 7, 2020 –COVID-19 has had a crushing socio-economic impact, especially for marginalized populations and people with complex needs who have experienced the brunt of the virus. To build back better post-COVID-19 and make sure no one is left behind, York University Professor Steven J. Hoffman has been chosen to lead a United Nations effort […]
Review examines aging and feeling valued versus expendable during COVID-19 TORONTO, June 16, 2020 – Isolation prescribed to stop the spread of COVID-19 is not only adding to the stress and distress of older people, but events related to the pandemic are reinforcing ageism, say researchers at York University. A new commentary and review led by […]
TORONTO, June 4, 2020 – There’s a common belief that musicians are born with a natural ability to play music, while most of us have to work twice as hard to hear the difference between musical notes. Now, new research from neuroscientists at York University suggests the capacity to hear the highs and lows, also known as the major and minor notes in […]
As anti-Black racism protests rip across North America in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, York University professors can discuss some of the systemic issues that have led to anti-Black racism in Canada and the U.S., its impact and the weaponization of race.