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LATEST NEWS

 

Gillian Shoychet

published Empirical support for a model of risk and resilience in children and families during COVID-19: A systematic review & narrative synthesis in Development & Psychopathology.

Congratulations, Gilli!

August, 2023

Maya Koven

is joining the lab as part of York University's MA/PhD Program in Clinical Developmental Psychology.

Welcome, Maya!

August, 2023

Paul De Luca

is joining the lab as part of York University's MA/PhD Program in Clinical Developmental Psychology.

Welcome, Paul!

September, 2023

Dr. Prime

published Promoting Conflict Reappraisal in Parenting Couples: A Feasibility Study and Preliminary Evaluation of a Brief Writing Intervention in Journal of Child and Family Studies.

August, 2023

Prime Family Lab

Gilli, Alex, and Jazzmin presented their symposium titled A Family Systems Approach to Understanding Family Functioning Amid the Pandemic at the CPA 2023 Annual Convention.

Congratulations, Jazzmin, Alex, and Gilli!

June, 2023

Prime Family Lab

Jazzmin Demy, Alex Markwell, and Maya Koven were awarded the Ontario Graduate Scholarship to fund their MA research.

Congratulations!

June, 2023

Jazzmin Demy

was awarded the Lillian Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Graduate Scholarship for her interest in the area of maternal-child health.

Congratulations, Jazzmin!

April, 2023

Gillian Shoychet

was awarded the SSHRC Canadian Graduate School Scholarship to fund her PhD research!

Congratulations Gilli!

April, 2023

Prime Family Lab

We had a wonderful time in Salt Lake City for the biennial convention for the Society of Research in Child Development. Check out Jazzmin and Alex's posters! 

March, 2023

Prime Family Lab

and collaborators published Positive Parenting and Early Childhood Cognition: A Systematic Review and Meta‑Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials in Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review.

February, 2023

Dr. Prime

published the Love Together, Parent Together (L2P2) protocol describing our ongoing L2P2 research program.

September, 2022

Jazzmin Demy

began at York University's MA/PhD Program in Clinical Developmental Psychology.

Welcome, Jazzmin!

September, 2022

Alex Markwell

began at York University's MA/PhD Program in Clinical Developmental Psychology.

Welcome, Alex!

September, 2022

Dr. Prime

published Pandemic-related disruption and positive adaptation: Profiles of family function at the onset of the pandemic in Adversity and Resilience Science: Journal of Research and Practice.

September, 2022

Gillian Shoychet

published Assessing positive adaptation during a global crisis: The development and validation of the family positive adaptation during COVID-19 scale in Frontiers in Psychology.

September, 2022

Maya Koven

started as lab coordinator helping to run our L2P2 study (and others!).

September, 2022

Prime Family Lab

Gilli, Alex, Negar and Katherine presented their research at the Development 2022 Conference and CPA's 83rd Convention.

Congratulations to the lab!

June, 2022

Gillian Shoychet

was awarded second place for her poster titled The Validation of the COVID-19 Family Disruption Model: A Systematic Search & Narrative Synthesis at the Canadian Psychological Association's 83rd convention (Family Psychology section).

Congratulations, Gilli!

June, 2022

Dr. Prime

was awarded the President's New Researcher Award by the Canadian Psychological Association. The award recognizes the exceptional quality of the contribution of new researchers to psychological knowledge in Canada.

Congratulations, Dr. Prime!

May, 2022

Jazzmin Demy

was awarded a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship to fund her MA research.

Congratulations, Jazzmin!

April, 2022

Alex Markwell

was awarded a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship to fund her MA research.

Congratulations, Alex!

April, 2022

Gillian Shoychet

was awarded a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship and The Meighen Wright Foundation Maternal-Child Health Graduate Scholarship for her MA research.

Congratulations, Gilli!

April, 2022

Prime Family Lab

research was featured in an article titled 4 tips for improving family wellness in the Globe and Mail

Congratulations to the lab!

April, 2022

Alex Markwell

was named a Top 25 finalist in the SSHRC Storytellers competition. Her submission focused on findings from a SSHRC-funded meta-analysis.  

Congratulations, Alex!

April, 2022

Gillian Shoychet

had her symposium talk titled Assessing positive change during a global crisis: The development and validation of the COVID-19 family benefits and coping scale accepted at Development 2022.

Congratulations, Gilli!

March, 2022

Alex Markwell

had her symposium talk titled A preliminary evaluation of Love Together, Parent Together (L2P2): A writing intervention to improve couples' conflict and family functioning accepted at Development 2022.

Congratulations, Alex!

March, 2022

Negar Shavandi

had her independent research project titled The association between COVID-19 family stressors and sibling relationship challenges: Moderation by sibling age gap accepted as a poster at Development 2022.

Congratulations, Negar!

March, 2022

Gillian Shoychet

had her symposium talk titled Assessing positive change during a global crisis: The development and validation of the COVID-19 family benefits and coping scale accepted at Development 2022.

Congratulations, Gilli!

March, 2022

Alex Markwell

had her symposium talk titled A preliminary evaluation of Love Together, Parent Together (L2P2): A writing intervention to improve couples' conflict and family functioning accepted at Development 2022.

Congratulations, Alex!

March, 2022

Gillian Shoychet

has published her first paper titled The Impact of COVID-19 Anxiety on Quality of Life in Canadian Adults: The Moderating Role of Intolerance of Uncertainty and Health Locus of Control in the Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/ Revue.

Congratulations, Gilli!

March, 2022

Maya Koven

has joined the lab as the newest research assistant.

Welcome, Maya!

March, 2022

Kathrine McGuire

was awarded the Lillian Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Undergraduate Scholarship.

Congratulations, Katherine!

March, 2022

Veronica Benyamin

was accepted to McMaster University's MSc program in Psychotherapy.  Congratulations, Veronica!

March, 2022

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