Lab News

May 2024: The CAL’s 2024 newsletter has been released! You can access it by clicking here.

March 2024: CAL alumna Angela Xiang was accepted in the graduate program in Counselling & Clinical Psychology at UofT OISE. Congratulations, Angela!

February 2024: Congratulations to Kesaan Kandasamy on his new position as a Predoctoral Intern in Clinical Neuropsychology at Baycrest Health Sciences! Way to go, Kesaan!

February 2024: CAL welcomes new research assistants Sofia Verduga, Francesco Martire, Reyhana Wilson, Kayla Correia, and Estel Tershana. They will be assisting Cassandra Skrotzki on her Disseration project. Welcome all!

January 2024: CAL welcomes new practicum student Matula Prabaharan and research assistants Shania Hossain and Bahaar Najibzada!

September 2023: CAL welcomes new graduate student, Julie Dicker, and undergraduate research assistant, Mary Wang!

August 2023: Congratulations to CAL graduate student Sonja Givetash for successfully defending her Master’s Thesis! 

June 2023: Congratulations to CAL members Mariah Lecompte, Max Marshall, and Litzia Mirra! Mariah was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year, Max was awarded a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship to pursue Clinical Psychology at Toronto Metropolitan University, and Litzia was awarded an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award!

June 2023: CAL graduate students Mariah Lecompte, Cassandra Skrotzki, Kesaan Kandasamy, and Kathryn Bolton delivered a virtual and in-person Active Aging Workshop through the 50+ program at Toronto Metropolitan University.

April 2023:  CAL welcomes new undergraduate thesis students, Jeseca Kyerallah, Katherine Imbat, and Michaela Perez! The lab also welcomes a new summer research assistant, Tracey Xu! Finally, CAL welcomes Ling Li, Mike Chen, and Xindi Wang, who will be supporting the Active Aging with Resilience project. Welcome all!

March 2023: New CAL study published in Aging and Health Research.

January 2023: CAL welcomes its newest research assistant, Yusuf Ghauri!

December 2022: Congratulations to CAL graduate students Cassandra Skrotzki and Kesaan Kandasamy who presented at the Psychonomic Society 63rd Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. 

November 2022: The CAL graduate students delivered an Active Aging Workshop through the 50+ Program at Toronto Metropolitan University. Click here to view a recording of the presentation. 

November 2022: CAL graduate student, Dr. Lixia Yang, and a fellow TMU collaborator published a new article on COVID-19 risk perception among Chinese residents in Canada. See this new publication here

October 2022: CAL graduate students Cassandra Skrotzki and Kesaan Kandasamy were published alongside Lab Director Dr. Lixia Yang in Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. Check out this new article on event segmentation and cognitive control here!

October 2022: CAL graduate student Cassandra Skrotzki and CAL Director Dr. Lixia Yang published a chapter in the Psychology of Learning and Motivation. See this publication here

May 2022: CAL member Max Marshall was awarded an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award under supervision of Dr. Lixia Yang in the Cognitive Aging Lab! Congratulations, Max! 

May 2022: CAL graduate student Mariah Lecompte was awarded Awarded the Queen Elizabeth II – Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST). Congratulations, Mariah!