A new book by two York professors emeriti and senior scholars presents a general psychological theory addressing cognitive and affective processes and their development in infancy and childhood. The book The Working Mind: Meaning and Mental Attention in Human Development (MIT Press) was authored by Juan Pascual-Leone, professor emeritus (psychology) and senior scholar, and Janice M. Johnson, associate professor […]
Researchers investigate the ongoing failure to monitor and prevent risks to seabirds posed by the offshore oil industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. This ground-breaking work will be of interest to policy-makers, biologists, environmentalists and oil industry stakeholders.
A new and engaging textbook by Science Prof explains human sex through a series of comparisons to non-human organisms. Hint: It’s not all candle-lit dinners as one non-human species kills and eats its partner during copulation.
New publication makes unique contribution to hate crime scholarship in Canada: It considers how we establish laws and policies around such crime, and argues that this debate is a reflection of the discussion (and anxiety) in larger Canadian society.
Environmental Studies professor releases book on the global phenomenon of suburbanization. This, on the heels of a major international conference, will shape future thought on this important topic.
York-led research shows racialized and Indigenous university faculty score low on power, prestige and influence; points the way to policy change at the university level and a greater institutional commitment to equity.
Professors Peter Mulvihill and Harris Ali publish provocative new book on how to deal with today’s ecological crisis. They start with tearing down old paradigms.
York U Prof Alan Blum produces new book in burgeoning field of medical humanities, proposes novel and empowering lens through which to look at life.
English Prof, author and poet B.W. Powe publishes compelling new book of poetry, Decoding Dust, in 2016 – the launching point for a must-read Brainstorm Q&A.
Prof Benjamin Berger of York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School edits provocative new book on religion and public authority that promises to have ripple effect into public policy.