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PLAN Lab News & Media

September 2021

Welcome to the newest PLAN Lab graduate students Amané, Chris, and Jason! We are so excited to see what you will accomplish!

May 2021

Congratulations Jen Upshaw for successfully defending her dissertation!

April 2021

Congratulations Erin Fraser, Jason Scott, Jocelyn Thomas, and Lydia Wood for completing their honours project and giving excellent presentations at the virtual UBCO Psychology Honours Research day.

March 2021

Congratulations Damian Leitner for successfully defending his dissertation! We are so proud of you!

The PLAN Lab is awarded funding from the UBCO Critical Research Equipment and Tools (CRET) Program for a new eye-tracker.

Congratulations to Mariza Micallef for receiving the UBCO Undergraduate Research Award to support her summer research project on psychological functioning in post-concussive syndrome!

Lydia Wood receives the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Clinical Neuropsychology section Student Research Award to support her teleneuropsychology research!

April 2020

Congratulations to Clerissa Copeland for completing her honours project on an eye-tracking intervention for hemispatial neglect!

February 2020

Lydia Wood is awarded the IKBSAS Undergraduate Research Award! This award will fund her summer research examining the validity of video conference-based neuropsychological assessment.

June 2019

Congratulations to Damian Leitner for winning first place in The Clinical Neuropsychologist (TCN) and American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN) Student Paper Competition for his paper “Assessing the Predictive Value of a Neuropsychological Model on Concurrent Function in Acute Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation”

April 2019

Congratulations to Yun-Han Wang and Yun-Lin Wang for completing their honours projects!

April 2017

Congratulations Graham Armstrong, Ashleigh Parker and Kristen Peers for completing their honours projects and giving amazing presentations at the UBCO Psychology Honours Research day. Special congrats to Kristen for being awarded the People’s Choice Award!!

April 2017

Kaylee Misener is awarded the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship to fund her Masters research on cognitive bias in eating disorders. Congratulations Kaylee!!!

September 2016

Welcome to the newest PLAN Lab graduate student Kaylee Misener!

May 2016

PLAN Lab research is featured in Barber School News. Click here to watch videos and read an interview with Dr. Maya Libben.

Honours Students
2016 PLAN Lab Honours Students (left to right) Nicole Legg, Jeneya Clark, Maya Libben, Caleb Makortoff and McKenzie Campbell.

April 2016 

Congratulations to Jeneya Clark, Caleb Makortoff, Nicole Legg and McKenzie Campbell for their completing their honours projects and giving amazing presentations at the UBCO Psychology Honours Research day. Special props to Nicole Legg and Caleb Makortoff for winning first and second place in the Honours Presentations People’s Choice Awards. Nicole’s honours research investigated the relationship between impulsivity and eating disordered traits using cognitive bias modification.

Congratulations for Caleb Makortoff for winning second place for his poster presentation at the UBCO Undergraduate Research Conference. Caleb’s honours research used cognitive bias modification techniques to investigate the causal relationship between perfectionism, anxiety and eating disordered traits.

Jennifer Upshaw is awarded the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship to fund her doctoral research on hemispatial neglect. Congratulations Jen!!!

March 2016

Ashleigh Parker is awarded the IKBSAS Undergraduate Research Award! This award will fund her summer research program in the PLAN Lab developing an updated corpus of norms for a subset of neuropsychological tests.

February 2016

PLAN Lab featured in IKBSAS News! Click here to read the article.

February 2016

The INS (International Neuropsychological Society) 2016 convention in Boston was a success with a total of 8 presentation by members of the PLAN Lab!