Three questions with…Jane Dywan


Jane Dywan is a St. Catharines native who has worked at Brock since 1987. A professor of Psychology, she studies human neuropsychology, which includes age-related changes in cognitive function as they occur in healthy older adults. She holds a PhD from the University of Waterloo.

What do you like about your job?
I like the opportunity to think hard about things. Designing a study, planning a course, putting together a lecture, writing…all those things really force hard, careful thinking and it feels good. I also love seeing students mature and develop. It’s a great job.

What do you do for fun?
I love to spend time with my family…my husband, my children, my grandchildren. Cooking great meals is always part of that fun for me…and, I think, for them.  I also enjoy gardening, travelling, reading, art, music, and spending time with good friends.

Where did you go on your last vacation?
My husband and I went to Paris, rented a small apartment and were joined by our daughter and two grandsons. It was wonderful seeing Paris again through their eyes!

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