Brock in the News – November 12-18

Ontario schools are missing ‘perfect opportunity’ to address mental health amid rash of youth suicides

James Mandigo, Vice-provost Enrolment Management and International, highlights mental health in the Global News, explaining how educators should approach the subject in the curriculum.

Finalist in national poetry contest has Bracebridge roots

English professor and poet Adam Dickinson named one of five finalists in the national 2016 CBC Poetry Prize: Muskoka Region

Racism on the rise?

Experts across the university discuss with Macleans and CHCH News how the outcome of the U.S. Presidential elections has already started to affect Canadians.

Why it’s not unusual for preschoolers to obsess over gender differences

In Today’s Parent, Professor Shauna Pomerantz draws an important connection between exposure to marketing and advertising and how children learn gender roles.

You need to get inside the mind of a climate change denier if you want to change it

What’s it going to take to change someone’s mind about climate change? Professor Gordon Hodson and PhD student Mark Hoffarth explain the psychology behind right-wing environmentalists: Quartz

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