Brock Media Clips for Friday, March 6

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.

Why this Six Nations family violence centre puts men and women in the same shelter: A CBC story about a domestic violence shelter that uses a multi-gender environment rooted in traditional Indigenous teachings featured quotes from Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies Robyn Bourgeois.

Is it time to change time change? Daylight time begins Sunday: The effects of the switch to daylight time for the spring and summer, including a temporary rise in car crashes and a decrease in crime, were discussed by Professor of Psychology Kimberly Cote in a St. Catharines Standard article.

Are Canadians drinking less as weed gets easier to buy? It’s starting to look that way: Associate Professor of Health Sciences Dan Malleck was quoted in a Global News article that examined a decline in alcohol sales after recreational cannabis use was legalized in Canada.

Seeing faces in trees correlates to creativity, and cognitive scientists are taking interest: A National Post article about pareidolia, which is when people see faces in different inanimate things, featured quotes from Psychology Professor Catherine Mondloch, who says humans are more aware of things that appear face-like.

Badgers women’s basketball team vies for national championship: The Brock women’s basketball team’s quarter-final victory at the 2020 U SPORTS Final 8 Basketball Championships in Ottawa was featured on Newstalk 610 CKTB, Yahoo Sports, the St. Catharines Standard and BP Sports Niagara. The team’s head coach, Mike Rao, being named U SPORTS national women’s basketball coach of the year was also the subject of articles from the St. Catharines Standard and BP Sports Niagara.

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