May 2016: Daniela Gomez enters the MSc program in Psychiatry. Looking forward to (more) great things to come!
March 2016: Congratulations to Alex MacRae-Korobkov for winning a summer 2016 studentship from AIHS. Alex will work on "Integrating a machine learning approach to explore and predict alexithymia with eyetracking data".
Veronica Kube won a summer 2016 studentship from the URI. Veronica's project is entitled "Alexithymia in eating disorders: Exploring the link between emotion processing difficulties and harmful eating behaviours".
Well done, Veronica and Alex!
July 2014-July 2015: Sabbatical (Fujiwara).
September 2014: Michael Mazo successfully defends his MSc thesis "Delineating the Relationship between Self-Trust and Generalized Self-Efficacy: Implications for Mental Health". Big congrats and well done, Michael!
January 2014: Lauren Alston successfully defends her MSc thesis "Attention and Memory in Repressive Coping Style". Well done, Lauren!!
November 2013: Paper accepted for publication [Travis, S.G., Huang, Y., Fujiwara, E., Radomski, A., Olsen, F., Carter, R., Seres, P., Malykhin, N.V. (in press). High field structural MRI reveals specific episodic memory correlates in the subfields of the hippocampus. Neuropsychologia]
September 2013: Sara (Tomlinson) Gilliam also successfully defends her MSc thesis "Decision making under risk in patients with HIV". Congratulations, Sara!
September 2013: Ashley Radomski successfully defends her MSc thesis "Decision making under risk in multiple sclerosis". Well done!! Ashley continues her graduate education with Dr. Mandi Newton, Dept. of Pediatrics, UofA.
August 2013: Paper accepted for publication [Alston, L.L., Kratchmer, C., Jeznach, A., Bartlett, N.B., Davidson, P.S.R., Fujiwara, E. Self-serving episodic memory biases: Findings in the repressive coping style. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience].
May 2013: Jonn Kmech joins the lab as a research assistant. Welcome, Jonn!
February 2013: Paper accepted for publication [Arndt, J. E., Hoglund, W. L.G, Fujiwara, E. Desirable responding mediates the relationship between emotion regulation and anxiety. Personality and Individual Differences].
August 2012: Paper accepted for publication [Madan, C.R., Fujiwara, E., Gerson, B.C., Caplan, J.B. High reward makes items easier to remember, but harder to bind to a new temporal context. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience].
July 2012: Lauren Alston receives a Master's scholarship from SSHRC. Congratulations!!
June 2012: Congratulations to Ashley Radomski and Sara Gilliam for winning prizes for best oral presentation (Ashley) and best poster (Sara) at the 11th Annual Research Day of the Department of Psychiatry! We are very proud!!!
May 2012: Chris Madan receives a Doctoral Scholarship from the Alberta Gaming Research Institute. Well done, congratulations!!
April 2012: Summer studentship funding received from the MS Society/EndMS network. Jenny Lu-Song will study basal ganglia functions in patients with multiple sclerosis in the lab this summer.
April 2012: Chris Madan receives a Postgraduate Scholarship from NSERC. Congratulations!!
March 2012: Paper accepted for publication [Madan, C.R., Caplan, J.B., Lau, C.S.M., Fujiwara, E. Emotional arousal does not enhance association memory. Journal of Memory and Language]
September 2011: Paper accepted for publication [Arndt, J.E., Fujiwara, E. Attentional bias towards angry faces in trait-reappraisal. Personality and Individual Differences.]
June 2011: Sarah Riedlinger was accepted to three medical schools and will start at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta in Fall 2011. Congratulations, Sarah!!
May 2011: Congratulations to Ashley Radomski and Sara Tomlinson for winning the prizes for the two best posters at the 10th Annual Research Day of the Department of Psychiatry! Well done and deserved!
March 2011: Chris Madan receives a DAAD Graduate Scholarship 2011-2012, which will send him to Hamburg (Germany) for a collaboration with Dr. Tobias Sommer, UKE Hamburg. Chris will work on an fMRI project investigating emotional association memory. Congratulations, Chris!
January 2011: Ashley Radomski receives Frederick Banting - Master's Award from CIHR. Congratulations!
May 2010: Paper accepted for publication [Borsutzky, S., Fujiwara, E., Brand, M., Markowitsch, H.J. Susceptibility to false memories in patients with ACoA aneurysm. Neuropsychologia.]
May 2010: Bridgette Gerson was accepted to the Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario. Congratulations, Bridgette!!
April 2010: Funding received from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC. Title: "Emotional memory and forgetting in repressive coping"
January 17, 2010: Birth of Joel Fujiwara
December 2009: Funding received from the University Hospital Foundation. Title: "Decision making in multiple sclerosis" (collaborators: Dr. Christopher Power, Dr. Kenneth Warren, Dr. Scot Purdon, Dr. Derek Emery)
December 2009: Jody Arndt successfully defends her master's thesis "Individual Differences in Emotion Regulation and Their Impact on Selective
April 28 2009: Jody Arndt receives a CIHR Doctoral Research Award. Congratulations, well done!
March 2009: Anna Braslavsky was accepted into the Clinical Psychology program at University of Victoria. Congratulations and best of luck at UVic!
March 2009: Christine Lau was accepted into St.George's University for Medicine. Congratulations!
March 16, 2009: Paper published [Brand, M., Eggers. C., Reinhold, N., Fujiwara, E., Kessler, J., Heiss, W-D., Markowitsch, H.J. Functional brain imaging in fourteen patients with dissociative amnesia reveals right inferolateral prefrontal hypometabolism. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging.174 (2009) 32–39.]
July 14, 2008: Paper accepted for publication [Borsutzky, S., Fujiwara, E., Brand, M., Markowitsch, H.J. Confabulations in alcoholic Korsakoff patients. Neuropsychologia.]
July 2008: Jody Arndt receives Frederick Banting - Master's Award from CIHR. Congratulations!
May 29, 2008: Paper accepted for publication [Fujiwara, E., Levine, B., Anderson, A.K. (2008). Intact implicit and reduced explicit memory for negative self-related information in repressive coping. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 254-263.]
February 2008: Anna Braslavsky receives Summer Studentship Award from AHFMR. Congratulations!!