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Public presentation by Dr. Andres De Los Reyes, Fulbright Canada Research in Mental Health

Fri., Apr. 8, 2022 12:00 p.m. - Fri., Apr. 8, 2022 1:00 p.m.

Location: Zoom & in-person (CT 215(La Cité, 2nd floor))

We cordially invite you to a public presentation by
Andres De Los Reyes, Ph.D.,
Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Mental Health
The event is jointly sponsored by the Department of Psychology and UR International.
Date: Friday, April 8, 2022
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: CT 215(La Cité, 2nd floor)
Due to the limited room capacity, this presentation is also available via Zoom Webinar
How Research about Youth Mental Health Assessments Helps Us
Understand Discrepant Views about Social Experiences
“Seeing the world differently than other people is an everyday part of life. From choosing what to watch on Netflix or where to go for dinner, to figuring out who should lead a country or how to raise your kids, we often encounter difficulties with getting on the same page, when different people have to come together to make one decision. Too often, seeing things differently even leads us down a path where we try to distinguish between “right” and “wrong” viewpoints, even though most times we can think of legitimate reasons for why we have these differences in opinion. Based on “lessons learned” from over 60 years of research about how different viewpoints play out when we assess people’s mental health, I demonstrate how our differences in viewpoints have the power to improve the way we make decisions in everyday life.”
Dr. Andres De Los Reyes' Bio
Andres De Los Reyes received his Ph.D. in 2008 from Yale University. He serves as Director of the Comprehensive Assessment and Intervention Program, where he has provided research training to hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students. The key goal of his research program is to improve our understanding of the inconsistent outcomes that commonly arise from multi-informant mental health assessments. Dr. De Los Reyes has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles on these and other topics, including articles published in such high-impact journals as the Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Review, Nature Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology Review, and Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. He has received over US$1.5 million in funding for his work from the Institute of Education Sciences, National Science Foundation, and National Institutes of Health. He has received several honors for his work, including the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology, Fellow status at both the American Psychological Association and Association for Psychological Science, and most recently, a Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association. He currently serves as the Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Mental Health at the University of Regina.
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