Anusha

Anusha

Preferred pronouns: She/Her

Year: Four

I am a fourth-year psychology major doing directed studies. I’ve been to a lot of places but I’ll say Vancouver since I was born in India but lived here for most of my life.

Jimmy Chokmeesuk

Jimmy Chokmeesuk

Preferred pronouns: He/Him

Year: Three

Jimmy is a third-year honours psychology student who is currently working on the research question of the observation of the relationship between a sense of mastery and suicidality among transgender and gender non-conforming youth, especially for Black and people of colour to further understand the protective factors among transgender youth, because, there’s not enough research. 

Em Mittertreiner

Em Mittertreiner

Preferred pronouns: They/them

Year: Four

Em is a fourth-year honours student who is currently working on their fourth-year honours thesis, their tentative title “Research Methodology at the Intersection of Gender Diversity and Autistic Characteristics: A scoping review” works on folks who are both autistic and gender-diverse. They have noticed most of the research conducted was quantitative. This pathologizing approach is highly problematic, and there are many other methodological and theoretical issues with research in this field. Em believes that research so far has been extremely limited with regard to creating space for people on the gender and autism spectra to tell their stories and voice their concerns and aims to bring awareness to this issue.

Hasan Hasan

Hasan Hasan

Preferred pronouns: He/him

Year: Fourth

Hasan is a fourth-year Psychology honours student who is currently investigating the two-visual systems hypothesis at the Vision lab using psychophysical methods. The hypothesis suggests that  there are two systems, i.e. the dorsal and the ventral stream, within the brain where retinal information can travel from the primary visual cortex. He believes that this research will facilitate embodied cognition, treatment of brain dysfunction and the field of robotics.

Eliscia Sinclair

Eliscia Sinclair

Preferred pronouns: She/Her

Year: Fourth

Eliscia Sinclair is a fourth-year Psychology major who works on two incredible projects at the Center for Gambling Research directed by Dr. Luke Clark, and various projects with Dr. Dale Griffin at the Behavioural Decision lab. Despite (or because of) working in the fields of Gambling and Addiction Science and being so involved with gambling research, she has never been to a casino or gambled herself! 

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