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Dr. Edward Sturman

Professor of Psychology, Social & Personality Psychology 

On a broad level, I have conducted most of my work in the area of psychological assessment. More specifically, I am interested in evolutionary theories of mood disorder, with a particular focus on how various personality styles are connected to depression and anxiety. I have also conducted research into the degree of victory or defeat associated with various life events and how this impacts mood. More recently, I have been studying grit, which has been connected to academic performance.

  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Social/Personality Psychology, York University, 2006
    • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, York University, 2003
    • B.A. in Psychology, York University, 1998
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