Associate Academic Dean
Associate Professor, Psychology, School of Behavioural and Social Sciences
Office: MSJ 123
Telephone: 519-432-8353 ext 28116
- Honors B.A., Queens University, Kingston, ON
- M.A., Queens University, Kingston, ON
- Ph.D., Concordia University, Montreal, PQ
- Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, PQ
- University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
Research and Scholarly Interests
Motivation, memory for time, order, and sequences (temporal memory), stress and memory, educational psychology.
- Introduction to Psychology, Psychology 1000
- Biological Basis of Behaviour, Psychology 2221A/B
- Introduction to Educational Psychology, Psychology 2620A/B
- Statistics for Psychology II, Psychology 2851A/B
- The Neuroscience of Motivation and Emotion, Psychology 3209F/G
- Passer, M.W., Smith, R.E., Atkinson, M., Mitchell, J.B., and Muir, D. (2014). Psychology: Frontiers and Applications. Fifth Canadian Edition. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Press, Whitby, ON.
- Janes, K. and Mitchell, J.B. (2009) Eyewitness identification: The role of processing style and individual differences in accuracy and confidence. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, Quebec.
- Van Belois, A. and Mitchell, J. B. (2009). Summer residential camps: Promoting social interaction and self-efficacy among young adults with special needs. Camping Magazine, the Official Publication of the American Camp Association. Nov/Dec. 2009.
- Simner, M. L. and Mitchell, J. B. (2007). Use of the TOEFL as an admission requirement to Canadian universities. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 22: 182–187.
- Sherry, D. and Mitchell, J.B. (2007). Neuroethology of Foraging. In D.W. Stephens, R.C. Ydenbery, and J.S. Brown (Eds.), Foraging, University of Chicago Press. 61–102.
- Board of Directors, Original Kids Theatre Company;
- Worship Committee, Riverside United Church;
- Past Chair, Christian Development Committee, Riverside United Church.