Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

Williams, S.M., Kirmayer, M., Simon, T., & Talwar, V. (June 2013). Children’s antisocial and prosocial lies to familiar and unfamiliar adults. Journal of Infant and Child Development. doi: 10.1002/icd.1802

Book Chapters

Dirks, M. A. & Kirmayer, M. H. (2017). Depression in childhood: Social factors. InA.E. Wenzel (Ed), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. doi: 10.4135/9781483365817.n410


Popliger, M., Yachison, S., Kirmayer, M., & Talwar, V. (2012). The relationship between children’s lie-telling behaviors and cognitive development. In W. Sittiprapaporn (Ed.), Cognitive Development. Vienna, Austria: Intech Open Access Publisher. pp. 16.


Dirks, M.A., Kirmayer, M.H., & Morningstar, M. (In press). Social Competence. In R.J.R. Levesque (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Adolescence. Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-32132-5_27-2

Presentations

Public & Invited Lectures

Kirmayer, M. (2014, September). Managing and mediating conflict amongst undergraduate students: What we know about what works and what you can do to help. Talk given to Residence Life Program, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.


Kirmayer, M. (2013, November). Mastering social anxiety to fully enjoy interacting with others. Talk given (as part of the Dr. Michael Spevack Lecture Series) on behalf of the Emotional Health CBT Clinic, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.

Conference Presentations

Kirmayer, M. & Dirks, M.A. (2017, April). Emerging adults’ apologizing behavior in challenging friendship situations: Associations with friendship quality and goals. Paper presented (as part of symposium “Factors Associated with Relationship-Promoting Cognitions, Coping Strategies, and Behaviors in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood”) to the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, Texas.


Kirmayer, M. & Dirks, M.A. (2017, April). Emerging adults’ effectiveness ratings of interpersonal behaviors in challenging friendship situations. Poster presented to the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, Texas.


Morningstar, M., Kirmayer, M.H., & Dirks, M.A. (2017, April). Associations between self- and other-reported friendship quality and vocal expression recognition during emerging adulthood. Poster submitted to the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, Texas.


Kirmayer, M. & Dirks, M. (2016, March). Adolescents’ behavioural responses and goals in friendship transgression situations. Paper presented (as part of symposium “New Insights into Social Cognition in Response to Stressful Peer Experiences”) to the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, Maryland.


Kirmayer, M. & Dirks, M. (2016, March). Adolescents’ behavioural responses and goals in friendship transgression situations. Paper presented (as part of symposium “New Insights into Social Cognition in Response to Stressful Peer Experiences”) to the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, Maryland.


Kirmayer, M., Dossett, K., & Dirks, M. (2015, March). Friendships in emerging adulthood: The relevant and challenging interpersonal situations. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Kirmayer, M., Dossett, K., & Dirks, M. (2015, February). Friendships in emerging adulthood: The relevant and challenging interpersonal situations. Poster presented at the 11th annual Centre for Research in Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.


Kirmayer, M. & Dirks, M.A. (2012, November). A situation-specific approach to interpersonal effectiveness: Links to victimization, friendship, and psychopathology. Roundtable with Dr. Constance Hammen held at the Centre for Research in Human Development, Montreal, Quebec.


Kirmayer, M., Arruda, C., & Talwar, V. (2012, June). Developmental differences in children’s identifications and moral evaluations of truth and lie-telling scenarios. Poster presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Toronto, Canada.


Cuttini, L., Dirks, M.A, & Kirmayer, M. (2012, March). Children’s management of peer victimization scenarios: Links to anxiety and depression. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, Canada.


Dirks, M.A., Cuttini, L. & Kirmayer, M. (2012, March). Further development of a multiple-choice measure of youth responses to peer provocation: Test-retest reliability and links to peer victimization. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, Canada.


Cuttini, L., Dirks, M.A, & Kirmayer, M. (2012, February). Children’s management of peer victimization scenarios: Links to anxiety and depression. Poster presented at the 8th annual Centre for Research in Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.


Williams, S.M., Kirmayer, M., Simon, T., & Talwar, V. (2011, March). A family of lies: Children’s anti-social and pro-social lie-telling to both parents and unfamiliar adults. Paper presented (as part of symposium “To tell the truth: Examining factors that influence children’s lies and promote their truth-telling”) at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Quebec.


Kirmayer, M., Simon, T., Williams, S.M., & Talwar, V. (2011, March). The Influence of parenting style on children’s anti-social lie-telling. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Quebec.


Kirmayer, M., Williams, S., & Talwar, V. (2011, February). Children’s deceptive behaviours towards familiar and unfamiliar adults. Poster presented at the 7th annual Centre for Research in Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.


Kirmayer, M., Hubbard, K., & Williams, S. (2010, August). Mom may know best but does she always know the truth? Children’s deceptive behaviors within a modified temptation resistance paradigm. Poster presented at the 118th annual American Psychological Association Convention, San Diego, California.


Kirmayer, M., Hubbard, K., Williams, S., & Talwar, V. (2010, June). Copycat: Parental attitudes towards lie-telling and children’s behaviors within a temptation resistance paradigm. Poster presented at the 71st annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Winnipeg, Manitoba.