Oksana

Oksana joined the lab in 2014 as a volunteer and completed her undergraduate thesis examining children’s concealment behaviours when keeping a secret from a parent under the supervision of Dr. TalwarOksana has recently completed her BA at McGill University in Psychology with a double minor in Behavioural Science and Education. She is currently completing her Master’s degree in the Human Development program. Oksana’s research interests include children’s lying and secrecy behaviour, and peer victimization

Awards

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Joseph-Armand Bombardier Graduate Master’s Scholarship 2017-2018

Graduate Fellowship Excellence Fellowship, 2017

 

Conferences

Caivano, O., Lavoie, J., Pelletier, N., & Talwar, V. (May 2017). Role of theory of mind in children’s disclosure of an antisocial and prosocial secret. Poster presented at the European Association for Psychology & Law, Mechelen, Belgium.
Lavoie, J., Caivano, O., & Talwar, V. (May 2017). Children’s judgments about disclosing parent and strangers’ transgressions. Paper presented at the European Association for Psychology & Law, Mechelen, Belgium.
Caivano, O., Lavoie, J., Liu, Y., & Talwar, V. (May 2017). Children’s concealment behavior while keeping a secret from a parent. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
Leduc, K., Caivano, O., Zhao, K., & Talwar, V. (May 2017). Parents’ rules, perceptions and discussions of their children’s on-line behaviors. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
Caivano, O., Lavoie, J., Wyman, J., Crossman, A., & Talwar, V. (April 2017). Effects of parenting on children’s lie-telling and behavioral problems. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
Leduc, K., Caivano, O., Conway, L., Gomez-Garibello, C., & Talwar, V. (July 2016). The influence of participant role in children’s evaluations and justifications of bullying. Poster presentation at the International School Psychology Association, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Caivano, O., Lavoie, J., Moskaleva, V., & Talwar, V. (May 2016). Developmental differences in childrens reasoning about lying. Poster presentation at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
Caivano, O., Lavoie, J., Moskaleva, V., & Talwar, V. (April 2016). Lie telling justifications: Changes throughout childhood. Paper presentation at the Education Graduate Students’ Society (EGSS) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC.