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Our Team


Sylvia Cheng


Research Assistant, GEMINI

My role with the GEMINI team:

As a Research Assistant, I work with the Research Operations team to recruit participants, submit research ethics applications, and coordin


My educational background:

I received my Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Psychology and Business, and a minor in Legal Studies from the University of Waterloo.

My past experience and accomplishments:

In the past, I worked at a non-profit organization to provide employment support for people with barriers in Toronto. My research experience includes my thesis project, which investigated spatial-symbolic engulfment as the precursor to the Dark Tetrad cluster of antisocial personality traits. Additionally, I’ve worked with a variety of research labs as a Research Assistant, studying the family dynamics of children in divorced families and the social psychology of everyday sadism.


I feel most inspired when:

  • I have a nice cup of warm tea with me.

A few of my favourite things are:

  • Drawing & Painting

  • Archery

  • Every dog in the world :)

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