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Janet Werker on NPR's Science Friday: Bilingual babies more perceptive to nonnative languages.
Janet Werker on NPR's Science Friday: Bilingual babies more perceptive to nonnative languages.

WEB URL: http://www.npr.org/2011/02/25/134059279/being-bilingual-not-only-a-boon-for
-native-tongues

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Date Posted: 02/28/11

Liz Dunn and Wolfgang Linden in The Vancouver Sun: The transitory nature of happiness and surviving catastrophic illnesses.
Liz Dunn and Wolfgang Linden in The Vancouver Sun: The transitory nature of happiness and surviving catastrophic illnesses.

WEB URL: http://communities.canada.com/vancouversun/blogs/greenman/archive/2010/08/0
4/a-scientific-approach-to-happiness.aspx

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Date Posted: 02/28/11

Wolfgang Linden in Reader's Digest: Managing your temper, weigh pros and cons.
Wolfgang Linden in Reader's Digest: Managing your temper, weigh pros and cons.

WEB URL: http://www.readersdigest.ca/health/healthy-living/5-steps-manage-your-tempe
r?id=1

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Date Posted: 02/25/11

Tim McTiernan, grad alumni in the Oshawa Express: Tim will soon serve as the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s 3rd president and vice-chancellor.

WEB URL: http://www.oshawaexpress.ca/viewposting.php?view=792
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Date Posted: 02/24/11

Janet Werker on CBC Radio One, The Early Edition: Infants raised in bilingual households can discriminate between languages just by watching people speak.
Janet Werker on CBC Radio One, The Early Edition: Infants raised in bilingual households can discriminate between languages just by watching people speak.

WEB URL: http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/bcearlyedition_20110218_45559.mp3
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Date Posted: 02/21/11

Matthew Hill, grad alumni and Boris Gorzalka in the New York Times: The endocannabinoid system may be responsible for runner's high.
Matthew Hill, grad alumni and Boris Gorzalka in the New York Times: The endocannabinoid system may be responsible for runner's high.

WEB URL: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/16/phys-ed-what-really-causes-runners
-high/

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Date Posted: 02/21/11

Jessica Tracy and grad students Azim Shariff and Lara Aknin in The Psychologist: The Seven Deadly Sins.
Jessica Tracy and grad students Azim Shariff and Lara Aknin in The Psychologist: The Seven Deadly Sins.

WEB URL: http://www.thepsychologist.org.uk/archive/archive_home.cfm?volumeID=24&edit
ionID=197&ArticleID=1794

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Date Posted: 02/18/11

Charlotte Johnston will be speaking at a CIHR Café Scientifique on Feb. 23rd at the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House.  The discussion title is "Sit Still and Pay Attention: ADHD and Gender".
CIHR café scientifique presents: Sit Still and Pay Attention: ADHD and Gender

Wednesday, February 23, 6:30 p.m.
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
800 East Broadway Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia
RSVP: cafescientifique@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

This free event is hosted by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Gender and Health.
Space is limited.

WEB URL: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/43178.html
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Date Posted: 02/16/11

Janet Werker will be speaking at the AAAS Annual Meeting on Feb. 18th at the Washington Convention Center.  The title of her talk is "Perceptual Foundations for Bilingual Acquisition in Infancy".

WEB URL: http://www.science.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=49966AA7-1
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Date Posted: 02/15/11

Peter Suedfeld will be speaking at the post-screening for the Frames of Mind mental health film series on Feb. 16th at the Pacific Cinematheque Theatre.
"The Game of Death", controversial when it aired on French television last year, the documentary Le jeu du la mort explores our seemingly insatiable appetite for the amorality of reality television.  Post-screen discussion by Dave Unger and Peter Suedfeld.

WEB URL: http://www.framesofmind.ca/blog/post.cfm/2011-02
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Date Posted: 02/15/11

Steve Heine and grad students Maciek Chudek and Benjamin Cheung in Health News: Younger immigrants adjust to a new culture at a faster rate.
Steve Heine and grad students Maciek Chudek and Benjamin Cheung in Health News: Younger immigrants adjust to a new culture at a faster rate.

WEB URL: http://www.healthcanal.com/life-style-fitness/14283-Younger-Immigrants-Adju
st-New-Culture-Faster-Than-Older-Immigrants.html

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Date Posted: 02/15/11

Liisa Galea on Global BC: Today's woman, excelling in school.
Liisa Galea on Global BC: Today's woman, excelling in school.  Womens' brains are physically wired differently, favouring certain learning environments.

WEB URL: http://www.globaltvbc.com/video/index.html?releasePID=xTGZ5dEKtvI5CmCFT6Zlc
Al3g11YgQmE

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Date Posted: 02/11/11

Stan Coren on Global BC: How smart is your dog?
Stan Coren on Global BC: How smart is your dog?

WEB URL: http://www.globaltvbc.com/video/index.html?releasePID=hSDq5V5q1ie4QPDMAinGJ
RXmWBspWwie

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Date Posted: 02/11/11

Jim Enns in APA's Monitor: Restoring the Journal of Experimental Psychology as the premier journal in the field of perception and action.
Jim Enns in APA's Monitor: Restoring the Journal of Experimental Psychology as the premier journal in the field of perception and action.

WEB URL: http://www.apa.org/monitor/2011/01/journal-enns.aspx
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Date Posted: 02/09/11

Steve Heine and grad student Matthew Ruby on Mail Online: Women consider men who eat meat to be more manly.
Steve Heine and grad student Matthew Ruby on Mail Online: Women consider men who eat meat to be more manly.  Meat has been closely associated with power and privilege.

WEB URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1352393/Real-men-eat-meat-say-wom
en-turn-noses-vegetarians.html

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Date Posted: 02/08/11

Peter Suedfeld in The Ubyssey: Can the human psyche handle a mission to Mars?
Peter Suedfeld in The Ubyssey: Can the human psyche handle a mission to Mars?

WEB URL: http://ubyssey.ca/features/science-mars-on-the-mind/
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Date Posted: 02/08/11

Don Dutton in Scienceblogs: Need a Date? Take a cue from a splendid fairy-wren.
Don Dutton in Scienceblogs: Need a Date? Take a cue from a splendid fairy-wren.

WEB URL: http://scienceblogs.com/thoughtfulanimal/2011/01/spendid_fairy-wrens.php?ut
m_source=sbhomepage&utm_medium=link&utm_content=channellink

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Date Posted: 02/04/11

Kiley Hamlin in The Boston Globe: How babies make character judgements.
Kiley Hamlin in The Boston Globe: How babies make character judgements.

WEB URL: http://www.boston.com/news/health/blog/2011/01/babies_tune_int.html?rss_id=
Top+Stories

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Date Posted: 02/04/11

Larry Walker, Jeremy Frimer, and Will Dunlop in The Chronicle of Higher Education: How do you define a hero?
Larry Walker, Jeremy Frimer, and Will Dunlop in The Chronicle of Higher Education: How do you define a hero?

WEB URL: http://chronicle.com/blogs/percolator/is-everyone-superman/24601
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Date Posted: 02/02/11

Lori Brotto in Psychology Today: Mindfulness meditation program boosts womens' libido and arousal.
Lori Brotto in Psychology Today: Mindfulness meditation program boosts womens' libido and arousal.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/all-about-sex/201101/effective-non-drug
-treatment-womens-desire-and-arousal-problems

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Date Posted: 02/02/11

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