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Wolfgang Linden is invited to speak at the public health forum for Heart + Lung Health Fest 2012 on Mar. 10th. His talk is titled "Stress Management - what new research reveals.
Wolfgang Linden is invited to speak at the public health forum for Heart + Lung Health Fest 2012 on Mar. 10th. His talk is titled "Stress Management - what new research reveals. Wolfgang's talk is part of the afternoon session on "Tips for Maintaining Healthy Hearts and Lungs" from 12:30 to 3 pm.  This free public health forum takes place at the Sutton Place Hotel in Vancouver.

WEB URL: http://fest.heartandlung.ca/programme/heart-lung-health-public-forum/
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Date Posted: 02/29/12

Adele Diamond was invited to speak at the Canada Foundation for Innovation Dialogues at UBC Robson Square on Feb. 8th. Adele gave a public lecture on early child development.

WEB URL: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2012/02/07/cfi-dialogues-at-ubc-robson-squa
re-sheds-light-on-early-child-development/

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Date Posted: 02/28/12

Michael Souza was invited to speak at CanCon 2012 in Vancouver on Feb. 4th. The title of his talk was "The Psyche of Life".
Michael was invited to give a workshop on February 4th at CanCon 2012. The title of his talk was "The Psyche of Life".

WEB URL: http://gkcancon.com/register/schedule-of-events/session-a/
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Date Posted: 02/24/12

Mark Schaller in Psychology Today: Six degrees of social influence. Robert Cialdini the "great guru of social influence".
Mark Schaller in Psychology Today: Six degrees of social influence. Robert Cialdini the "great guru of social influence".

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/sex-murder-and-the-meaning-life/201202/
six-degrees-social-influence

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Date Posted: 02/23/12

Ara Norenzayan and Will Gervais, PhD candidate in The Christian Post: Where there are religious majorities, atheists are among the least trusted people.
Ara Norenzayan and Will Gervais, PhD candidate in The Christian Post: Where there are religious majorities, atheists are among the least trusted people.

WEB URL: http://www.christianpost.com/news/study-explores-believers-distrust-of-athe
ists-63748/

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Date Posted: 02/23/12

Stan Coren in Popular Science: Canines experience the same sleep stages as humans, only faster and after 20 minutes enter REM sleep.
Stan Coren in Popular Science: Canines experience the same sleep stages as humans, only faster and after 20 minutes enter REM sleep.

WEB URL: http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-01/do-animals-dream
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Date Posted: 02/21/12

Anita Delongis in The StarPhoenix: Happily married couples depend on mate's favourable perception and being conscientious.
Anita Delongis in The StarPhoenix: Happily married couples depend on mate's favourable perception and being conscientious.

WEB URL: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/life/Spouse+positive+image+good+sign/6025963/
story.html

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Date Posted: 02/21/12

Janet Werker and Whitney Weikum, post-doc in UBC Public Affairs: Maternal depression and bilingual households can impact infant language development.
Janet Werker and Whitney Weikum, post-doc in UBC Public Affairs: Maternal depression and bilingual households can impact infant language development.

WEB URL: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2012/02/17/maternal-depression-and-bilingua
l-households-can-impact-infant-language-development/

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Date Posted: 02/17/12

Max Cynader in The Vancouver Sun's Empowered Health series explains how the food you eat affects your brain activity.
Max Cynader in The Vancouver Sun's Empowered Health series explains how the food with eat affects your brain activity.

WEB URL: http://www.vancouversun.com/health/empowered-health/Video+Empowered+Health+
Brain+Your+brain+what/6058678/story.html

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Date Posted: 02/15/12

Greg Miller in The Times of India: Adults raised in families with low socioeconomic status and with nurturing mothers remain healthy across the course of life.
Greg Miller in The Times of India: Adults raised in families with low socioeconomic status and with nurturing mothers remain healthy across the course of life.

WEB URL: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-01-29/health/30658682_1_me
tabolic-syndrome-midlife-childhood

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Date Posted: 02/15/12

Lori Brotto in The Vancouver Sun: Doctors are prescribing "off-label" use of drugs, while there are no treatments approved by Health Canada for female sexual dysfunction.
Lori Brotto in The Vancouver Sun: Doctors are prescribing "off-label" use of drugs, while there are no treatments approved by Health Canada for female sexual dysfunction.

WEB URL: http://www.vancouversun.com/health/expert+slams+useless+prescriptions/61319
43/story.html

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Date Posted: 02/13/12

Listen to Kiley Hamlin's interview "Baby Schadenfreude" on Quirks and Quarks and on CBC News: Babies like to see bad guys punished.
Listen to Kiley Hamlin's interview "Baby Schadenfreude" on Quirks and Quarks and on CBC News: Babies like to see bad guys punished.

WEB URL: http://www.cbc.ca/video/news/audioplayer.html?clipid=2173068113
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Date Posted: 02/09/12

Joe Henrich in Slate: Despite what you see on reality TV, plural marriage is not very good for society.
Joe Henrich in Slate: Despite what you see on reality TV, plural marriage is not very good for society.

WEB URL: http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2012/01/the_problem_with_pol
ygamy.html

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Date Posted: 02/07/12

Bob Hare was invited to speak at the UBC Okanagan campus on Feb. 3rd. The title of his talk was "Psychopathy: the Canadian connections".


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Date Posted: 02/07/12

Congratulations to Jessica Tracy, the recipient of the 2011 Killam Faculty Research Fellowship award.


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Date Posted: 02/03/12

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