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Peter Graf and PhD student Lindsay Nagamatsu in The Vancouver Sun: Seniors' sustained cognitive and health benefits from strength building exercise programs.
Peter Graf and PhD student Lindsay Nagamatsu in The Vancouver Sun: Seniors' sustained cognitive and health benefits from strength building exercise programs.

WEB URL: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Seniors+strength+training+helps+cognition+
Vancouver+study+finds/3979265/story.html

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Date Posted: 01/31/11

Kalina Christoff in Athens News: Mind wandering, seeking your eureka moment.
Kalina Christoff in Athens News: Mind wandering, seeking your eureka moment.

WEB URL: http://www.athensnews.gr/issue/13425/35981
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Date Posted: 01/28/11

Paul Hewitt in University Affairs: Perfectionism impedes research productivity.
Paul Hewitt in University Affairs: Perfectionism impedes research productivity.

WEB URL: http://www.universityaffairs.ca/perfectionist-professors-have-lower-researc
h-productivity.aspx

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Date Posted: 01/28/11

Liz Dunn and Jordi Quoidbach in Health News: People neglect their personalities when predicting future emotional reactions.
Liz Dunn and Jordi Quoidbach in Health News: People neglect their personalities when predicting future emotional reactions.

WEB URL: http://www.healthcanal.com/mental-health-behavior/13711-People-Neglect-Who-
They-Really-Are-When-Predicting-Their-Own-Future-Happiness.html

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Date Posted: 01/26/11

Robert Hare in The Tyee: The new feudalism and economic elite CEOs.
Robert Hare in The Tyee: The new feudalism and economic elite CEOs.

WEB URL: http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2011/01/17/NewFeudalism/
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Date Posted: 01/26/11

Congratulations to both Liz Dunn and Greg Miller recently awarded the 2010 UBC Killam Research Prize.
Congratulations to both Liz Dunn and Greg Miller recently awarded the 2010 UBC Killam Research Prize by the Faculty Research Awards Committee.  Liz is a recipient of the UBC Killam Research Prize in the Arts category and Greg in the Science category.


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Date Posted: 01/24/11

Jelena Brcic in the Canadian Space Agency - Meet the leaders of the next space generation.
Jelena Brcic in the Canadian Space Agency - Meet the leaders of the next space generation.  Out of this world psychology.

WEB URL: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/youth-students/17/research.asp
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Date Posted: 01/24/11

Jessica Tracy in Chicago Tribune: Why do people laugh during serious movie scenes?
Jessica Tracy in Chicago Tribune: Why do people laugh during serious movie scenes?

WEB URL: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-talk-glanton-movie-laughter-201
10112,0,1844327.story

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Date Posted: 01/21/11

Peter Suedfeld in Green Living: REST, tranquility in a tank.
Peter Suedfeld in Green Living: REST, tranquility in a tank.

WEB URL: http://www.greenlivingonline.com/article/tranquility-tank
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Date Posted: 01/21/11

Mijke Rhemtulla, grad alumni in the University of Texas News: Growing up poor can suppress children's genetic potentials.
Mijke Rhemtulla, grad alumni in the University of Texas News: Growing up poor can suppress children's genetic potentials.

WEB URL: http://www.utexas.edu/news/2011/01/10/psychology_genetics_poverty/
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Date Posted: 01/18/11

Lori Brotto on Global News: Forever young, finding love at a later age.
Lori Brotto on Global News: Forever young, finding love at a later age.

WEB URL: http://www.globaltvbc.com/video/index.html?releaseID=1721700687&utm_source=
feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20canwest/F8153%20(Global%20T
V%20BC%20News%20Videos)&utm_content=Twitter

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Date Posted: 01/18/11

Jack Rachman in the New York Times: Searching for the source of a fountain of courage.
Jack Rachman in the New York Times: Searching for the source of a fountain of courage.

WEB URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/04/science/04angier.html?_r=2&scp=1&sq=unive
rsity%20of%20british%20columbia&st=cse

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Date Posted: 01/14/11

Christiane Hoppmann on Foxnews.com: Couples grow old, happy and sad together.
Christiane Hoppmann on Foxnews.com: Couples grow old, happy and sad together.

WEB URL: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2010/12/29/couples-grow-old-happy-sad/
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Date Posted: 01/12/11

Joe Henrich, Steve Heine, and Ara Norenzayan in Psychology Today: We are the weirdest people in the world.
Joe Henrich, Steve Heine, and Ara Norenzayan in Psychology Today: WEIRD Science. We are the weirdest people in the world.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/psyched/201012/weird-science-we-are-the
-weirdest-people-in-the-world

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Date Posted: 01/12/11

Mark Schaller in Discovery News: Why being grossed out is good for you.
Mark Schaller in Discovery News: Why being grossed out is good for you.

WEB URL: http://news.discovery.com/human/disgust-human-survival.html
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Date Posted: 01/11/11

Stan Coren in The Province: Dogs "prescribed" to improve the physical and psychological health of people.
Stan Coren in The Province: Dogs "prescribed" to improve the physical and psychological health of people.

WEB URL: http://www.theprovince.com/health/Dogs+replacing+drugs+therapy+stress/40492
48/story.html

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Date Posted: 01/11/11

Robert Hare in UBC Public Affairs was appointed to the Order of Canada for his contributions to forensic psychology and the study of psychopathy.

WEB URL: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2011/01/06/four-ubc-professors-appointed-to
-the-order-of-canada-2/

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Date Posted: 01/10/11

Jeremy Biesanz interviewed on CBC.ca: Attractive people are seen more accurately.
Jeremy Biesanz interviewed on CBC.ca: Attractive people are seen more accurately. See CTV News article "Pardon? We listen closer to hot people, study finds."

WEB URL: http://www.cbc.ca/onthecoast/episodes/2010/12/21/ubc-study-on-being-a-bette
r-judge-of-character/

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Date Posted: 01/07/11

Mark Schaller in Training Journal: Why you shouldn't use ice breakers.
Mark Schaller in Training Journal: Why you shouldn't use ice breakers.  Using ice breakers focused on learning outcomes.

WEB URL: http://www.trainingjournal.com/feature/why-you-shouldnt-use-ice-breakers/
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Date Posted: 01/06/11

Julia Benson, undergrad alumni in the Edmonton Sun: Fitness tips from Stargate sci-fi starlet.
Julia Benson, undergrad alumni in the Edmonton Sun: Fitness tips from Stargate sci-fi starlet.

WEB URL: http://www.edmontonsun.com/life/columnists/cary_castagna/2010/12/02/1640546
1.html

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Date Posted: 01/06/11

Lori Brotto in the Georgia Straight: Uncovering the causes of low libidos.
Lori Brotto in the Georgia Straight: Uncovering the causes of low libidos.

WEB URL: http://www.straight.com/article-363274/vancouver/ubc-study-aims-uncover-cau
ses-low-libidos

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Date Posted: 01/05/11

Stan Coren in Psychology Today: Dogs are smarter than cats and the gap is increasing over time.
Stan Coren in Psychology Today: Dogs are smarter than cats and the gap is increasing over time.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/canine-corner/201012/are-dogs-more-inte
lligent-cats

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Date Posted: 01/05/11

Jonathan Schooler in The New Yorker: Many results rigorously proved and accepted begin to weaken when replicated.
Jonathan Schooler in The New Yorker: Many results rigorously proved and accepted begin to weaken when replicated.

WEB URL: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/12/13/101213fa_fact_lehrer
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Date Posted: 01/05/11

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