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Jessica Tracy and PhD student Jason Martens in UBC Public Affairs: Death anxiety prompts people to believe in intelligent design, reject evolution.
Jessica Tracy and PhD student Jason Martens in UBC Public Affairs: Death anxiety prompts people to believe in intelligent design, reject evolution.

WEB URL: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2011/03/30/death-anxiety-prompts-people-to-
believe-in-intelligent-design-reject-evolution-ubc-research/

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Date Posted: 03/31/11

Lawrence Ward will be speaking at the UBC Public Forum: Creating New Landscapes in Notions of Fairness on April 1st at the Peter Wall Institute. He will be speaking on the "The Neuroscience of Fairness".

WEB URL: http://www.fairness.pwias.ubc.ca/
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Date Posted: 03/31/11

Robert Hare in Psychology Today: How is psychopathy measured and how common is it?
Robert Hare in Psychology Today: How is psychopathy measured and how common is it?

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/handy-psychology-answers/201103/what-do
-we-know-about-psychopathy

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Date Posted: 03/30/11

Stan Coren in The Province: Quarter of dogs are being left alone too long leaving them at risk of separation anxiety, distress and depression.
Stan Coren in The Province: Quarter of dogs are being left alone too long leaving them at risk of separation anxiety, distress and depression.

WEB URL: http://www.theprovince.com/sports/afternoons+long+lonely+pets+left+alone+re
port/4410909/story.html

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Date Posted: 03/30/11

Barry Cooper, grad alumni will be speaking at the 7th Annual Pacific Forensic Psychiatry Conference on Mar. 31st.  He will be speaking on "Assessing dark personalities in the workplace".

WEB URL: http://www.forensicpsychiatryconference.com/
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Date Posted: 03/30/11

Jessica Tracy was invited to give the Group Dynamics Seminar at the University of Michigan on March 28th.  The title of her talk was "The Nature of Pride".


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Date Posted: 03/30/11

Jack Rachman in Psychology Today: Does fear or being fearful make one weak and cowardly?
Jack Rachman in Psychology Today: Does fear or being fearful make one weak and cowardly?

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/cultivating-courage/201011/the-meaning-
courage

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Date Posted: 03/30/11

Joe Henrich in Edmonton Journal: Trust increases in societies committed to world religions and a functioning market economy.
Joe Henrich in Edmonton Journal: Trust - it's tough to gain but easy to lose. Trust increases in societies committed to world religions and a functioning market economy.

WEB URL: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Trust+tough+gain+easy+lose/4447080/stor
y.html

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Date Posted: 03/30/11

Mark Schaller in Psychology Today: People have a "behavioural immune system", acting as a first line of defense against infection.
Mark Schaller in Psychology Today: People have a "behavioural immune system", acting as a first line of defense against infection.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/sex-murder-and-the-meaning-life/201103/
smells-safe-sex

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Date Posted: 03/29/11

Lynn Alden in Keen Readers ask-an-expert column, for young readers and their parents.
Lynn Alden in Keen Readers ask-an-expert column, for young readers and their parents.

WEB URL: http://www.keenreaders.org/last-months-question-for-our-previous-expert
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Date Posted: 03/29/11

Edith Chen in Generation Next: The power of a mother's love.
Edith Chen in Generation Next: The power of a mother's love.

WEB URL: http://www.generationnext.com.au/blog/?p=1408
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Date Posted: 03/28/11

Joe Henrich in the Vancouver Sun: Why don't we all just trust one another?
Joe Henrich in the Vancouver Sun: Why don't we all just trust one another?

WEB URL: http://www.vancouversun.com/opinion/just+trust+another/4429805/story.html
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Date Posted: 03/23/11

Dr. Alan Marlatt, undergrad alumni and advocate of shift in treating addicts, dies at 69.
Dr. Alan Marlatt, undergrad alumni and advocate of shift in treating addicts, dies at 69.

WEB URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/22/us/22marlatt.html?_r=3&ref=health
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Date Posted: 03/23/11

Krista Byers-Heinlein, who completed her PhD last year, will be receiving a 2011 SRCD Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award at the Biennial Meeting in Montreal, March 31st.
Krista Byers-Heinlein, who completed her PhD last year, will be receiving a 2011 SRCD Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (one of only 4 given) from the Society for Research in Child Development at the Biennial Meeting in Montreal, March 31 - April 2.

WEB URL: http://www.srcd.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=6&Itemid=183
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Date Posted: 03/23/11

Joe Henrich in Toronto Star: Why we're the weirdest people in the world.
Joe Henrich in Toronto Star: Why we're the weirdest people in the world.

WEB URL: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/951892--why-we-re-the-weirdest-p
eople-in-the-world

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Date Posted: 03/22/11

Greg Miller on eHow.com: Linked behaviors and responses misinterpreted for being allergic to cats.
Greg Miller on eHow.com: Linked behaviors and responses misinterpreted for being allergic to cats.

WEB URL: http://www.ehow.com/list_6899708_psychological-reasons-being-allergic-cats.
html

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Date Posted: 03/22/11

Kiley Hamlin on Bloggingheads.tv, Science Saturday: Ethics of Infants.
Kiley Hamlin on Bloggingheads.tv, Science Saturday: Ethics of Infants.

WEB URL: http://bloggingheads.tv/diavlogs/33767
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Date Posted: 03/17/11

Catharine Winstanley in PokerLifestyleDesign: Mimicking human gambling for developing and testing treatments for gambling addiction in people.
Catharine Winstanley in PokerLifestyleDesign: Mimicking human gambling for developing and testing treatments for gambling addiction in people.

WEB URL: http://pokerlifestyledesign.com/2011/03/05/diet-exercise-serotonin-tiltless
ness-and-gambling-rats/

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Date Posted: 03/16/11

Stan Coren in Psychology Today: Do dogs know mathematics?
Stan Coren in Psychology Today: Do dogs know mathematics?

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/canine-corner/201103/do-dogs-know-mathe
matics

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Date Posted: 03/16/11

Janet Werker on Todayshow.com: Bilingual babies reveal enhanced auditory and visual sensitivity.
Janet Werker on Todayshow.com: Bilingual babies reveal enhanced auditory and visual sensitivity. Learning two languages at once may boost infants' brain power.

WEB URL: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/41854098/ns/today-parenting/#
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Date Posted: 03/15/11

Christiane Hoppmann gave a talk at the Memorial Conference for Fredda Blanchard-Fields on March 11th. The title of her talk was "Goals and Everyday Problem Solving: What Can We Learn From Daily Life Approaches?"


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Date Posted: 03/15/11

Edith Chen in Unnatural Causes: How poverty itself is inflammatory and may be an asthma trigger in children.
Edith Chen in Unnatural Causes: How poverty itself is inflammatory and may be an asthma trigger in children.

WEB URL: http://www.newsreel.orgwww.unnaturalcauses.org/assets/uploads/file/Chen%20a
nd%20asthma%20article.pdf

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Date Posted: 03/14/11

Christiane Hoppmann in The Wall Street Journal: How your well-being might shape your partner's health over time.
Christiane Hoppmann in The Wall Street Journal: How your well-being might shape your partner's health over time.

WEB URL: http://blogs.wsj.com/juggle/2011/03/03/are-you-only-as-happy-as-your-spouse
/

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Date Posted: 03/14/11

Albert Bandura, undergrad alumni in The Stanford Daily: Beyond Bandura's bobos.
Albert Bandura, undergrad alumni in The Stanford Daily: Beyond Bandura's bobos.

WEB URL: http://www.stanforddaily.com/2011/03/03/beyond-banduras-bobos/
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Date Posted: 03/11/11

Catherine Rawn in Metro: Time management means a lesson in prioritizing your goals.
Catherine Rawn in Metro: Time management means a lesson in prioritizing your goals.

WEB URL: http://www.metronews.ca/halifax/learn/article/788019--time-management-means
-a-lesson-in-juggling

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Date Posted: 03/11/11

Sara Kinnon, undergrad alumni in North Shore Outlook: A natural choice for best employer.
Sara Kinnon, undergrad alumni in North Shore Outlook: A natural choice for best employer.

WEB URL: http://www.bclocalnews.com/greater_vancouver/northshoreoutlook/business/116
764229.html

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Date Posted: 03/10/11

Congratulations to Peter Suedfeld, the recipient of the 2011 CPA Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Canadian Psychology.

WEB URL: http://www.cpa.ca/aboutcpa/cpaawards/
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Date Posted: 03/09/11

Adele Diamond in The Huffington Post: Two different realities about workplace flexibility.
Adele Diamond in The Huffington Post: Two different realities about workplace flexibility.

WEB URL: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ellen-galinsky/two-different-realities-a_b_82
7925.html

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Date Posted: 03/09/11

John Wagner and Don Dutton in the Georgia Straight: Borderline personality disorder triggers turmoil and rage.
John Wagner and Don Dutton in the Georgia Straight: Borderline personality disorder triggers turmoil and rage.

WEB URL: http://www.straight.com/article-374720/vancouver/borderline-disorder-trigge
rs-turmoil-and-rage?page=0%2C0

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Date Posted: 03/08/11

Jessica Tracy in Artswire: We sometimes automatically regulate emotion which is painful to experience.
Jessica Tracy in Artswire: We sometimes automatically regulate emotion which is painful to experience.

WEB URL: http://wire.arts.ubc.ca/exclude/moved-to-tears-of-laughter/
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Date Posted: 03/08/11

Lynn Alden was invited to give the Hebb lecture at McGill University on March 11th. She will be speaking on "The danger of playing it safe: An interpersonal perspective on safety behaviours".


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Date Posted: 03/08/11

Edith Chen in World Science: Mothers' warmth and caring during childhood may help reduce risk from illnesses.
Edith Chen in World Science: Mothers' warmth and caring during childhood may help reduce risk from illnesses.

WEB URL: http://www.world-science.net/othernews/100518_warmth
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Date Posted: 03/07/11

Janet Werker in The Vancouver Sun: Bilingual babies can discriminate between languages they don't know.
Janet Werker in The Vancouver Sun: Bilingual babies can discriminate between languages they don't know.

WEB URL: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Bilingual+infants+tell+difference+between+
languages+they+know/4319224/story.html

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Date Posted: 03/04/11

Jason Winters in Mid Day: Why some men fail to control their physical and mental sexual arousal.
Jason Winters in Mid Day: Why some men fail to control their physical and mental sexual arousal.

WEB URL: http://www.mid-day.com/relationships/2011/feb/180211-men-fail-to-control-se
xual-arousal.htm

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Date Posted: 03/04/11

Congratulations to David Klonsky, the 2011 recipient of the David Shakow Early Career Award for distinguished scientific contributions to clinical psychology.
The Society of Clinical Psychology is pleased to announce that Dr. E. David Klonsky, of the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, is the 2011 recipient of the David Shakow Early Career Award.  The award is conferred annually for contributions to the science of clinical psychology by a person who has received their doctorate within the past seven years and who has made noteworthy contributions both to science and to practice.


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Date Posted: 03/04/11

Eric Eich has written a review of recent cognitive research aimed at enhancing learning and retention in real-world settings, including the university classroom. Eric's review, and a commentary by Professor Anthony Clarke is online on UBC's Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology and the direct link can be found here.

WEB URL: http://ctlt.ubc.ca/about-isotl/resources-archives/the-cognitive-science-of-
learning-enhancement-optimizing-long-term-retention/

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Date Posted: 03/04/11

The Psychology Students' Association is sponsoring a new departmental newsletter Psyched! Issue 1: New beginnings.
Psyched! is a new departmental newsletter sponsored by the Psychology Students' Association. The aim of this newsletter is to create an informational and entertaining product that reaches out to students, faculty, staff and alumni.

WEB URL: http://psa.psych.ubc.ca/newsletter.html
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Date Posted: 03/04/11

Del Paulhus was invited to present his work on the Dark Tetrad to the federal agency concerned with "Adversarial Intent" on February 17th in Toronto.
Del Paulhus was invited to present his work on the Dark Tetrad to the federal agency concerned with "Adversarial Intent" (i.e., terrorism) on February 17th in Toronto.


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Date Posted: 03/04/11

Stan Coren in Psychology Today: Why are young children at the highest risk for dog bites?
Stan Coren in Psychology Today: Why are young children at the highest risk for dog bites?

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/canine-corner/201102/why-children-suffe
r-the-greatest-risk-dog-bites

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Date Posted: 03/03/11

Grad student, Morag Yule and Yvonne Erskine in Ubyssey: How does someone become a sex researcher?
Grad student, Morag Yule and Yvonne Erskine in Ubyssey: How does someone become a sex researcher? Sex research combines psychology, biology and palmistry.

WEB URL: http://ubyssey.ca/features/sex-sex-on-the-brain-ubc-sex-research/
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Date Posted: 03/01/11

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