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Kalina Christoff in Psychology Today: The secret to accessing your brilliance.
Kalina Christoff in Psychology Today: The secret to accessing your brilliance using 3 steps.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/wander-woman/201011/the-secret-accessin
g-your-brilliance

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Date Posted: 11/29/10

Robert Hare in The Tyee: Citizen psychopaths, the new capitalism.
Robert Hare in The Tyee: Citizen psychopaths, the new capitalism.

WEB URL: http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2010/11/22/CitizenPsychopaths/
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Date Posted: 11/29/10

Stan Coren in the Vancouver Sun: Dogs are able bedbug detectors, but only when backed by human inspection.
Stan Coren in the Vancouver Sun: Dogs are able bedbug detectors, but only when backed by human inspection.

WEB URL: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Dogs+able+bedbug+busters+only+when+backed+
humans/3822583/story.html

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Date Posted: 11/29/10

Executive Coordinator Job Opening with the UBC Department of Psychology.
Manages the administrative, recruitment and payroll requirements of faculty, staff and student appointments. For more information and how to apply see the weblink below.

WEB URL: http://www.psych.ubc.ca/services/joblist.psy
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Date Posted: 11/26/10

Janet Werker will be giving a colloquium at the University of Arizona on Dec. 3, 2010.  The title of her talk is "Growing up bilingual: first steps in infancy".

WEB URL: http://psychology.arizona.edu/events/detail.php?option=2
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Date Posted: 11/26/10

Joe Henrich in The Economist: The relationship between notions of fairness and two social phenomena.
Joe Henrich in The Economist: The relationship between notions of fairness and two social phenomena.

WEB URL: http://www.economist.com/node/15717188?story_id=15717188
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Date Posted: 11/26/10

The UBC 2010 Fall Congregation Ceremony for psychology graduates will take place on Nov. 25th at 12:30pm at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts.

WEB URL: http://www.graduation.ubc.ca/ubc-vancouver/
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Date Posted: 11/25/10

Max Cynader will be speaking at the Year of Science, Health and Science Expo on Nov. 25th at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel.

WEB URL: http://www.yearofsciencebc.ca/
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Date Posted: 11/23/10

Adele Diamond in Today's Parent and the New York Times: Can the right kinds of play teach preschoolers self-control?
Adele Diamond in Today's Parent: The skills of self-regulation and thinking straight more important for school readines than a child's reading and math ability and the New York Times: Can the right kinds of play teach preschoolers self-control?

WEB URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/27/magazine/27tools-t.html?_r=3
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Date Posted: 11/23/10

Don Dutton on Minnesota Public Radio: Domestic abuse intervention program "Duluth Model" effectiveness hotly debated.
Don Dutton on Minnesota Public Radio: Domestic abuse intervention program "Duluth Model" is 30 years old and it's effectiveness is hotly debated.

WEB URL: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/www_publicradio/tools/media_player/popup.p
hp?name=minnesota/news/features/2010/10/22/abuseprogramduluth_20101022_64

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Date Posted: 11/23/10

Genevieve Lorenzo, Lauren Human and Jeremy Biesanz in Miller-McCune: Beauty leads to a closer look.
Genevieve Lorenzo, Lauren Human and Jeremy Biesanz in Miller-McCune: Beauty leads to a closer look. Their research finds physically attractive people are viewed both more favourably and more accurately.

WEB URL: http://www.miller-mccune.com/culture-society/beauty-leads-to-a-closer-look-
25202/

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Date Posted: 11/22/10

Simon Sherry, grad alumni and Paul Hewitt in ScienceDaily: Perfectionism may be counterproductive among psychology professors.
Simon Sherry, grad alumni and Paul Hewitt in ScienceDaily: Perfectionism may be counterproductive among psychology professors.

WEB URL: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101112094532.htm
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Date Posted: 11/22/10

Joe Henrich, Steve Heine and Ara Norenzayan in PBS Newshour: U.S. midterm election proved don't-tread-on-me individualism.
Joe Henrich, Steve Heine and Ara Norenzayan in PBS Newshour: U.S. 2010 midterm election proved don't-tread-on-me individualism in WEIRD America.

WEB URL: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2010/11/midterm-election-proved-do
nt-t.html

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Date Posted: 11/18/10

Stan Coren in Psychology Today: Dogs do not sweat in the same way humans do.
Stan Coren in Psychology Today: Dogs do not sweat in the same way humans do.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/canine-corner/201011/do-dogs-sweat
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Date Posted: 11/18/10

Scott Atran, Research Director in Anthropology, CNRS will be the colloquium speaker at the Liu Institute for Global Affairs on Nov. 19th, 2010. His talk is titled "Talking to the Enemy: Violent Extremism, Sacred Values, and What it Means to be Human".

WEB URL: http://www.psych.ubc.ca/news_events.psy#091610130800
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Date Posted: 11/17/10

Stephen Porter, grad alumni in the Globe and Mail: Psychopaths can react rationally.
Stephen Porter, grad alumni in the Globe and Mail: Psychopaths can react rationally. Stephen Porter is a psychologist at the Centre for the Advancement of Psychological Science and Law at UBC.

WEB URL: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/discussions/what-makes-a-psych
opath/article1770811/

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Date Posted: 11/17/10

Congratulations to Jim Enns appointed as the new editor for Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance beginning in 2012.
Jim Enns has been appointed as the new editor for Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance beginning in 2012. His appointment is for a 6 year term from 2012 to 2017.

WEB URL: http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/xhp/new-editor.aspx
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Date Posted: 11/16/10

Debbie Giaschi will be speaking at the School of Optometry, University of Waterloo on Nov. 26th, 2010. The title of her talk is "The neural basis of motion perception deficits in amblyopia and developmental dyslexia".

WEB URL: http://www.optometry.uwaterloo.ca/researchers/vsrss/
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Date Posted: 11/16/10

Don Dutton will be speaking at UBC Okanagan on Nov. 19, 2010. The title of his talk is "Who will act badly in toxic situations? Sadism in extreme and everyday situations".
Don Dutton, Head of the Forensic Psychology Lab at UBC's Vancouver campus, will give a talk on his latest research into sadism and toxic environments.

WEB URL: http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%
2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FUBC+Okanagan&guid=CAL-09d22401-2bc03778-012b-c
0abdc9f-0000000dmyubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId=

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Date Posted: 11/12/10

Congratulations to grad student Joey Cheng who received an SPSP Outstanding Research award, recognizing cutting edge research in social and personality psychology.
The Outstanding Research Award recognizes cutting edge research in social and personality psychology conducted at the graduate level by members of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). Award winners receive a travel award of $500 and, as an additional honor, the opportunity to meet with a mentor of their choice during the annual conference.


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Date Posted: 11/12/10

Alan Kingstone and postdoc Tom Foulsham in UBC Reports: Researchers create video highlighting tool for classrooms.
Alan Kingstone and postdoc Tom Foulsham in UBC Reports: Researchers create video highlighting tool for classrooms. A team of UBC researchers have created a new learning tool - the Collaborative Lecture Annotation System.

WEB URL: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2010/11/04/researchers-create-video-highlig
hting-tool/

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Date Posted: 11/12/10

Kiley Hamlin in the New York Times and New ScientistThe moral life of infants and origins of kindness.
Kiley Hamlin in the New York Times and New Scientist: The moral life of infants and origins of kindness.

WEB URL: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827821.900-morality-infant-origins-
of-human-kindness.html

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Date Posted: 11/12/10

Mark Schaller in Metro: Where do our fears originate?
Mark Schaller in Metro: Where do our fears originate?

WEB URL: http://www.metronews.ca/vancouver/local/article/675562--where-do-our-fears-
come-from

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Date Posted: 11/10/10

Congratulations to Tony Phillips, who was inducted as a new Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Science.
Election to Fellowship in the Academy is considered one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community.

WEB URL: http://www.med.ubc.ca/about_us/Awards_and_Honours.htm#academy
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Date Posted: 11/10/10

Catherine Rawn in Psychology Today: The failures of self-control.
Catherine Rawn in Psychology Today: The failures of self-control.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-science-success/201009/the-dark-sid
e-self-control

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Date Posted: 11/09/10

Janet Werker will be giving the Ann Brown lecture at the University of Illinois on Nov. 17th, 2010. The title of her talk is "Growing up bilingual: first steps in infancy".


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Date Posted: 11/08/10

Congratulations to Stan Floresco, who received the 2010 Distinguished Early Career Scientific Contribution to Psychology award from the American Psychological Association.

WEB URL: http://www.apa.org/science/about/psa/2010/06/award-recipients.aspx
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Date Posted: 11/08/10

Grace Park, undergrad alumni in the Faculty of Arts news and the Vancouver Sun: Hawaii Five-0.
Grace Park, undergrad alumni in the Faculty of Arts news and the Vancouver Sun: Hawaii Five-0.

WEB URL: http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Grace+Park+brings+female+touch+Ha
waii+Five/3550093/story.html

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Date Posted: 11/08/10

Jess Tracy, Joe Henrich and grad student Joey Cheng in Psychology Today: Two routes to social status.
Jess Tracy, Joe Henrich and grad student Joey Cheng in Psychology Today: Two routes to social status. Joey Cheng and colleagues test the notion, two facets of pride evolved to promote distinct forms of social status.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/beautiful-minds/201008/two-routes-socia
l-status

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Date Posted: 11/05/10

Liz Dunn and grad student Lara Aknin in the Province: Money makes you happy if you spend it right.
Liz Dunn and grad student Lara Aknin in the Province: Money makes you happy if you spend it right.

WEB URL: http://www.theprovince.com/ways+happiness/3718589/story.html
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Date Posted: 11/05/10

Stan Coren in the Vancouver Sun: Not a fan of Dog Whisperer.
Stan Coren in the Vancouver Sun: Not a fan of Dog Whisperer.

WEB URL: http://communities.canada.com/vancouversun/blogs/puppylove/archive/2010/10/
25/hail-cesar-or-not-local-dog-expert-not-a-fan-of-dog-whisperer.aspx

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Date Posted: 11/04/10

Jason Winters in the Gazette: Questioning 12-step treatment programs for sexual addiction.
Jason Winters in the Gazette: Questioning 12-step treatment programs for sexual addiction.

WEB URL: http://www.westerngazette.ca/2010/09/24/questioning-addiction/
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Date Posted: 11/04/10

Mark Schaller will be giving a seminar at the Dept. of Biology, North Carolina State University on Nov. 3rd, 2010.  His talk is titled "Behavior, disease, and humans".

WEB URL: http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/biology/index.cfm?pageID=2269
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Date Posted: 11/03/10

Steven Barnes will be speaking at Science World on Friday, Nov. 26th at 6:30pm.  His talk is titled "Thinking Outside the Skull: Brain, Body and Others".

Dr. Diane Gromala, Canada Research Chair in Multidisciplinary, Multimedia Pain Studies, and Dr. Steven Barnes from the Department of Psychology at UBC, are developing technologies to aid chronic pain sufferers via meditation, biofeedback, and immersive virtual reality (VR). 6:30pm – 7:30pm


WEB URL: http://www.scienceworld.ca/bodyworldsevents
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Date Posted: 11/02/10

Lori Brotto in Marie Claire: Bridging the gap between womens' bodies and minds.
Lori Brotto in Marie Claire: Bridging the gap between womens' bodies and minds.

WEB URL: http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/marie-claire/article/-/8030291/lust-in-transl
ation/

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Date Posted: 11/02/10

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