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Don Dutton on CBC News: West Coast may appear to be home to an above average number of serial killers.
Don Dutton on CBC News: West Coast may appear to be home to an above average number of serial killers.

WEB URL: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2011/10/17/bc-serial-m
urderers-west-coast.html

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Date Posted: 10/26/11

Victor Ma, undergrad alumni in TalentEgg: UBC Psychology grad found his passion as a Financial Advisor with Sun Life Financial.
Victor Ma, undergrad alumni in TalentEgg: UBC Psychology grad found his passion as a Financial Advisor with Sun Life Financial.

WEB URL: http://talentegg.ca/incubator/2011/07/19/ubc-psychology-grad-found-his-pass
ion-as-a-financial-advisor-with-sun-life-financial/

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Date Posted: 10/26/11

Max Cynader on Studio 4 with Fanny Kiefer: Concussions and the brain. What are the long term effects of repeated head trauma?
Max Cynader on Studio 4 with Fanny Kiefer: Concussions and the brain. What are the long term effects of repeated head trauma? Max Cynader is the Director of the UBC Brain Research Centre.

WEB URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4O9re2T81s
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Date Posted: 10/25/11

Ara Norenzayan will be giving a talk sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Study of Religion at Harvard University on Oct. 28th in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The title of his talk is "The Cultural Evolution of Prosocial Religions".

WEB URL: http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k3007&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup5
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Date Posted: 10/18/11

Anita Delongis will be speaking at the Health, Emotion, and Relationships Mini-Conference (IARR-HER) at The University of Arizona on Oct. 20th. The title of her talk is "For Better or For Worse: Dyadic Coping and Support Among Those Facing Chronic Illness".

WEB URL: http://sfcs.cals.arizona.edu/iarr/
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Date Posted: 10/17/11

Charlotte Johnston, Yuanyuan Jiang and Natalie Miller will be presenting a talk titled "Parents and Children’s
Thoughts about Themselves and Other People" at the BC Council for Families conference, Healthy Families Brighter Futures on Oct. 21st in Vancouver.


WEB URL: https://www.bccf.ca/professionals/events/info?id=52&reset=1
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Date Posted: 10/17/11

Karl Aquino in UBC Public Affairs: Workplace sabotage fueled by envy, unleashed by disengagement.
Karl Aquino in UBC Public Affairs: Workplace sabotage fueled by envy, unleashed by disengagement.

WEB URL: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2011/10/06/workplace-sabotage-fueled-by-env
y-unleashed-by-disengagement-ubc-research/

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Date Posted: 10/17/11

Congratulations to Kiley Hamlin who has been appointed as the 2011 Canada Research Chair in Developmental Psychology (Tier 2).
Kiley's work focuses on the earliest development of moral cognition, examining whether pre-verbal infants make judgments about which behaviors and individuals are good and praiseworthy, and which are bad and blameworthy.

WEB URL: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2011/10/12/three-new-canada-research-chairs
-appointed-at-ubc/

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Date Posted: 10/14/11

UBC Psychology has established a chapter of Psi Chi - The International Honour Society in Psychology. Click here to learn more. Applications due October 28th.


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Date Posted: 10/14/11

Jim Enns was invited to speak at Quest University Canada's colloquium on Oct. 4th in Squamish. The title of his talk was "Rembrandt and modern vision science: Following the eyes of the masters".

WEB URL: http://www.whatsonsquamish.com/node/6178
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Date Posted: 10/13/11

Eric Eich in the Association for Psychological Science Observer: Incoming Editor-in-Chief outlines his vision for Psychological Science.
Eric Eich in the Association for Psychological Science Observer: Incoming Editor-in-Chief outlines his vision for Psychological Science.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2011/oc
tober-11/in-his-own-words-2.html

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Date Posted: 10/13/11

Paul Hewitt in Psychology Today: What the Procrastinatory Cognition Inventory scale reveals about procrastinators.
Paul Hewitt in Psychology Today: What the Procrastinatory Cognition Inventory scale reveals about procrastinators.

WEB URL: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dont-delay/201109/what-do-procrastinato
rs-think

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Date Posted: 10/13/11

Adele Diamond in Scientific American: Training the mind and Goldie Hawn plunges into brain science with the MindUp program curriculum in schools.
Adele Diamond in Scientific American: Training the mind and Goldie Hawn plunges into brain science with the MindUp program curriculum in schools.

WEB URL: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/streams-of-consciousness/2011/09/28/gol
die-hawn-plunges-into-brain-science/

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Date Posted: 10/13/11

Greg Miller in Time Healthland: Having a nurturing mother may counter the negative health effects of poverty on kids.
Greg Miller in Time Healthland: Having a nurturing mother may counter the negative health effects of poverty on kids.

WEB URL: http://healthland.time.com/2011/09/27/how-a-mothers-love-may-counter-the-ne
gative-health-effects-of-poverty/

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Date Posted: 10/13/11

Janet Werker in The New York Times: Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Sort Out Language.
Janet Werker in The New York Times: Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Sort Out Language.

WEB URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/11/health/views/11klass.html?_r=2&ref=scienc
e

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Date Posted: 10/11/11

Peter Soberlak, undergrad alumni in The Kamloops Daily News: Values would not allow NHL prospect to be enforcer in hockey.
Peter Soberlak, undergrad alumni in The Kamloops Daily News: Values would not allow NHL prospect to be enforcer in hockey.

WEB URL: http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20110928/KAMLOOPS0201/309289989/-1/kamlo
ops02/values-wouldnt-allow-soberlak-to-be-enforcer

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Date Posted: 10/07/11

Liz Dunn, Andrea Perrino, and Matthew Ruby, PhD grad student in Time Healthland: How understanding drug addiction can motivate you to exercise.
Liz Dunn, Andrea Perrino, and Matthew Ruby, PhD grad student in Time Healthland: How understanding drug addiction can motivate you to exercise.

WEB URL: http://healthland.time.com/2011/09/26/how-understanding-drug-addiction-can-
motivate-you-to-exercise/

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Date Posted: 10/07/11

Andrew Baron in UBC Reports: The Living Lab at Science World aims to make science fun for kids and parents, while improving our understanding of early child development.

Andrew Baron in UBC Reports: The Living Lab at Science World aims to make science fun for kids and parents, while improving our understanding of early child development.

The new $70,000 Living Lab provides researchers with a high-tech, interactive space to conduct daily experiments for Science World’s annual 500,000 visitors, making it Canada’s largest university outreach project focused on cognitive development.


WEB URL: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2011/10/05/ubc-science-world-lab-promotes-f
un-learning-and-tolerance/

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Date Posted: 10/06/11

Catherine Rawn will be giving the keynote address at ICE 2011: the Interuniversity Conference on Education on Oct. 15th and CLASS: Conference on Learning and Academic Student Success on Oct. 24th.
You can watch Catherine's CLASS keynote speaker interview using the weblink below.

WEB URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KwULbAUe3I
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Date Posted: 10/05/11

Janet Werker will be speaking at the Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of The National Academy of Sciences on Dec. 9th in Irvine, California. The title of her talk is "Opportunity and adversity in becoming a native listener".

Janet Werker will be speaking at the Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of The National Academy of Sciences on Dec. 9th in Irvine, California. The title of her talk is "Opportunity and adversity in becoming a native listener".

The colloquium will convene a world class, cross disciplinary assembly of basic, biomedical and social scientists to explore the biological embedding of early social adversity across multiple species, from fruit flies to human kindergartners.


WEB URL: http://nas.nasonline.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Sackler_Biological_Embedd
ing

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Date Posted: 10/05/11

Joe Henrich in The Wall Street Journal and TOLLROADSnews: From Phoenecia to Hayek to the 'Cloud'.
Joe Henrich in The Wall Street Journal and TOLLROADSnews: From Phoenecia to Hayek to the 'Cloud'.

WEB URL: http://www.tollroadsnews.com/node/5497
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Date Posted: 10/04/11

Liisa Galea will be speaking at the Physiology Seminar Series at University of Toronto on Oct. 6th. The title of her talk is "Stress and Depressed: Investigating the link between hormones and neuroplasticity and mental health".

WEB URL: http://www.physiology.utoronto.ca/news/newslet/sept9.htm
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Date Posted: 10/03/11

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