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UBC Psychology won $500 in conference support funds from the Canadian Psychological Association to support the 15th Annual Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference in 2013.


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Date Posted: 09/25/12

The Learning Smackdown "E3s: Enriched Educational Experiences for Psychology Students" presentation on September 20th is now online here.

WEB URL: http://www.psych.ubc.ca/media/docuploads/Learning%20Smackdown%20-%20Psychol
ogy%20-%20Sept%2020%202012.pdf

[120924]
Date Updated: 09/24/12
Date Posted: 09/24/12

Elizabeth Dunn in The New York Times: Spending your money to make someone else happy.
Elizabeth Dunn in The New York Times: Spending your money to make someone else happy.

WEB URL: http://bucks.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/10/spending-your-money-to-make-someo
ne-else-happy/

[120910]

Date Posted: 09/21/12

Stan Coren in The Huffington Post: Ten good reasons why you should consider adopting a dog of mixed breed or unknown heritage.
Stan Coren in The Huffington Post: Ten good reasons why you should consider adopting a dog of mixed breed or unknown heritage. Stan Coren is the author of "Do Dogs Dream?".

WEB URL: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/12/mixed-breed-dog-adoption-mutt_n_18
74403.html

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Date Posted: 09/21/12

Joe Henrich in Time Magazine: Polygamy's rising profile has encouraged plural families to fight for recognition.
Joe Henrich in Time Magazine: Polygamy's rising profile has encouraged plural families to fight for recognition.

WEB URL: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2120495,00.html
[120806]
Date Updated: 09/21/12
Date Posted: 09/21/12

artsWIRE interviewed Alan Kingstone about his recent award, his work at UBC and passion for science. And why we look at each other's eyes.
artsWIRE interviewed Alan Kingstone about his recent award, his work at UBC and passion for science. And why we look at each other's eyes.

WEB URL: http://wire.arts.ubc.ca/featured/ubc-psychology-professor-alan-kingstone-on
-why-we-look-at-each-others-eyes/

[120917]

Date Posted: 09/19/12

Alan Kingstone has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement.
Alan was cited by the Society as having changed the fields of cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience through key insights, critical data and groundbreaking theory.

WEB URL: http://wire.arts.ubc.ca/arts-in-the-news/alan-kingstone-elected-fellow-of-t
he-royal-society-of-canada/

[120906]

Date Posted: 09/14/12

Ara Norenzayan, Joe Henrich, and Will Gervais, grad alumni in Foreign Policy: God and the ivory tower.
Ara Norenzayan, Joe Henrich, and Will Gervais, grad alumni in Foreign Policy: God and the ivory tower. What we don't understand about religion just might kill us.

WEB URL: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/08/06/god_and_the_ivory_tower
[120806]

Date Posted: 09/13/12

Lindsay Nagamatsu, PhD candidate in Toronto Sun: Biweekly resistance training is a promising strategy for altering the trajectory of cognitive decline in seniors with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).
Lindsay Nagamatsu, PhD candidate in Toronto Sun: Biweekly resistance training is a promising strategy for altering the trajectory of cognitive decline in seniors with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).

WEB URL: http://www.torontosun.com/2012/08/31/maximizing-your-memory
[120902]

Date Posted: 09/13/12

Are you interested in joining the UBC Psychology Undergraduate Journal Club? The club provides additional training in critical thinking in the context of reading research articles. Apply by Sep. 21st.

WEB URL: http://www.psych.ubc.ca/media/docuploads/Journal%20Club%20Application%20201
2.pdf

[120910]
Date Updated: 09/10/12
Date Posted: 09/10/12

The Imagine Day presentation on Tuesday, September 4th is available here.

WEB URL: http://www.psych.ubc.ca/ug-pgm/Imagine%20Day%20Presentation%202012.pdf
[120910]

Date Posted: 09/10/12

Congratulations to PhD student Kostadin Kushlev, recipient of the 2012 Vanier Canada Scholarship award.
Vanier scholars receive $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their graduate studies in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, engineering or health sciences.

WEB URL: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2012/08/30/eighteen-ubc-students-win-presti
gious-vanier-canada-scholarship/

[120830]

Date Posted: 09/07/12

The deadline for Tri-Council and affiliated fellowship awards' applications into the Grad office is Monday, September 17th.
For more information contact Monica at gradsec@psych.ubc.ca.


[120829]
Date Updated: 09/05/12
Date Posted: 08/29/12

Sheila Woody in The Vancouver Courier: Helping the city's hoarding task force identify circumstances which could influence the effectiveness of their work.
Sheila Woody in The Vancouver Courier: Helping the city's hoarding task force identify circumstances which could influence the effectiveness of their work. Sheila is leading two studies on hoarding.

WEB URL: http://www.vancourier.com/health/City+hall+mobilizes+inspectors+against+hoa
rders/7191624/story.html

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Date Posted: 09/05/12

Catherine Rawn in Global Toronto: Cramming may appeal to some but it isn't an effective long-term strategy to retain information.
Catherine Rawn in Global Toronto: Cramming may appeal to some but it isn't an effective long-term strategy to retain information.

WEB URL: http://www.globaltoronto.com/cramming+ineffective+strategy+for+studying+exp
ert/6442707898/story.html

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Date Posted: 09/05/12

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