August 29, 2013 - by Jennifer Vadeboncoeur
From 2013: UBC’s Jennifer Vadeboncoeur argues that the overprotective behaviour of so-called “helicopter parents” may stem from new economic and social pressures.
Media Release | June 5, 2013
A new University of British Columbia study helps to explain how people become obsessed with forbidden pleasures.
April 8, 2013
Aftab Erfan was intrigued when she learned that a Vancouver Island First Nation band had approached UBC’s School of Community & Regional Planning (SCARP) for help drafting and implementing their community plan.
Media Release | March 12, 2013
Babies have a dark side under their cute exteriors, according to UBC study that finds infants as young as nine months embrace those who pick on individuals who are different from them.
Media Release | October 8, 2012
Maternal depression and a common class of antidepressants can alter a crucial period of language development in babies, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Harvard University and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital.
June 12, 2012
Men can differ greatly from women in how they parent, especially during playtime. Fathers tend to think of themselves as less cautious than mothers, says Asst. Prof. Mariana Brussoni, lead investigator of the University of British Columbia study, Fathering and Injury Prevention.
Media Release | November 28, 2011
Babies as young as eight months old want people who commit or condone antisocial acts to be punished, according to a new study led by a University of British Columbia researcher.