UBC In The News
Children learn better when in contact with people they trust
UBC researchers found that young children between the age of four and five prefer to learn from people who appear confident and can identify poor sources of information. The lead author and UBC psychology professor Susan Birch was quoted.
We may avoid the very worst climate scenario. But the next-worst is still pretty awful.
Hadi Dowlatabadi, a professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at UBC, says the levels of coal use in the high-end warming scenario were always implausible given the world’s coal reserves.
Federal investigation launched after convicted murderer on day parole murders woman in Quebec
Isabel Grant, a UBC professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, spoke about male entitlement to women’s bodies over the safety of women.
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Growing up and growing apart — is it normal when a friendship ends?
John Ogrodniczuk, the director of UBC’s psychotherapy program, says the number of friends someone has doesn’t matter as much as the quality of that friendship.
Coronavirus outbreak: Misinformation, panic run rampant among B.C.'s Chinese-speaking communities
Yves Tiberghien, director emeritus at the UBC Institute of Asian Research, commented on the amplifying effect of social media on the spread of information on the coronavirus outbreak.
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