New research shows virtual reality changes how we think, behave
The Jakarta Post cited research from UBC which found people respond differently when using virtual reality and in real life. The study’s senior author Alan Kingstone, from UBC’s department of […]
Jan 28, 2019
People think and behave differently in virtual reality than they do in real life
Immersive virtual reality (VR) can be remarkably lifelike, but new UBC research has found a yawning gap between how people respond psychologically in VR and how they respond in real life.
Jan 24, 2019
Bye bye privacy
UBC research on eye-tracking devices sheds light on the implications of wearable technology like Google Glass.
Aug 6, 2014 - by Jessica Werb
Gambling research pioneer to lead new centre at UBC
Leading gambling psychologist Luke Clark will serve as inaugural director of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC.
Jan 28, 2014
Sustainable by design
A UBC study finds that the greener the building, the greener its inhabitants
Mar 6, 2013 - by Salina Marshall
$2M from BCLC and the Province creates Centre for Gambling Research at UBC
A $2-million investment from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and the Government of B.C. will create a major new Centre for Gambling Research at UBC to advance our understanding of gambling psychology and help reduce problem gambling behaviours.
Feb 27, 2013
For power and status, dominance and skill trump likability
Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, a new UBC study finds.
Dec 19, 2012