Sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner? UBC study suggests putting smartphones away
A CBC article about smartphone use quoted Ryan Dwyer, a second-year PhD student at UBC, who recently co-authored a study with psychology professor Elizabeth Dunn. The researchers found that participants […]
Oct 9, 2018
UBC faculty honoured by Royal Society of Canada
The Royal Society of Canada honoured nine UBC professors this month for their outstanding achievements and contributions to their fields.
Sep 22, 2015
How “time is money” thinking can hurt the environment: UBC research
Thinking “time is money” can be a barrier for people to act in environmentally friendly ways, even for tasks like recycling that take mere seconds, according to UBC research.
Apr 21, 2015
Next stop: happiness
A UBC psychologist says there’s more at stake in the Metro Vancouver transit referendum than shorter commute times and climate change. The way you vote could also impact your happiness level.
Mar 17, 2015
Gift giving 101
UBC’s Elizabeth Dunn on how to make the most of Christmas gift giving and how it really is better to give than receive.
Dec 9, 2013
Rich or poor, giving makes you happy: global research finds rare evidence of universal trait
Global research finds rare evidence of universal trait…
May 9, 2013