More than one in 10 Canadians want to be in an open relationship
A sizeable number of Canadian adults are either in or would like to be in an open relationship, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia.
Apr 1, 2019
UBC research examines hormones that make us choose love over sex
Looking for love and looking for sex are two different things, even at the level of human evolutionary biology
Feb 11, 2019
The Laws of Attraction
Looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Let science help you out. UBC’s Alec Beall, a PhD candidate in psychology, sums up the research into sexual attraction and offers a few tips for enhancing your appeal this weekend.
Feb 12, 2016
How to rev up a sputtering relationship
Is your relationship going stale? UBC psychology researcher Heather Morton explains the research behind flagging libidos, and offers tips on reigniting the flames of passion.
Feb 13, 2015
Why out-of-touch idealists have the happiest marriages
When it comes to romance, losing touch with reality can be a good thing. A study by UBC Sauder School of Business Professor Dale Griffin finds that unrealistically idealizing your romantic partner is actually beneficial.
Feb 12, 2015
Happy guys finish last, says new study on sexual attractiveness
Women find happy guys significantly less sexually attractive than swaggering or brooding men, according to a new University of British Columbia study that helps to explain the enduring allure of “bad boys” and other iconic gender types.
May 24, 2011