Do you fear what might be lurking in your DNA? Well, now you can find out, and you most likely will. Scientists expect one billion people to have their genomes sequenced by 2025, and as the price drops it may even become a standard medical procedure. Yet cultural psychologist Steven Heine argues that the first […]
Title: The Bright and Dark Sides of Personality, Job Performance, and Imbalanced Leadership in Managers Committee: Lawrence Walker Wolfgang Linden Susan Birch A copy of the dissertation is available upon request from the Graduate Program Assistant.
Rescheduled! This guest lecture has been rescheduled to Monday, May 1, 2017. Join Dr. Greg Hickok from UC Irvine who will be giving a talk titled “The computational neuroanatomy of speech production in the context of a dual stream framework for language.” Dr. Hickok is a Professor of Cognitive Sciences at UC Irvine, Editor-in-Chief of Psychonomic […]
Title: Trading Cents for Seconds: The Happiness Benefits of Choosing Time over Money Committee: Elizabeth Dunn Mark Schaller A copy of the dissertation is available upon request from the Graduate Program Assistant.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jim Coan from the University of Virginia for an intriguing guest talk. Title: The Social Regulation of Emotion: Neural Effects and Potential Mechanisms Abstract: High quality social relationships help us live longer, happier, and healthier lives–facts that hold true, as far as anyone knows, regardless of geography or culture. Although links […]
Psychfest is an all-day event during which second-year UBC Psychology MA students, as well as new PhD students, present their research in a 7-minute talk. It’s the only opportunity for our graduate students to share their work with the entire psychology department and it’s an exciting occasion for each student. This year’s theme is RealTalk!