Ranking amongst the strongest departments in the world, UBC Psychology is a leader in innovative and impactful psychological research worldwide.
Our faculty are well known for their research expertise in happiness, language acquisition, gambling, child development, gender roles, environmental behaviour, cognition, neuroscience and more.
Is AI coming for white-collar jobs? Dr. Friedrich Götz found out the hard way
[caption id="attachment_35353" align="aligncenter" width="715"] Photo by Emiliano Vittoriosi on Unsplash[/caption] Dr. Friedrich Götz wondered whether AI was smart enough to handle some of his workload. He was astonished to discover it could. In
‘Greed is good’ for likes and retweets if you’re a U.S. senator: new research
Tweet about greed. That’s what U.S. politicians ought to do if they want to gain likes and retweets on Twitter.
Changing human behaviour to avert the climate crisis
Researchers at UBC are exploring how people of various political stripes respond to the climate crisis — and how to spur collective climate action despite their differences.
With over 55 laboratories, research centres and interdisciplinary hubs of collaboration, UBC Psychology is home to numerous ground breaking research programs.
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