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.
Smelling your lover’s shirt could improve your sleep
New research from PhD Student Marlise Hofer and and Associate Professor Frances Chen suggests that the scent of a romantic partner can improve sleep.
Bridging science and policy: UBC scientists are building relationships with Canada’s political leaders
Dr. Jiaying Zhao was one of the 28 Canada Research Chairs who met with members of Parliament, Senators, and staff over two days in Ottawa.