Posts Tagged ‘Alan Kingstone’

Just being in a green building makes people act more sustainably, say UBC Psych. Prof. Alan Kingstone, Alessandra DiGiacomo and David Wu. Martin Dee Photograph

Sustainable by design

Mar. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

A UBC study finds that the greener the building, the greener its inhabitants

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$2M from BCLC and the Province creates Centre for Gambling Research at UBC

Feb. 27, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

A $2-million investment from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and the Government of B.C. will create a major new Centre for Gambling Research at UBC to advance our understanding of gambling psychology and help reduce problem gambling behaviours.

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For power and status, dominance and skill trump likability

Dec. 19, 2012 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, a new UBC study finds.

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Four of UBC’s 2012 Royal Society of Canada inductees. From left: Susan Boyd (Law), Anne Condon (Computer Science), Veronica Strong-Boag (Education), Judy Illes (Neurology)

UBC celebrates Royal Society inductees

Nov. 22, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The Royal Society of Canada recognizes scholarly, research and artistic excellence across the country.

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