By Nathan Skolski on February 13, 2019
The way many people discover romance is undergoing a radical shift. Where once we may have met our romantic partners in the checkout line at the grocery store, the norm has shifted to connecting online first. How did this happen and what does it mean for the future of romance?
By Nathan Skolski on February 12, 2019
For some, an eggplant emoji evokes visions of a fabulous dinner, while for others, it could suggest an intimate interlude after dessert.
By Patty Wellborn on January 28, 2019
Mental health is a major health issue in Canada. Adults 50 and over continue to experience an increase in mental health concerns, especially in rural areas, and there is little information about their experiences.
By Patty Wellborn on October 30, 2018
UBC Okanagan’s Interprofessional Clinic is testing out a walk-in clinic where people will have the opportunity to get a mental health check-up without an appointment.
By Christine Zeindler on September 27, 2018
Many think they’re doing a favour by texting criticism instead of giving it in person. Not so, say researchers at UBC Okanagan’s campus who have determined that negative comments can have the same impact regardless of how they are delivered.
By Nathan Skolski on August 13, 2018
A UBC researcher has helped establish that, even for people who have a fear of happiness, brief positive psychology interventions embedded within university courses can enhance well-being.
By Patty Wellborn on July 24, 2018
A UBC researcher says there is a lot more to treating people with Type 2 diabetes than just moderating their diet and prescribing exercise.
By Patty Wellborn on June 18, 2018
UBC Okanagan’s Lesley Lutes is leading an evaluation Weight Watchers Freestyle, a new commercial weight management protocol. Lutes, an associate professor of psychology, has researchers examining the program from UBC Okanagan and Vancouver.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2018
In a new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have discovered that men who have used psychedelic drugs in the past have a lower likelihood of engaging in violence against their intimate partners.