Psychology

Psychopaths may have an insensitivity to suffering

Psychopaths may have an insensitivity to suffering

Do psychopathic traits allow people to ignore pain, or simply not care

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UBCO researcher looks at the stigma of prenatal cannabis use

UBCO researcher looks at the stigma of prenatal cannabis use

Women worry about a doctor’s attitude or lack of knowledge

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Emo-jional rescue: UBCO researchers create tool to measure the emotion in emojis
First impressions: Is it a good idea to be yourself?

First impressions: Is it a good idea to be yourself?

UBCO researcher provides tips on how to make the ideal first impression

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Texts can help when someone is dealing with a mental health crisis

Texts can help when someone is dealing with a mental health crisis

UBCO researchers examine user responses to text-based crisis lines

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Psychedelic mushroom microdoses can improve mood, mental health

Psychedelic mushroom microdoses can improve mood, mental health

Microdosers noted improvements compared to non-microdosing peers

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UBCO researchers tune in to children’s screen time and sleep

UBCO researchers tune in to children’s screen time and sleep

Team looking at how screen and sleep habits have changed during COVID-19

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Medical cannabis users report consuming less tobacco

Medical cannabis users report consuming less tobacco

Reduced consumption attributed to onset of cannabis use

UBCO researchers explore the impact of canine cuddles on students

UBCO researchers explore the impact of canine cuddles on students

Physical contact with a dog makes a significant difference to wellbeing

Medical cannabis users report consuming less tobacco

Medical cannabis users report consuming less tobacco

Reduced consumption attributed to onset of cannabis use