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Congratulations, Dr. Wiwad!

Congratulations to Dr. Dylan Wiwad, who defended his dissertation on June 24th, 2019 and passed with minor revisions! Way to go, Dylan!!

Congratulations, Emi!

Congratulations to honours student Emily Thornton for receiving the Lorne M. Kendall Memorial Award as well as the Psychology Alumni Honours Award!

Congratulations, Lara!

Congratulations to Lara for her paper, titled Buying well-being: Spending behaviour and happiness, being one of the Social and Personality Psychology Compass’ top downloaded papers!

Way to go, Jessamyn!

Congratulations to honours student Jessamyn Hung for her acceptance into the SFU Masters of Counselling Psychology program. Congratulations, Jessamyn!!

Way to go, Emi!

Congratulations to honours student, Emily Thornton, who did a stellar job presenting her thesis research and answering questions at the SFU Undergraduate Research Symposium on March 26, 2019!

Congratulations to Lara!

Congratulations to Lara for her new role as associate editor of the World Happiness Report!

Congratulations to Dylan!

A huge congratulations to Dylan for accepting a post doctoral position at the Dispute Resolution and Research Center at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Business School next year!! Congratulations, Dylan!

Holiday Bowling Party!

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Congratulations to Kate and Lara!

Congratulations to Kate and Lara for winning a Pre-registration Challenge Prize from the Centre for Open Science!

 

Congratulations to Emily and Jessamyn!

Congratulations to Jessamyn Hung and Emily Thornton, the lab’s two honours students, who will be presenting their work at the Happiness and Well-Being Pre-Conference at SPSP 2019 in Portland! Well done!!

 

Congratulations to Lara, Dylan, and Kate!

Congratulations to Lara, Dylan, and Kate on their recently published article,
Buying well-being: Spending behavior and happiness. Click on the title to check it out!

The do’s and don’ts of holiday gift shopping!

Here’s a link to The Best (and Worst) Holiday Gifts, According to Science providing research studies that illustrate the four types of gifts that you should give this year – and three that you shouldn’t!

Congratulations to Kate!

Congratulations to Kate on her acceptance of data blitz talk at SPSP! She’ll be sharing new work at the Happiness and Well-Being SPSP Preconference in Atlanta, GA this March.

Way to go, Kate!

Congratulations to Lara!

Congratulations to Lara for winning the Veenhoven Award 2017! Dr. Lara Aknin will be presenting “From wealth to well-being: Spending money on others promotes happiness” at the award ceremony on November 28th, 2017 at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Here’s a link to the announcement: Dr. Lara Aknin winner of the Veenhoven Award 2017

Congratulations to Dylan!

Congratulations to Dylan on his new paper “Self-focused Motives Undermine the Emotional Rewards of Recalled Prosocial Behavior”! Here’s a link to the pre-print: https://psyarxiv.com/96qwa/

Congratulations to Kate!

Congratulations to Kate for winning a travel award to SPSP!

Congratulations to Dylan!

Congratulations to Dylan for his symposium on Inequality accepted at SPSP 2018!

Lara’s recently published paper:

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.08.017

Come listen!

Dr. Aknin will be giving the convocation address at this year’s Fall graduation!

Come Listen!

Dr. Lara Aknin’s Talk “Money Can Buy Happiness if You Spend it on Others” is at the United Way Conference.
September 21, 2017 in Downtown Vancouver.

Congratulations to Lara!

Congratulations to Dr. Lara Aknin for being nominated as a fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology!

Congratulations to Kate!

Congratulations to Kate Hanniball for successfully defending her Master’s thesis on June 7, 2017! Way to go, Kate!

Congratulations to Dylan!

Congratulations to Dylan Wiwad for winning the Certificate of Teaching Excellence from the Council of Canadian Departments of Psychology (CCDP)!

Social Psychology Mini-Conference
March 30, 2017

Poster Presentations: Monique Austria, Michelle Hui, Jessamyn Hung, Linda Magyari, John Tolentino, Caileigh Wilson and Jacqueline Yip

 

 

Data Blitz Talks: Kate Hanniball and Dylan Wiwad

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