Posts tagged UBC

#LieoftheYear The person who is texting you is telling you the truth. (Sorry, they're likely to be lying, according to research from UBC.)

UBC researchers, who have a knack for uncovering the most fascinating facts about human behaviour, have discovered that people who are communicating via text message are more likely to be playing fast and easy with the truth than people who are using other modes of communication. The more anonymous the method of communication, the greater the tendency to be “morally lax,” the researchers report.

Hey, Kid: It's Not Your Turn.....

Just 28 per cent of older Canadians think families with preschool age children should be a top or high priority when it comes to public funding, according to a poll conducted by McAllister Opinion Research on behalf of University of British Columbia professor Paul Kershaw