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Who is handling the pandemic best emotionally? Boomers and other retirees. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/09/11/pandemic-stress-boomer-millennial-parenting/
Two UBC health psychologists, Dr. Nancy Sin and Dr. Eric Kim, have received the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Award. This award supports health researchers as they launch world-class research programs in B.C. For the award announcement, see: https://www.msfhr.org/news/features/announcing-2020-msfhr-scholars-and-research-trainees
The latest newsletter for the Gerontological Society of America featured our research on age differences in daily life experiences during the pandemic, led by PhD student Patrick Klaiber.
In a COVID-19 World, Which Generation Is Coping Best? https://www.nextavenue.org/older-people-are-coping-best/
Crises Like the Pandemic Don’t Make People Less Optimistic https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisonescalante/2020/07/28/crises-like-the-pandemic-dont-make-people-less-optimistic/#382a2c133bb4
‘A surprise to no one’: Some coping better than others with COVID-19, research suggests. https://bc.ctvnews.ca/a-surprise-to-no-one-some-coping-better-than-others-with-covid-19-research-suggests-1.5034440?cache=yes%3FclipId%3D373266
COVID-19: Research shows older adults less worried during pandemic. https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/covid-19-research-shows-older-adults-less-worried-during-pandemic
Patrick Klaiber talks about his new research on age differences in coping with the pandemic. https://www.btvancouver.ca/videos/coping-with-covid-19/
Patrick Klaiber (PhD student) has published a new paper showing that older adults were more psychologically resilient during the pandemic than younger and middle-aged adults. UBC press release: https://news.ubc.ca/2020/07/22/new-ubc-study-reveals-older-adults-coped-with-pandemic-best
We’d like to extend our warmest congratulations to Holy Ghaly on her graduation! Holy has earned a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology and Minor in Psychology. She has been a vital member of the UPLIFT Health Lab for the past two years and has shown great leadership as a research study coordinator and as a teaching assistant […]