July 24, 2019: UBC Psychology faculty and graduate students receive SSHRC funding to advance their research (UBC Psychology News)

June 14, 2019: Psychology of adult development and aging: Dr. Nancy Sin receives early career award (UBC Psychology News)

April 3, 2019: Funding to advance research on psychosocial well-being and healthy aging (UBC Psychology News)

Nov. 13, 2018: Stressed Out! (Fall 2018 issue of Healthier You from Vancouver Courier)

March 5, 2018: Even the small stresses of daily life can hurt your health, but attitude can make a difference (The Washington Post)

Nov. 6, 2017: Inflammation & Health (Midlife in the United States Study newsletter)

July 5, 2017: Nancy Sin explores links between everyday life and healthy aging (UBC Faculty Q&A)

Feb. 15, 2017: Good sleep may promote positive experiences, less conflict (Penn State Press Release)

Dec. 30, 2016: How to become more optimistic (CNN)

Dec. 7, 2016: A brighter outlook could translate to a longer life (NPR)

July 19, 2016: Struggle with these 7 bad habits? There’s an easy fix (Canadian Living)

Mar. 9, 2016: Stress isn’t killing you—your reaction to it is (Men’s Health)

Mar. 1, 2016: The 3 Elephants in the Waiting Room: Depression, Diabetes, & Obesity (CardioSource WorldNews)

Feb. 29, 2016: Feeling stressed? The way you handle pressure could affect your health (Glamour)

Oct. 16, 2015: Positive outlook may help heart disease patients heal (U.S. News & World Report)

Oct. 14, 2015: New study shows why it’s massively important to have a good attitude (Men’s Health)

Oct. 6, 2015: The upward spiral of healthy behaviors and positive emotions (Psychology Today)

Sept. 13, 2015: Inflammaging: Everything you need to know about how inflammation can age you more rapidly—and how you can slow it down (Parade Magazine)

June/July 2015: Selected media coverage for study on affective reactivity to daily stressors and inflammation

  • Looking On The Bright Side Can Help You Live Longer (Huffington Post)
  • How Stress Is Affecting Your Long-Term Health (Huffington Post Canada)
  • Keep calm and carry on: Scientists say how we cope with stress can determine how long we’ll live – especially for women (Daily Mail)
  • Long-Term Benefit from Staying Calm in Stressful Circumstances (Psych Central)
  • Take a Deep Breath and Count to 10: How Staying Calm Can Help Keep You Healthy (Glamour)
  • Keep calm and carry on, for the sake of your long-term health (ScienceDaily)

Jan. 5, 2015: Depression Linked To Functional Decline In Heart Disease Patients (

Dec. 16, 2014: Joy From the Little Things Will Keep You Healthy: Research shows that positive experiences can reduce symptoms of chronic inflammation (

Sept. 24, 2014: HHD researchers’ study featured in Brain, Behavior and Immunity journal: Work focuses on relationship between daily positive events and inflammation in humans (Penn State Press Release)

Aug./Sept. 2013: Is It Time to Find a New Doctor? (AARP The Magazine)