Editor in Chief
Kevin is a 4th year undergraduate student majoring in Psychology. His research interests focus on understanding the biological and behavioural mechanisms linking everyday social interactions to health and well-being in midlife and old age. Kevin is currently the lab manager at the Health and Adult Development Lab and is working on a research project investigating daily volunteering and health in the UPLIFT Health Lab under the Quinn Research Assistantship Award.
Assistant to Editor in Chief
Aaron is a 3rd year Psychology major, interested in applied research within the field of Positive, Motivational, and Industrial-Organizational Psychology with an interest in topics like flow, resilience, and synthesized happiness. He is a research assistant at Dr. Johnston’s UBC Parenting Lab and is looking to get further involved in the psychological scene!
Leili Mortazavi, Cognitive Science & Behavioural Neuroscience Section Editor
Leili is a 3rd year psychology honours student. She is passionate about research and understanding the neurobiological basis of memory, decision making and other higher cognitive processes.
Sammi Zheng, Clinical Psychology Section Editor
Sammi is in her 4th year of undergraduate studies majoring in Psychology.
Kristine Ho, Health Psychology Section Editor
Kristine is a 3rd year Psychology and English Literature student. She has worked as a pharmacist assistant and has also volunteered as a Project Coordinator in the Social Cognition and Emotion Lab on a project investigating charitable donations and teachable moments. Her passion for science communication is combined with an interest in studying different dimensions of health — whether social, physical, psychological or otherwise — and how they interact with one another and various factors to impact everyday well-being.
Rebecca Watson, Developmental Psychology Section Editor
Rebecca is in her 4th year of her BA degree. She is majoring in Psychology with a minor in English Literature.
Denise Cua, Quantitative Methods Section Editor
Denise is a 3rd year student majoring in Psychology. Her interest in learning the ways physical environments can affect personality is a constant passion. She currently volunteers at the Social Identity Lab as a research assistant.
Shengxi Miao, Social/Personality/Cultural Psychology Section Editor
Shengxi is a 4th year BA Psychology student. She currently works with one of Dr. Todd Handy’s graduate students, Simon Ho, and is passionate about eating disorders, personality, and cognition.
Winnie is a 3rd year BA psychology student at UBC. She is interested in learning about a broad range of topics in psychology, from psychopathology to memory and everything in between!
Dr. Steven Barnes
Dr. Steven Barnes is the Assistant Head of Undergraduate Affairs in UBC’s Department of Psychology. He is well known for his work related to student mental health and wellbeing. Steven is also an accomplished artist–his current art practice is centered around the production of new media pieces that aim to inspire dialogue on the ways we think about and use modern technologies. He also continues to produce drawings and paintings. Steven is co-author of a best-selling textbook on Behavioural Neuroscience, Biopsychology 10th edition (Pearson).