Breakthrough Autism is all about helping children with autism reach their full potential and recognizing them as the wonderful individuals that they are. A key part of our Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) services is making sure that families are a part of the teaching processing. In fact, it’s our ultimate goal to empower families with the knowledge, strategies and tools that will enable them to be a member of our own team and create teachable moments for their children on their own. Instructor – Breakthrough Autism Centre (Richmond Hill, ON) Do you have a desire to make a difference in […]
Month: January 2018
Volunteer Research Assistant Opportunity!
Volunteer Research Assistant Opportunity Lab: Ryan Lab Website: http://research.baycrest.org/jryan Description: Ryan Lab is seeking volunteer research assistants to assist with participant recruitment, testing participants (younger and older adults) and data management. Will gain experience using eyetracking technology and administering cognitive assessments. Please note that the position will be at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Hospital (3560 Bathurst St). Requirements: Student in 2nd year or higher with a strong academic background and a passion for psychology. Research experience an asset. 10 hr/ week minimum time commitment. Contact: To apply, please send unofficial transcript and CV to Arber Kacollja at email@example.com
Research Assistants Needed!
The Verwiki is an online resource, made in association with the Consciousness and Wisdom Studies Lab, that seeks to consolidate all of the content and related information of Professor John Vervaeke’s wonderful courses into one easily accessible website. The Verwiki will be focused both on the content and structure of Professor Vervaeke’s courses and will also be made to suit the theoretical, historical, and conceptual multi-level interconnectedness that is hallmark of these courses. Volunteer contributors will be assisting in producing articles for the site. Volunteers can gain: A deeper understanding of the scope of their course material and cognitive science. […]
Research Assistants Needed!
Dr. Kang Lee’s Development Lab is looking for highly dedicated and enthusiastic students to volunteer with us! You will be involved in a series of studies examining the development of face processing from infancy to adulthood. Using eye-tracking technology, we examine the ways in which infants, children, and adults examine and recognize faces and what factors (e.g., experience) influence such face processing abilities. Neurobehavioral methods (e.g., fNIRS) will also be used to investigate the effects of social and non-social stimuli/interactions on brain activity in children and adults. You will be involved in recruiting participants, running the experiments, coding data, preparing stimuli, and recording the […]
Research Assistants Needed!
Dr. Kang Lee’s Development Lab is looking for highly dedicated and enthusiastic students to volunteer with us! The research assistant will be involved in a study examining implicit and explicit racial biases in children and adults. Our goal is to offer volunteers many opportunities to develop their research skills. Thus, as a volunteer, you will: – Act as the main experimenter in conducting the experimental sessions with children and parents, in multiple locations (e.g., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Ontario Science Centre, Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study) – Collect data from participants through the completion of paper-based […]
TA Awards Nominations
Nominations for the 2018 Teaching Assistants’ Training Program Teaching Excellence Awards close on February 28th. Students and instructors can nominate a TA via online forms: http://tatp.utoronto.ca/awards/ta-awards/ Departments can nominate a graduate student Course Instructor by submitting a nomination package. More information is available online:http://tatp.utoronto.ca/awards/ci-award/ These awards recognize the valuable contributions of TAs and graduate student Course Instructors to undergraduate education at the University of Toronto and seek to honour those who exhibit exceptional leadership in their teaching. Winners receive a framed certificate and monetary award. The TA Teaching Excellence Award winners are invited to participate in a panel during the 2018 Tri-Campus TA Day. […]
UofT’s Health and Human Rights Conference
Do you find yourself frustrated with the state of Canada’s healthcare system? It’s time to rethink our healthcare. Now in its 20th year, the University of Toronto International Health Program presents its theme for its annual Health and Human Rights Conference: Integrated Healthcare! What: This conference will bring together professionals, graduate, and undergraduate students on a UofT platform, engaging them in a dialogue about pertinent health issues with diverse perspectives and fields of studies. Our theme this year will explore the ways in which patients, healthcare professionals, and other diverse stakeholders can better collaborate to improve our healthcare system. Who: This year, we are […]
Calling All Mentees!
Calling all first-year Psychology students! Are you looking for help with transitioning to university? Are you trying to get more involved in the psychology community at U of T? Become a mentee at the Psychology Students’ Association! As a mentee, you will be matched with an upper year psychology student who will guide you through your psychology program. You will be able to enlist their expertise as a psychology student to learn more about research opportunities, how to manage time, handle stress, and what’s more after PSY100. You will also have the opportunity to meet with your mentor throughout the […]
The PEARL Lab at OISE is recruiting participants between the ages of 18 and 22 for a research study on the relationship between young adults and their parents, and the impact of this relationship on risk behaviours, wellness behaviours and well-being. You must be in contact with a parent for at least 10 hours a month (including text, phone, email) and be willing to have said parent participate. The study involves you filling out one baseline survey and then completing 30 days of short surveys from home, using an app that you download on your smartphone. We will ask you to do the same […]
Training Mental Habits Study
ARE YOU A WORRIER? We are currently recruiting participants who describe themselves as worriers for the TRAINING MENTAL HABITS Study at Ryerson University. * DO YOU HAVE A HABIT OF WORRYING ABOUT MANY DIFFERENT THINGS – FOR EXAMPLE, WORK/SCHOOL, HEALTH, FINANCES, DAY-TO-DAY TASKS? * DOES WORRYING INTERFERE WITH YOUR LIFE – MAKING IT HARD TO ENJOY THINGS AND CAUSING TENSION OR DIFFICULTY CONCENTRATING? * DO OTHER PEOPLE SAY YOU WORRY TOO MUCH? * DO YOU FIND IT DIFFICULT TO CONTROL YOUR WORRYING? If so, you may be eligible to participate in the following study: TRAINING MENTAL HABITS STUDY: Research has […]