Neurosciences & Mental Health Mini-Symposia Series – Nov 30th

Neurosciences & Mental Health Mini-Symposia Series Presents:   How to Make A Memory   Fear Extinction by Amygdala Reward Neurons, and Serial Order Code of Episodic Events in the Hippocampus   Dr Susumu Tonegawa, Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology   Retinoic acid receptor signaling in synaptic plasticity and Hebbian leaning   Dr Lu Chen, Professor of Neurosurgery and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University   Memory formation in the absence of sensory experience   Dr Paul Frankland, Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children   Opening Windows of Opportunity to Modify Human Memory Dr […]

Research study recognized as 2 IPE Learning Activities

Interested in participating in a study? Consider participating in the Teaching and Assessing for Critical Reflection Study. Participating in the study involves two sessions – the first takes ~ 3 hours and the second, one week later, ~ 45 minutes. Because the sessions will take place around 4pm, pizza dinner will be provided. Participation in this study will be recognized as 2 IPE Learning Activities, as it will expose you to different health professions learners and realistic older adult homecare practice scenarios. Additionally, to thank you for your time, you will receive a gift card. If you are interested in […]

Collaborative Program in Neuroscience Undergraduate Mentorship Program

This is a reminder from the Collaborative Program in Neuroscience (CPIN) Undergraduate Mentorship Program. The Mentorship Program hosts workshops throughout the year, with the aim of aiding undergraduates interested in applying to graduate studies. We are hosting our 1st workshop, a Q & A Panel with Graduate students and Professors on Thursday, October 18, 5 – 6 pm. It’s a great opportunity to have your Graduate school questions answered, and to network and meet Graduate students and Professors! Register here:… Please do not feel that you have to be a neuroscientist or even a final year undergraduate to attend […]

Inkblot Blog Launch

New opportunities with Inkblot! This year Inkblot: the Undergraduate Journal of Psychology is launching a new section under its name–a Blog section targeted towards a general audience. We are now calling for blog submissions for our first blog post, to be due one week before the finals begin. Please see more details in the attached flyer for this time’s topic, requirements, and contact details!   We look forward to hearing from you!

Open House at Queen’s University for Prospective Graduate Students

Queen’s University is hosting a Fall Open House for students who are interested in applying to Graduate Studies in Psychology. When: Saturday, November 3, starting at 10:00 a.m. Where: University Club at Queen’s University, 168 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON Event Highlights: -Our graduate students will present posters so you can learn more about the research that is being conducted by grad students in our Department, and chat with our current students – Faculty will be present so you can learn about the programs we have available, and about specific labs – The graduate assistant and co-ordinator will be there so […]

An Eye-tracking study testing Memory for Scenes

The Buchsbaum Lab headed by Dr. Bradley Buchsbaum at Rotman Research Institute in Baycrest Hospital affiliated with University of Toronto is looking for healthy males to participate in a computer-based eye-tracking study. The study consists of a single session of up to 1hr 30 min where you view pictures of different scenes presented on a computer screen, while your eyes are being tracked by an eye-tracked. You will be tested on your memory for the eye, while learning about the usefulness of eye-tracking to answer interesting questions on the functions of the human brain as necessary for continued progress in […]


Due to the high volume of initial applicants, we ask that all interested applicants please attach both their CV and transcripts (unofficial U of T). If you have already sent in your application, please re-submit with both your CV and transcript attached. We will only be reviewing applicants that have included both these documents. Candidates will be contacted for an interview starting in early December. *** Position: Volunteer Research Assistant Commitment: 12 – 15 hours/month (approximately 3.5 hours a week), for at least 1 year Qualifications: Students in their 3rd or 4th year of a BSc in Psychology with some […]