Call for Volunteer RAs

*Lab:* Dr. Molly Metz’s Pedagogy and Motivation Lab *Description:* Dr. Metz is seeking applications for volunteer research assistant (RA) positions for Winter 2019, with the potential for continuing into the Summer, if interested. RAs will work on studies examining instructors’ beliefs about and students’ responses to the coverage of emotionally charged material in the classroom. *Duties:* Research assistants are responsible for scheduling and running participants, data cleaning and management, coding of writing samples, among other tasks. *Requirements:* Ideal candidates will be conscientious, motivated, able to work independently as well as in a team, and have excellent communication skills. Hours may […]

New Inkblot Website

Fellow students – check out Inkblot’s newly launched and published new blog section! Access the blog website by clicking on the “Blog” button on the menu of their main website: Or directly at: The first blog was just published Friday morning! If you’d like, leave a comment and let them know what you think. Follow them on Facebook to get a share whenever a new blog post is published and keep up-to-date on your fellow students’ thoughts and ideas about topics in psychology and mental health!

Become an RA today!

3 VOLUNTEER RESEARCH ASSISTANTS NEEDED FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN THE CHINESE LANGUAGE   What is it about? There are a lot of creative geniuses who have changed our worlds. We are interested in creativity and what makes artists creative. Because of the limitation of the research context (we are studying artists in China), we are only hiring for people who can speak, write and speak Chinese (Mandarin).   What will you do? We offer training and valuable research experience for graduate school applications. We are asking for 3 to 12 hours per week. Your consent means you will:   (1) […]

Apply for the NSERC!

2019 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs)   The Dept. of Psychology departmental deadline for NSERC USRA applications is Monday, February 25th, 2019. Students apply via the NSERC website. Applications must then be printed and submitted to the Undergraduate Administrator in Sid Smith, room 4014 along with an official UofT transcript and the student/supervisor certificate form. Please see the following website for more information, as well as the attached:   Dept. of Psychology Rules for NSERC Applications:   -We will not accept applications from students at other universities -We will not accept applications from non-PSY Program students or UTM/UTSC […]

Participate in psychology research with a friend!

The Lockwood Lab is currently looking for friendship pairs to participate in a study on communication. You must bring a friend to participate and also be a current user of social media.   The study will take place at Sidney Smith Hall at the University of Toronto St.George campus and will take less than an hour. Each person will receive a compensation of $12.   If you’re interested, please email with the subject “Communication Study”, or call 416-978-7062.

Participate in a study today!

Are you interested in participating in an eye-tracking study?   The Cognitive Engineering Lab is recruiting participants for an ongoing Human Factors experiment that investigates how the accuracy and precision of the eye-tracking technology integrated in the FOVE Virtual Reality headset. We are specifically looking for participants with blue eyes. Participants will be paid $15/hr for approximately 1hr of their time.