In the fall of 2018, the Dept. of Psychology launched the new Certificate in Psychology of Economics and Management.   This certificate will provide students with a specialized program that takes advantage of the interdisciplinary connections between social psychology, economics, and business.   In particular, this certificate would be of interest to students in Economics and Rotman Commerce and is NOT open to students already enrolled in a Psychology program.   Admission Requirements: This is a minimum enrolment Certificate. A minimum grade is required for the following courses in order to enrol:   1. PSY100H1 with a final mark of […]


Interested in research? Check out the Psychology Research Specialist Program – designed for students who have demonstrated a particular interest and aptitude for research and who want to complete a thesis. Admission to the program is based on strong academic performance and expressed interest in research.   Enrolment Requirements: Students should apply at the end of their second year, to begin the program in their third. All students accepted into or considering the Research Specialist program should enrol in a PSY lab course in their third year.   In addition to applying in the spring via the Arts & Science […]

Research Assistant

The Computational Cognitive Development Lab is looking for students who are interested in a voluntary research position in a developmental psychology lab! As a research assistant, you will have the opportunity to help with coding of behavioural experiments, inputting and assisting with data collection, and recruitment of children participants (aged 1 – 8) on campus and at the local museums like the Ontario Science Centre and the Royal Ontario Museum.   Ideally, applicants should have the following: – Be in good academic standing – Be able to commit at least 8-10 hours (including weekends) a week – Be available and […]

Behavioural Economics Student Group Recruitment

Are you a student who is interested in Behavioural Economics? The University of Toronto now has a student group dedicated solely to the study of Behavioural Economics. Behavioural Economics Student Group (BESG) already has 40+ general members and 15 core members, committed to connecting students to those working in behavioural economics and organizing events that help gain insight into the field. The group conducts interviews with academics and people working in the private sector, talks with professors, such as U of T’s Robert Gazzale, and notifies its members about research positions and job opportunities in behavioral economics. They are also […]

Job Announcement: Full-time Research Assistant

We have developed a new smartphone-based Digital Memory Augmentation (DMA) device – the “Hippocamera” – that mitigates memory deficits in individuals at-risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. DMA improves memory using portable devices that capture information about everyday episodes for later review. The current position is for a Research Assistant to test the efficacy of our memory rehabilitation device. The primary responsibilities of the Research Assistant will be to train participants, administer experimental tasks (both behavioral and in the fMRI scanner), and analyze data related to the research project. These duties will be fulfilled under close supervision of Dr. Barense and […]