PSA Trivia Night

Want to meet other psychology students? Or show off your psychology knowledge to win some gift cards? Come join our PSA Trivia Night on January 27th, 2022 at 4:00-5:30 PM EST. This is a great opportunity for you to connect with other students in psychology and take a break from studying. Everyone is welcome! Sign up form: https://forms.gle/xUmR6aKjtt8Zyv417

Centre for Mind & Morality- Volunteer RAs needed!

The Centre for Mind and Morality, under the direction of Dr. Paul Bloom, at the University of Toronto St. George is seeking 1-2 undergraduate research assistant volunteers for the Winter 2022 semester. This role will be to assist with an ongoing project about how children’s diet choices relate to different personality and cognitive traits and moral decisions. The role will be to primarily assist with recruiting child participants who identify as vegetarian using online sources (e.g., social media). Other tasks may include, but are not limited to: creating new recruitment materials, emailing and communicating with parents and families, running child […]

Driving Behavior Study: Participant Recruitment

Participants Needed! For a high-fidelity driving simulator study on driving behavior If you • Are able to drive without glasses (contact lenses are allowed), • Can read and speak English • Have at least G2 license or equivalent for over 3 years Location: Rosebrugh Building (RS) 164 College St. Toronto, ON M5S 3G8 Duration: approximately 3 hours Compensation: $14/hr + up to $8 bonus To get started, fill out this short screening questionnaire: http://s.alchemer-ca.com/s3/b6c1cbc69468 For more information, contact Suzan Ayas at sayas@mie.utoronto.ca

PEARL Volunteer RAs Needed

The Psychology of Emerging Adulthood Research Lab (PEARL) at the University of Toronto is seeking 2 undergraduate research volunteers to assist with coding data for a study on the experiences of undergraduate students who have taken a leave of absence from university due to a mental health concern. Senior undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. Previous experience with coding interviews and/or NVivo is an asset, but not required. All research tasks will be conducted virtually at this time. Please send your CV and a brief statement of interest to: Abby Goldstein abbyl.goldstein@utoronto.ca and Mira Dhaliwal miraleigh.dhaliwal@mail.utoronto.ca For further information about the PEARL, please […]

Building Bridges, Building Knowledge: A Mental Health Panel

Join the PSA Seminar Team & UofTMHA for an exciting collaborative panel event!  Clinical Psychologists Dr. Goldstein, Dr. Babineau, and Dr. Ahola Kohut will be joining us for a Mental Health Seminar, where we’ll be discussing topical issues in the discipline of Undergraduate Student Mental Wellness. This talk will be followed by an interactive Q&A portion with the audience!We hope to see you there! Come join us in Building Bridges and Building Knowledge! 🙂  Register Here: https://forms.gle/uoV6qPSpMGtQWRbv5

PSA Fall Annual General Meeting

Interested in the PSA and what we do? Hoping to get a sneak peek of our future events? All with a chance to win a $15 gift card? Join us at our Fall Annual General Meeting on Thursday November 18, 11:00-11:45AM EST! We’ll be introducing ourselves, events we’ve done in the past and what we hope to do in the future. This is the place to be if you have any questions about the PSA, how to join, or questions on psychology at U of T. Register here: https://forms.gle/igcbaYo35rq6cnNz8 The zoom link will be emailed prior to the meeting. Attendees […]

Identity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lab

Do you use more than one name in your daily life? Maybe Jianmeng and Jenni? Or Gurinder and Gary? Are you also from an East Asian or South Asian cultural background? If so, we want to hear from you! The Identity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lab is looking for students who may be interested in participating in a 1-hour Zoom interview. This research focuses on learning how people use different names within different contexts in their lives. If you’d like to share your thoughts and experiences, consider taking part in this study. As a token of our appreciation, participants will be given […]

Registration for PSA’s Annual Graduate School Information Session

Thinking of applying to graduate school? The PSA is hosting its annual graduate schoolinformation session on Monday, November 15th, from 1:00-3:30pm. The event will have speakers from UofT, Ryerson, Waterloo, and more, who will be there to describe the different programs available and to answer your questions. All those who attend will also be entered into a draw to win one of two $10 gift cards! To register, please fill out the form below: Registration: https://forms.gle/yZvb8LRybJCT8ibf9 If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to reach out to psa.academiccommittee@gmail.com

Patient Recruiting Opportunity

Part-time bilingual (Mandarin/Cantonese) student  A part-time bilingual (Mandarin/Cantonese) student is required to assist with telephone/in-person patient recruitment for a research study in Toronto/Markham area.  Job responsibilities: Patient recruitment/enrollment (telephone/in-person contact), consent participants, conduct follow-ups and organization of virtual focus groups.  Hours: estimated 2-6/week (some flexibility; negotiable)  Pay: $15.90/hr  Qualifications:  Undergraduate student at University of Toronto with background in health sciences (i.e., psychology, nursing, social work, rehabilitation) and in good academic standing (GPA>3.8). Please provide most recent academic transcript upon request.  Able to speak English and Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese preferably).  Strong organizational and communication (verbal and writing) skills.   Willingness to be flexible and […]

PSA Mentorship Signup Extended

The deadline to sign up as a mentee for the PSA mentorship program has been extended to this Saturday, October 16th! If you’re a first year student interested in psychology, don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with upper year students (and a chance to win some prizes!) Sign up using the following link: https://forms.gle/FV9MVbMb7NPGAk9w8