Recruiting Participants for the Poirot Study

The Poirot study in the Memory and Perception Lab investigates aspects of episodic memory. In this study, we ask participants to come into our lab to watch an episode of a TV show – Agatha Christie’s Poirot. If you have seen any episodes of this show, please inform your experimenter prior to scheduling. After viewing the episode in lab and filling out some questionnaires, we send you home with a FitBit device to measure your physical activity and sleep patterns, all while going about your day as usual. [We also may ask you to log on to our website to […]

Recruiting participants with dark brown/black eyes for Human Factors experiment

The Cognitive Engineering Lab is recruiting participants for an ongoing Human Factors experiment that investigates the accuracy and precision of the eye tracking technology integrated in the FOVE Virtual Reality headset. We are specifically looking for participants with dark brown/black eyes.  Participants will be paid $15/hr for approximately 1hrs of their time. Please see the attached recruitment letter for additional information.  

Paid Participation (10 minutes heart signal measurement)

The University of Toronto Biometrics Security Lab is looking for participants within the age range of 18-45 and with no history of cardiac disease. The participant would be required to sit still for 5 ~ 10 minutes while we collect the signal from the fingertip with a light sensor.   For each session, the compensation is $10 dollar gift card (Tim Hortons or Starbucks). Each person could participate in up to 2 sessions with 2 weeks difference in between ($20 in total).   We have had over 100 participants already, but we are constantly looking for more : > Bring […]

Online Research Study on Trauma

We are a research team at the Wisdom & Identity Lab at the University of Toronto – OISE under the supervision of Dr. Michel Ferrari. We are conducting a research study to examine the factors that explain the relationship between experiencing a traumatic event and the possibility of growth and/or positive outcomes following adversity. We are looking for participants to complete a quick online survey about a previous traumatic event that they have experienced. Trauma is defined as being exposed to death, threatened death, actual or threatened serious injury, or actual or threatened sexual violence, in the following way(s), direct exposure, witnessing […]

Paid Working Memory EEG Study

The Cochlear Implant lab at Sunnybrook hospital is currently recruiting for normal hearing individuals between the ages of 35-70. Participants, during the study, will be given a list of 7 characters (letters and numbers) to remember and then will be asked if a certain character was in the list. In total, it will take 3 hours to complete and this includes setting up the EEG cap and clean up. Individuals will be compensated $50 and a free parking pass. Location: Sunnybrook Health and Sciences Center 2075 Bayview Ave. Toronto, ON M4N 3M5 If interested, please contact priyanka.princeyogarajah@mail.utoronto.ca.

Paid Music Attention Study

THIS STUDY IS NO LONGER LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS The Cochlear Implant Lab at Sunnybrook hospital is looking for normal hearing participants for their EEG study on music attention! Eligibility: We are seeking normal hearing individuals, aged 30-80, who are fluent in English. Study Details: – Participants will be listening to short classical music duets and indicating when there are volume changes – The study will take approximately 3 hours, including set-up and clean-up – Participants will be compensated $50 for their time Location: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave If you are interested in participating, please contact musicattention@outlook.com.