OFFICIAL PSA STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

Hi everyone. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the university’s recommendation to cease all non-academic activity, the PSA will be cancelling all events that require physical attendance and suspending the operation of the PSA office until further notice. However, we will continue to pursue opportunities in service of our student body, such as hosting our events virtually. More information on virtual events will come at a later date once we have finalized the details. In the meantime, we hope everyone remembers to take care of themselves. With all of the pandemonium and confusing events going on in the world, it […]

Organizational Behavior Informational Seminar

Are you interested in the field of organizational-behavior? Want to speak to OB professors and PhD students about their work? The Organizational-Behavior Student Group is hosting an informational seminar. Please see the attached poster for more details: FB event link: https://www.facebook.com/UofTOBSG/?eid=ARAL_HYrpM6InSKvOxWdQgnOtka0mA7KNKNMiAEpsP4LTFZJ4lnPR6v4cmQ7UlEtor0Jbwh9Va50IbzL

Participants wanted for Nuralogix Lie Detection Study

Nuralogix invites you to participate in our Lie Detection study! We are looking for participants aged 18+ to come in for one 45-minute session to see if you can successfully lie to our researchers! You will be asked to enter a room and take an item of monetary value. Afterwards, you will enter the study room where you will be asked various questions regarding the items in the room. You will be compensated $10 regardless of your performance, however if you can successfully lie to us, you will receive an additional reward! If you are interested, please email us at […]

CAMH – Participants needed for study investigating major depression

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is looking for participants for a study investigating major depression. Our research group is using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET) scanning to investigate an enzyme in the brain, fatty acid amide hydrolase, in individuals with major depression and healthy controls. We are looking for participants with current major depressive episode to take part in the study. The study involves 4 visits to CAMH:1. Screening interview (we will go over your medical, psychiatric and drug history; complete questionnaires and some learning/memory games)2. MRI scan3. PET scan4. Reimbursement and discharge To be eligible, […]

Part-time Paid Research Assistant at the SCS Lab

The SCS Lab (Social Cognitive Science Lab) at the University of Toronto St. George is looking for two passionate and dedicated part-time paid Research Assistants to work on various new studies in the lab. Specifically, the RA’s will assist with scheduling, recruiting, and running behavioural and fMRI participants for a variety of studies. Depending on your skillset, the tasks will include: – contacting patient and non-patient populations to confirm their availability and schedule fMRI time slots– preliminary fMRI screening– running behavioural studies and assisting with neuroimaging studies– obtaining consent and debriefing participants on the study – recruiting research participants– potentially assisting with neuroimaging analyses– […]

Volunteer Research Assistant at the Bariatric Surgery Program (Toronto Western Hospital)

Volunteer research assistant needed: I am currently seeking an energetic and enthusiastic volunteer research assistant to help with phone calls, data entry, and administrative tasks in the Bariatric Surgery Program at the Toronto Western Hospital. The Bariatric Surgery Program is a dynamic department consisting of a team of health professionals from a variety of disciplines including psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, social workers, surgeons and dietitians. The team conducts pre-surgical assessments of patients considering bariatric surgery and post-surgical follow-up for five years after surgery. The eligible candidate will be a responsible, conscientious and quick-learning individual with excellent communication skills who has […]

Vision and Cognition Conference (CASA)

Please see below a message from CASA: — The Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Students’ Association (CASA) is pleased to announce the 9th iteration of the University of Toronto Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Mind (UTism). The theme of this year’s conference is Vision, addressing the question, How does vision affect cognition? On February 1-2, 2020, this idea will be explored from an interdisciplinary perspective. Specifically, speakers from local and international universities will be discussing groundbreaking research on vision from multiple academic disciplines (psychology, computer vision, philosophy, etc.). All interested in vision and the interdisciplinary study of cognitive science are welcome! […]