Participate in Research

Human Subject Pool
The Human Subject Pool (HSP) is an essential and valuable component of UBC Psychology’s teaching and research. Undergraduate students can also earn extra credits by participating.
UBC Psychology Paid Studies
Need some extra cash? Take part in paid studies. Please check the eligibility requirements for each study. Some studies are only open to UBC students, others are open to the general public.
Perfectionism and Psychopathology Lab
Interested in gaining research experience in perfectionism and psychopathology? Apply to become a Research Assistant with the lab. To apply, send your CV, unofficial transcript and summer schedule to 
SAVE Study
Couples aged 60+ are invited to participate in a study on how couples can help each other with simple computer tasks. This study involves a 2 hour in-person appointment at the UBC Point Grey Campus. Each couple will receive $40, with each member receiving $20. Couples will also be reimbursed bus fare or parking.
Social Cognitive Development Lab
Want to learn about child development through fun and innovative research? Join the Social Cognitive Development Lab as a Research Assistant! Contact the Social Cognitive Development Lab for more details.
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Social Cognition and Emotion Lab
Wondering how time impacts you and your partner’s decision making? Take part in this new study and find out! The lab is collecting data for a study investigating how time impacts couples’ daily decision making. There are no restrictions to participate in this study; the only requirement is that participants are in a current romantic relationship.
Social Health Lab
Are you a first year student? Are you interested in finding out more about psychology research? The Social Health Lab would love your participation in our First Year Experiences Study. This study will take place over the school year, and if you are eligible, you would receive either course-credit or cash for participation. To determine if you are eligible to participate in this study, please complete a brief (~5 minute) survey here: Eligibility Survey.

The Sexual Psychophysiology and Psychoneuroendocrinology Lab
This lab is looking for enthusiastic volunteer Research Assistants. To apply (with a statement of interest, your CV and an unofficial transcript), contact Sabrina Chang

UBC Visual Cognition Lab
The UBC Visual Cognition Lab has multiple interesting experiments running all summer long that need your help. Sign up on

Research Assistant Positions

Culture, Cognition and Coevolution Lab
Curious about how people interact in a social group? There is a volunteer Research Assistant position available for a group interaction study. Contact for more details.
Game Developer Wanted: Earn Course Credit
Earn course credit (3 credits for 1 term or 6 credits for 2 terms) by working in a psychology lab for approximately 6-8 hours/week. We are looking for someone who has experience with computer programming (especially game development) who can create an online application for simple experiment-based games. The ideal candidate will have experience creating HTML5-based client apps with an internet-connected database for the back-end (Preferably using open-source platforms and materials). Applicants must have a minimum of 72% in their last 30 credits. To apply email your CV/resume, unofficial transcript and a brief overview of your relevant experience to
 Looking for Research Experience in Clinical Psychology?
The UBC Interpersonal Lab is looking for volunteer research assistants to help with research projects on  Social Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety. Our lab has research projects investigating the roles of Empathy, Social Support, and Memory as mediating factors for social anxiety and generalized anxiety disorders. These positions are ideal for candidates looking for clinical research experience and the ability to be involved at all stages of the data gathering process. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic transcript, a solid work ethic (i.e., be dedicated, reliable, organized) and an interest in studying anxiety and its mediating factors.  Time commitment of 6-8 hours/week.
For more information and to apply email your resume and unofficial transcript to