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.
Linked Lives Study
The Health and Adult Development Lab is looking for couples to participate in a study on daily life activities and health. Receive $100 each and a detailed health report for participating
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
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 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 Psychology Clinic
Learn more about mental health services and evidence-based treatment by becoming a volunteer. Contact for more details.
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

Centre for Cognitive Development
Are you looking to get involved with psychology research? Do you love working with kids? The newly opened Centre for Cognitive Development, directed by Dr. Darko Odic, is looking for students interested in becoming research assistants in the lab. The Centre does research with 3-6 year-old children and adults, studying the origins of language and thought. Your responsibilities would include recruiting participants, designing and programming experiments, testing children and adults in simple game-like tasks, and attending weekly lab meetings. We expect a 8-10 hour commitment for at least two semesters. For more information and to apply email your resume and unofficial transcript to
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