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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.

This project invites stroke survivors and their partners to participate in a study on everyday health behaviours, such as physical activity and diet. Take part in our research and help us understand how we can promote the health of stroke survivors and their spouses in the future! Couples participating in the study will be given the choice to each receive up to $100 for their time or keep one tablet per couple for continued use. Phone: 604-822-3549 Email: pulse[at]

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.
Web: Email: livinglab[at]

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.

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

Research Assistant Positions

Paid Research Position: International Students Wanted
If you are a 2nd or 3rd year International Student at UBC interested in working full-time this summer as a Research Assistant in Developmental Psychology, please send your CV and unofficial transcript to sbirch[at] by Feb 13th.

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 aldenlab[at]