Research Participation Opportunities

Participate in a study and learn first-hand about leading research by UBC Psychology. Your participation is vital to our research!

Current labs seeking participants

Centre for Infant Cognition: Babies and Social Development

Centre for Infant Cognition: Babies and Social Development
Ever wonder how babies understand our complex social world? We do. Join in on a fascinating new UBC Psychology study where we follow babies’ social development from birth to age 3. You and your baby will meet our fun team of researchers every few months where we’ll track their social development via puppet shows, interactive […]

Social Health Lab

Social Health Lab
UBC’s Social Health Lab is inviting individuals to participate in a study about smartphone use, well-being, and sleep. We are searching for participants who have an Android smartphone and are either 14-18 or 50+ years old. This study includes: Two 30- to 40-minute sessions with a research assistant Five 1-minute, daily surveys at home across […]

UBC Interpersonal Lab

UBC Interpersonal Lab
Are you shy or socially anxious? Take part in our research. UBC’s Interpersonal Lab is looking for adults with social anxiety to participate in a study on UBC campus. If you are interested, we will conduct a brief 10-20 minute phone interview to assess your eligibility. We are looking for individuals between the ages of 18-65 […]

Health and Adult Development Lab

Health and Adult Development Lab
The Department of Psychology is inviting couples to participate in a study on everyday goals and activities. Help UBC researchers better understand how partners can support each other to pursue valued goals. Who can take part: Couples aged 60 years and above What’s involved: Interview sessions, computerized tasks, and everyday questionnaires on a tablet for […]

Anxiety Stress and Autism Program (ASAP)

Anxiety Stress and Autism Program (ASAP)
We are currently recruiting for a study exploring stressful childhood experiences and how best to ask about those experiences in research. What is our goal?  To determine if a new measure of stressful life events is easy to use and captures the experiences of teens and young adults with and without autism. Who can participate? […]

Centre for Health and Coping Studies

Centre for Health and Coping Studies
Do you have a preschool-aged child? We want to hear from you! Having young children can be demanding and stressful for working parents. Help other families by sharing how you cope with the challenges of family life with a preschooler. The information that families provide will be used to better understand the daily challenges that […]

Social Accuracy Lab

Social Accuracy Lab
Get paid to watch videos! The Social Accuracy Lab is recruiting participants for a study. Participants will be asked to watch six short video clips about different people, and rate each person given a set criterion. The study will take 90 minutes and participants will be paid $15. Eligibility: Must be over the age of 18. […]

Social Health Lab

Social Health Lab
Teen Health and Emotions Study: The UBC Social Health Lab is currently inviting teenage women and one of their parents to come to 6 lab sessions at UBC across 3 years. Participating families will be compensated with an honorarium of up to $180 ($30 for each completed lab session). By participating in this study, you and your […]

UBC Visual Cognition Lab

UBC Visual Cognition Lab
The UBC Visual Cognition Lab has multiple interesting paid experiments running all term long that need your help. Sign up at: reservax.com/ubcviscog Lab website: viscoglab.psych.ubc.ca

The Centre for Collaborative Research on Hoarding

The Centre for Collaborative Research on Hoarding
The Centre for Collaborative Research on Hoarding is seeking participants for a study on ownership and decision making. Contact the Centre if you are an English speaker and you are at least 19 years old. You will be asked to: Talk about your saving habits on the phone Make decisions about household objects (online or at UBC) Complete several […]