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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 […]

Baby’s best friend? UBC Psychology researchers seek families for study on dogs and infants

Baby’s best friend? UBC Psychology researchers seek families for study on dogs and infants
Does having a pet dog in the home contribute to a baby’s healthy development? That’s the question postdoctoral fellow Nicole Sugden and Professor Janet Werker in the UBC department of psychology are trying to answer—and they need your help. They are seeking families with infants to take part in new research examining how the presence […]

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Social Health Lab

Social Health Lab
The Social Health Lab is currently seeking one to two dedicated volunteers to work on research projects examining how and what humans communicate via our sense of smell. Volunteer research assistants will work closely with graduate student Marlise Hofer and other lab members throughout the school year. Projects will involve data entry and analysis of […]

Interpersonal Lab

Interpersonal Lab
Volunteer research assistant position available for anxiety research! Current research questions include: In what ways do anxious people think differently from non-anxious people? How do anxious and non-anxious people make decisions? Do anxious people think and behave differently on online platforms (e.g., social media)? Responsibilities: Research assistants can be involved in all stages of research, […]

Social Cognitive Development Lab

Social Cognitive Development Lab
The Social Cognitive Development Lab is currently looking for volunteers interested in research! At the Social Cognitive Development Lab, we explore how children establish preferences for and beliefs about other people. Through our research, we hope to understand how preferences for and stereotypes about people are acquired and change across development on both a conscious and an unconscious level of processing. We […]