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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 […]

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MAGIC Lab
MAGIC Lab
Interested in learning about how people’s goals and motivations interact with their beliefs and ideologies? Then join the Motivation And Goals In Context Lab! We are seeking enthusiastic and committed volunteers who can commit to a consistent number of hours (ideally 6-9 hours) per week. Suitable candidates will also have taken PSYC 101, 102, and 217, with at least a […]

Social Cognitive Development Lab
Social Cognitive Development Lab
The Social Cognitive Development Lab is currently looking for volunteers interested in research! The Social Cognitive Development Lab explores 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 will be looking for volunteers […]

Health and Adult Development Lab
Health and Adult Development Lab
The UBC Health and Adult Development Lab GRIP Team is looking for 3-5 Volunteer Research Assistants to join us! The current project will be relevant if you’re looking for experience working with community participants in a research setting. The GRIP Project is currently investigating how partners can help each other accomplish goals that are difficult […]