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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 […]

The Depression, Anxiety and Stress Lab
The Depression, Anxiety and Stress Lab
The Depression, Anxiety and Stress Lab in UBC’s department of psychology is conducting research to identify which kids are most at risk of mental illness during the transition from elementary to high school, and why. They invite families to participate if they have children who will be entering high school in September. Participating families will start with […]

Become a Research Assistant or Volunteer

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Social Health Lab
Social Health Lab
The Social Health Lab is currently seeking two dedicated volunteers to work on a research project focusing on issues concerning LGBTQ+ people. Volunteer research assistants will work closely with postdoctoral fellow Dr. Gu Li and other lab members. Responsibilities will involve creating study materials, recruiting participants, running experiments, among others, and will require a commitment of approximately 6-8 […]

The Social Cognition and Emotion Lab
The Social Cognition and Emotion Lab
The UBC Social Cognition and Emotion Lab is currently seeking dedicated volunteer research assistants to help conduct research on happiness. Research assistants will have the unique opportunity to collect data in various settings (lab and field) and to learn more about using psychological research to change real-world behaviours. Candidates will be expected to volunteer between […]

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 […]