Professors Luncheon

Missed out on the Meet the Prof night? Don’t worry! PAUSE will be having Professors Luncheon throughout March for students to come in and interact with Professors, so save the following dates!

Waffles with Walker – March 12, 11-1 pm in the Meeting Room

Grilled Cheese and Coffee with Gerlai and Chambers – March 18th, 11-1 pm in The Red Room

Krispy Kreme & Coffee with Fukuda, VanderLaan, Ronfard, and Holmes – March 19th, 12:30-3 pm in the Red Room

Muffins with Monks and Martin – March 22nd, 11-1 pm in the Red Room

Bagels with Beston & Schimmack – March 27th, 12-2 pm in the Red Room

Mark your calendars and don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet these psychology professors. Bring your friends and come down for a lunch on PAUSE.

RAD Lab: Research Assistant Positions Open!

Research Lab #3: RAD Lab 

The Regulatory and Affective Dynamics (RAD) Lab at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) is dedicated to understanding how emotions and regulatory responses unfold over time to determine a person’s sense of well-being. The RAD Lab is part of the Department of Psychology at UTM, and part of the Health, Adaptation, and Well-Being Cluster of the department. More at:

RAD Lab is currently looking for volunteers interested in research assistant positions.

Intereseted undergrads should fill out the RA application form at:

RAs RAD lab

HART Lab: Research Assistants Positions Open!

Research Lab #2: HART Lab 

The HART lab is seeking volunteers who are interested in gaining experience with human research and are available to come to the Mississauga campus (Deerfield Hall). This study will involve monitoring and recording participant heart rate and may especially be of interest to those interested in health psychology, psychophysiology, and/or social justice research.

Volunteers will be asked to be present in the lab at set times for between 1.5 to 10.5 hours per week. This amount of time is flexible, will vary by week, and will depend on the number of volunteers hired.

Preference will be given to students in their 3rd and 4th (or higher) year of their degree. No prior experience with physiology research is necessary.

If you are interested in this position, please email Monica Ghabrial at Be sure to state your program, year of study, your GPA, and briefly describe (1-3 sentences) any past research experience.

Research Position poster 2

PAL Lab: Research Assistants Positions Open!

Research Lab #1: Perception Action and Language Laboratory 

Perception Action and Language Laboratory is looking for new volunteers to help with exciting research conducted at their laboratory at UTM!  This research focuses on aspects of real-time language processing in adults and draws on a range of high-tech methodologies including eye tracking and social robotics.

These positions are ideal for students with a background in the psychology of language, linguistics and/or cognitive/perceptual psychology.

Duties may include: the engineering of experimental stimuli, meeting participants and conducting interview, testing participants in experiments, and aspects of data analysis.

If you are interested, please send an unofficial transcript and a cover letter detailing any relevant experience to Professor Craig Chambers at

Research Position poster



PAUSE Health & Wellness Fair

And PAUSE is back with another event!

We will be holding a Health & Wellness Fair this Wednesday, November 28 in CCT Atrium from 2-6 pm

Be sure to come down and also bring your friends to learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), enjoy some exam destressors , win amazing prizes and have lots of free food!

So come down to our table to say hello and end your semester with a destressing event! We hope to see you there.


Cafe P.A.U.S.E


Join us on October 2nd, 4-6 PM, in the Presentation Room at the Student Centre for our Academic Mentorship Event, CAFE P.A.U.S.E!

This is a great opportunity to get a feel for the Psychology program at UTM by talking to upper year students!

Interested Upper Year students can also sign on to be a mentor by following the link below and get volunteer experience! WE HOPE WE SEE EVERYONE THERE :-


Hello Students!

Are you taking PSY100 this year? Are you looking for new studying strategies to excel in your courses?

We have just the right tool for you!

The PSY100 FSG team (Facilitated Study Groups) organized by Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC) is starting their sessions this week.

They will help you prepare for the eight tests and the exam in PSY100. Here are the locations and times of their sessions:

Monday 12-1pm, IB210
Tuesday 12-1pm, DV1158B
Wednesday 2-1pm, DV1158A
Please feel free to touch base with RGASC if you have any questions/concerns.

Volunteer Assistants

Hello Folks!

PAUSE is excited to announce its volunteers assistants for 2018-2019.

Marketing Assistants: Saif Rahman, Ginuha Radhananthan, Cindy Nguyen & Pranav P.Sharma

Event Assistants: Taylor Maccarone, Grace Wang, Halima Isse & Liliana Tehrani

Office Assistants: Joyce Miguel, Hiba Ikram, Mo Cui (Eric), Mubeen Choudry, Afnan Alayed, Samiha Ahmed

We hope our team is able to deliver the best possible services and events to psychology students at UTM. We also hope that we are able to represent the UTM psychology students to the best of our ability.