Valentine’s Special with Prof. Impett!

We all have Valentine’s day in our minds, whether in a good or bad way 😝 Why not learn about romantic relationships😍 from one of our leading relationship researchers, Professor Impett! You will also get the chance to get to know Prof Impett and meet fellow students! Grab your friends and significant others and see you there!!🥳

PSY100 Study Hall!

Taking PSY100? Stressed for a test? Need some extra review? Want to study better by studying with others ? If you said yes to any of these, we’ve got you covered! Come out and study with fellow students for PSY100 using our study hall!
We are also looking for mentors who did well in the course, so if you feel confident and want to mentor others, send us a message on our social media or send us an email!

See you there!!

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.