Psychology Participant Pool (Sona)

This page contains all of the information you need to take part in the Psychology Participant Pool as either a participant or researcher.  If you have questions about the pool, please contact the pool administrators.

Resources for Undergraduate Student Participants:

The following documents are intended for any students enrolled in psychology courses that allow you to participate in research for partial course credit.

Instructions for students Winter 2024: All students should read this document. It describes pool-related procedures, such as how to create an account and sign up for studies, along with important dates for the term. Go to: Winter 2024 Instructions PDF format.

Alternative Assignment for Research Participation Credits Winter 2024:This document describes all the information you need to know if you would prefer to complete an alternate assignment in place of research participation. Go to: Winter 2024 Alternate Instructions PDF format.




Resources for Researchers:

All researchers should read the Procedural Manual for Researchers every year they use the participant pool.

How do I create an online survey? Download our tutorial Creating an Online Survey. If this tutorial is not sufficient feel free to email the pool administrators for a copy of the advanced user manual.