Why are so many Canadians financially illiterate?

University of Ottawa, Cognition and Emotion Laboratory, School of Psychology

Are you a resident of Canada who speaks English and is at least 18 years of age? Dr. Erin Maloney's Cognition and Emotion Lab is inviting you to take part in an online study in which you will answer a series of questions about yourself, mathematics, anxiety, and financial knowledge.

Your Impact

Managing money is part of daily life. But not all Canadians have the knowledge and skills to live within their means and feel in control of their financial lives. Your participation will help us understand the cognitive factors that contribute to financial illiteracy in Canada.

Eligibility Criteria

All genders

At least 18 years old

Resident of Canada


Study Tasks

Online survey


This study has been approved by the University of Ottawa's Research Ethics Board (H-06-20-5845)



Activity and Time



Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends, Overnight

30 minutes total, 1 session


$5 Amazon gift card

Study Address

This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!

You must be a resident in Canada, North America to join this study

Posting date: Jul 16, 2020

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