Student research involvement is a fundamental educational goal for the Psychology Department.
Students can participate in many ways including
- Serve as a participant in a research study. Click here to enroll.
- Assist faculty with active research projects and labs. Click on the individual Research Lab for information on how to join.
- Present and publish research. Each year, we take 20-40 students to present their work at professional conferences.
- Elect to take Senior Honors Thesis, where you will design and carry out your own research project.
Here’s a sampling of what you will find in our Research Labs
- Social perceptions from facial cues - Behavioral Endocrinology Research Lab
- Visual speech information – Cognition Lab
- Perceived stress as a predictor of college student’s self-esteem and school connectedness – Cultural Diversity & Adolescent Development Research Lab
- Functional architecture of neural circuits – Behavioral Neuroscience Lab
- Social justice: attitudes towards Hispanics/Latinos – Intergroup Relations Lab
- The state of American protest: Shared anger and populism – Social Identity and Social Influence Lab
- Examine the role of community within marginalized sexual identities – Sex Research and Education Lab