Are you interested in becoming a research assistant in a faculty lab?

This valuable experience may provide you with practice in entering data, running participants, analyzing results, helping to prepare manuscripts, and going to conferences to present data. In addition, with hard work you can receive a faculty reference letter that you may use in applying to graduate school or a future career.

Our faculty have many different research interests, including:
academic success, addiction, ADHD, adjustment, anxiety, aversive conditioning, clinical cognition, cognitive aging, cognitive neuroscience, decision-making, depression, disruptive behavior disorders, drug use, gender, gerontology, insomnia and nightmare treatment, interpersonal relationships, juvenile delinquency, memory, minority studies, motivation, parenting, personality, persuasion, preventative health behaviors, problem solving, psychometrics, sensation and perception, sexual assault, signal detection theory, skill acquisition, social influence, suicidal behavior, unconscious perception, and more!

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If a faculty member agrees to accept you into their lab, you will complete a PSY 4000 contract (available in the Main Office).