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@HEART; Healthy Experiences Across Relationships and Transitions lab (Ha)

Keywords: adolescence, romantic relationships, multidisciplinary research, developmental psychopathology, culture, health, stress physiology

Addiction Neuroscience Laboratory (Olive)

Keywords:  drug addiction; psychostimulants; opiates; alcohol; glutamate; behavioral pharmacology; optogenetics; preclinical models

Adolescent Stress and Emotion Lab (Doane)

Keywords:  adolescence; transition to college; stress physiology; sleep; health behaviors; ecological momentary assessment

Applied Behavior Analysis Lab

Research Areas:

  • Language Assessment and Development (Generativity)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • PEAK Relational Training System
  • Relational Frame Theory (RFT)
  • Functional Assessment
  • Functional Analysis Technologies
  • Organizational Behavior Management (OBM)
  • Behavioral Skills Training (BST)
  • School-Based Interventions

Join the Lab: 

if you are interested in joining the lab, please contact Dr. Adam D. Hahs at adhahs@asu.edu and/or Dr. Don Stenhoff at dstenhoff@asu.edu.

Basic Behavioral Processes Lab (Sanabria)

Keywords:  learning; time perception; response inhibition; choice; animal models; computational models

Behavioral Alcohol Research for Clinical Advancement (Corbin)

Keywords: alcohol, college, subjective response, prevention, self-control, personality, expectancies, context, comorbidity

Behavioral Neuroscience of Memory & Aging (Bimonte-Nelson)

Keywords:  learning; memory; behavior; estrogen; progesterone; hormone; menopause; maze

Behavioral Neuroscience Research in Stress (Conrad)

Keywords:  stress; spatial memory; hippocampus; neural plasticity; anxiety; corticosterone; rodent behavior; PTSD

Body Image Research and Health Disparities (BIRHD)

Body Image Research and Health Disparities (BIRHD) (Perez)

Keywords: Body Project; body acceptance; body dissatisfaction; eating disorders; minorities; childhood obesity; prevention; eating

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Canine Science Collaboratory (Wynne)

Keywords:  dog; wolf; human-dog interaction; behavior; welfare; cognition, Going to the Dogs

Child Emotion Center (Lemery-Chalfant)

Keywords:  behavior genetic; twin; development; risk; resilience; temperament; psychopathology; sleep; pain; health

Cooperation and Conflict Lab (Aktipis)

Keywords:  evolution of cooperation; human sharing; cancer evolution; genetic conflict; microbiome and behavior

Courage Lab

Courage (Pina)

Keywords:  anxiety; children; adolescents; prevention; treatment; culture; diversity; minority; ethnicity

Culture and Decision Science Network Lab (Kwan)

Keywords:  self; culture; social psychology; personality; anthropomorphism; cyberpsychology; sustainability

Culture and Ecology Lab (Varnum)

Keywords: culture; social class; cultural change; neuroscience; ecology; evolution

Culture and Prevention Research Lab (Gonzales)

Keywords:  culture; context; prevention; family; development; children & youth; mental health; achievement; Latino

Culture, Adaptation, Religion, Morality, Anthropomorphism Lab (CARMA) (Cohen)

Culture, Adaptation, Religion, Morality, Anthropomorphism

Decision Neuroscience Laboratory (McClure)

Keywords:  cognitive neuroscience; fMRI; reward; decision-making; learning

Dissemination and Implementation for Health Equity (Berkel)

Keywords: dissemination & implementation research; health disparities; prevention; culture; primary care; parenting

Dynamics of Perception, Action, & Cognition (Amazeen)

Keywords: complexity; coordination; vision; touch; motor skills; physiological processes; handedness; learning; attention

EEG Lab (Blais & Brewer)

Event related potentials; EEG; cognitive neuroscience; social neuroscience; cognitive control; selective attention; memory; SES


Embodied Games Lab (Johnson-Glenberg) - Cognitive Science Affiliate

Games for learning and health, STEM education, cognitive change, Virtual Reality (VR) therapies during hospital stays,  Nutrition science, Efficacy related to XR experiences

Emerging Minds Lab (Lucca)

In our lab, we investigate how infants and young children learn about the world around them

Emotion Regulation & Health (Davis)

Keywords:  chronic pain; resilience; mindfulness; well-being

Evolution, Ecology, and Social Behavior Lab (Dr. Neuberg)

Keywords: stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination; stigma; fundamental social motives; social cognition; religion and conflict; evolutionary approaches to social behavior; ecology and culture; life satisfaction; overweight/obesity; person perception; social exclusion

Evolutionary Social Cognition Lab (Kenrick-Neuberg-Becker)

Our Functional Social Cognition Lab explores the processes that influence the selective and automatic direction of our limited perceptual and cognitive resources. We've been developing a conceptual framework that begins to articulate the role that fundamental social goals play in governing these processes. We focus, in particular, on the ways in which self-protection, mating, status-striving, social affiliation, and disease avoidance goals selectively facilitate attention toward people who have characteristics relevant to those goals. Integrating theory and research on selective attention processes, the influence of goals on social cognition and behavior, and evolutionary/ecological theories of motivation and social cognition, our framework yields novel hypotheses about how social goals influence attention to, perceptions of, and cognitions about individuals who differ in gender, physical attractiveness, and ethnicity.

Genes, Environment, and Youth Development (Su)

Keywords: gene-environment interplay, substance use, family relationships, adolescence, young adulthood, ethnic/racial minority, health disparities

Health and Coping Lab (Luecken)

Keywords:  childhood adversity; cortisol; health; culture; self-regulation

Health and Developmental Methods Lab (Grimm)

Keywords: Longitudinal data analysis, data mining, structural equation modeling, mixture modeling

Karoly Lab (Karoly)

Keywords:  goal cognition; chronic pain; self-regulation

Laboratory for Embodied Cognition (Glenberg)

Keywords:  embodied cognition; language comprehension; embodied reading comprehension intervention (EMBRACE); cognitive neuroscience; joint action and mirror neuron system

Learning and Development Lab (Benitez)

Keywords: cognitive development, word learning, attention, language acquisition, statistical learning, bilingualism


Lifespan Development Lab (Infurna)

Keywords: resilience to major life stressors; psychosocial and health development; healthy aging; midlife; longitudinal research methodology

Memory & Language Lab (Goldinger)

Keywords: visual attention, face perception, eye-tracking, pupillary changes, language processing.

Memory and Attention Control Lab


Undergraduate Research Opportunities: https://psychology.clas.asu.edu/content/memory-attention-control-lab-brewer

Our research projects investigate human memory and attention capabilities and how they support a wide range of behaviors.

Research in the Memory and Attention Control Laboratory entails attending lab meetings, scoring cognitive data, and helping participants complete experiments.  These experiments are typically conducted in the laboratory on personal computing stations.

Parenting Young Children Lab (Winslow)

Keywords:  prevention; parenting skills; intervention engagement

Pathways of Risk and Resilience Lab (Chassin)

Keywords:  alcohol; cigarette smoking; longitudinal studies; intergenerational transmission

Prevention Programs for At-risk Youths (Wolchik)

Keywords:  parental divorce; at-risk youth; preventive interventions

Prototype Abstraction Lab (Homa)

Keywords:  category theory, dynamic scene processing, attention, face processing, attention, memory search

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Relationship Dynamics Lab (Dishion)

Keywords:  Dual acquisition EEG; direct observations; social interaction patterns; social neuroscience; psychophysiological neurocognitive assessments; relationship dynamics; romantic relationships; peer relationships; parent-child relationships

Science of Learning and Educational Technology (McNamara)

Keywords:  knowledge acquisition; reading comprehension; writing; strategies; self-explanation; writing assessment; intelligent tutoring systems; tutoring; games; computational linguistics; learning analytics


Social Addictions Impulse Lab (Patock-Peckham)

Keywords:  Alcohol, Impaired Control Over Drinking, Parenting Styles, Self-regulation, Trait and State Impulsivity, Trauma, Secrets, Resiliency, and Social Influence.

SPLAT Lab (Shiota)

Keywords: emotion; close relationships; psychophysiology; nonverbal expression; social cognition; positive psychology

Substance Use, Health and Behavior Lab (Meier)

Keywords:  cannabis/marijuana; substance use; psychosis; retinal imaging 


The SOCIAL Neurobiology lab (Verpeut)

keywords: cerebellum, social, development, cognition, autism

Theory of Mind / Father and Divorce Labs (Fabricius)

Keywords: theory of mind; social cognitive development; divorce; fathers; parent-child relationships

Visual Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory

Visual Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory

We study neural and cognitive mechanisms that allow us to maintain stable visual experience of the world despite noisy sensory representations. We investigate a broad set of research topics, including visual attention, visual working memory, and perceptual decision making using psychophysics, computational modeling along with EEG/ERPs.