Undergraduate Research Opportunities

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Join a psychology research initiative

In the Department of Psychology at ASU Tempe, you'll have the potential to work with renowned faculty on research projects in more than 40 high-tech laboratories geared toward solving society’s biggest challenges across an array of scientific study including addiction, neuroscience, adolescence, stress, canine behavior, embodied cognition, emotion regulation, and so much more.

Psychology's research labs are a great way to experience scientifically-based applications to your coursework that will help develop your critical thinking and analytical skills to position you to excel in future endeavors -- particularly if you're considering graduate school where research experience can give you a competitive edge.

Research Opportunities

Title Research Area Semester Credits Course Credit Lab Director(s)
Ladd Lab Developmental Psychology Spring, Summer 2, 3 PSY399 or PSY499 Gary Ladd, PhD
Las Madres Nuevas (Luecken, Gonzales, Perez, Crnic) Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology Spring, Summer, Fall 1, 2, 3 PSY399 and PSY499 Linda Luecken, Nancy Gonzales, Keith Crnic, Marisol Perez
Learning and Cognition Lab Spring, Summer, Fall 1 Michelene Chi, PhD
Learning and Development Lab (Benitez) Developmental Psychology Spring, Summer, Fall 1, 2, 3 PSY399 and PSY499 Viridiana Benitez
Memory & Attention Control Lab (Brewer) Cognitive Science Spring, Summer, Fall 1, 2, 3 Either PSY 399 or PSY 499 Gene A. Brewer, PhD
Memory & Language Lab (Goldinger) Cognitive Science Spring, Fall 2, 3 Both PSY399, PSY499 Stephen Goldinger, PhD
Neuberg Lab Social Psychology Spring, Fall 3 PSY 399 Steven Neuberg, PhD
Neurobiology of Behavior in Addiction Laboratory Behavioral Neuroscience Spring, Summer, Fall 1, 2, 3 PSY 399; PSY 499 Cassandra Gipson-Reichardt, PhD
Parent-Child Relations Lab Clinical Psychology Spring, Summer, Fall 3 PSY399 and PSY499 Keith Crnic
PEARL Lab Cognitive Science Spring, Fall 1, 2, 3 Either PSY399 or PSY499 Michael McBeath, PhD
Psychology of Religion Social Psychology Spring, Fall 3 PSY 399 or PSY 499 Kathryn Johnson, PhD, Adam Cohen, PhD
Science of Learning and Educational Technology Lab (SoLET Lab) Cognitive Science Spring, Fall 3 PSY 399 & PSY 499 Danielle McNamara, PhD
Social Addictions Impulse Lab (Patock-Peckham) Clinical Psychology Spring, Summer, Fall 1, 2, 3 PSY399 and PSY499 Julie Patock-Peckham
Substance Use, Health, and Behavior Lab (Meier) Clinical Psychology Spring, Summer, Fall 1, 2, 3 PSY 399 & PSY 499 Madeline Meier, PhD

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