Students who would like to pursue independent research in the Department of Psychology can arrange with a faculty member to do so for course credit.
To get started:
- Choose a faculty member whose research is in alignment with your interests. Browse each faculty member's areas of research and review each lab website thoroughly. This will give you a lot of information, including the size of the lab, the types of projects currently being pursued, and recent publications.
- Meet with the faculty member you would like to work with to discuss opportunities to work in his/her lab.
- Once you have found and been accepted into a lab, you can register for PSYCH 195 to receive academic credit. Each faculty member has his/her own PSYCH 195 section. The general formula for determining units is: 1 unit = 3 hours of work per week.