Research In Psychology


Spring 2021

A week of focused information about the Undergrad Student Research experience in Psychology

Getting started

Day 1

Welcome to Research in Psychology Week!

We are excited to offer undergraduate students this opportunity to explore current Psychology research labs and projects. You will be able to: learn about our faculty, hear from other students, and consult with our advising staff this week. Today, start to explore this website and watch the Introduction video. Afterwards, explore some previous event recordings, follow the to-do list, and make your plan for the week.

Internship Panel

Day 2

Your real-world experience through internships may help you determine who or what topic you want to study in the field of Psychology.

Join this exciting opportunity to hear from current students involved in internships! Student internship sites include: Andrew's residence, The Arc Minnesota, Riesco Inc., and Washburn Center for Children.

Check out Facutly Flipgrids!

Day 3

Would you like to hear from our faculty and find out their current research interests? We have uploaded short videos from our faculty onto Flipgrid! Open the Flipgrid research fair link below to begin exploring faculty and research opportunities from all areas of psychology!
  • Cognitive and Brain Sciences (CAB)
  • Clinical (CSPR) - Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research
  • Counseling
  • Industrial/Organizational (I/O)
  • Social
  • Personality, Individual Differences and Behavior Genetics (PIB)
  • Quantitative/Psychometric Methods (QPM)

Research with Rucha

Picture of the speaker: Rucha

Day 4

Today, we are featuring our Peer Advisor, Rucha, to talk about research lab applications, research experience, and other campus resources. Rucha is a junior majoring in psychology with minors in neuroscience and developmental psychology. She has been involved in the following labs:
  • Research assistant for the PTAD Lab in the Psychiatry Department.
  • Research assistant for the FamiLee Lab in the psychology department.
She is happy to chat about all things research and about ways to make connections within the major.
Past Event: Where: Online (Zoom link below)When: 2:00pm- 3:00pmWho: Psychology Advising.
Explore ICD Research
A young kid wearing EEG headset in a lab

Day 5

On this final day of Research in Psychology Week - we highlight research outside of the Department of Psychology.
Find more research opportunities through our list of Psychology Adjunct Faculty that may serve as mentors for PSY 4993 credit.
And, check out the amazing research opportunities in the Institute for Child Development (ICD)! Explore ICD's research page, research lab videos (link below).
Note: CPSY 4994 credit may be applied to the Psychology Major and meets the requirement for Psychology Elective credit and for the PSY BS Capstone requirement for PSY 4/5993. Inquire about taking CPSY 4994 for 3 credits as a PSY Major.