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  • Students work in Prof. Ramirez' lab

    Our students learn to use state-of-the-art equipment and software for hands-on learning and in-depth research.

Facilities and Equipment

Psychology students have access to unique and cutting edge equipment as well as computer programs for running statistical analyses and other facilities that support research.

Facilities (Research and Teaching Laboratories)

Our facilities include:

Statistics Laboratory

Child Development Laboratory (Prof. Diana Leyva)

Clinical Laboratory (Prof. Laura Sockol)

Cognitive Aging Laboratory (Prof. Kristi Multhaup)

Cognitive Psychology Laboratory (Prof. Greta Munger)

Industrial/Organizational Laboratory (Profs. Scott Tonidandel and John Kello)

Social Psychology Laboratory (Prof. Jess Good)

Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory (Prof. Julio Ramirez)

Psychopharmacology Laboratory (Prof. Mark Smith)

Behavioral Testing Laboratory

Operant Laboratory

Physiology Laboratory

Neuroscience and Psychopharmacology Equipment

In the behavioral neuroscience, pharmacology, and related laboratories, we have:

Stereotaxic Instruments

Surgical Microscopes


Fume Hoods

Rotorod Treadmill

Conditioned Place Preference Apparatus

Locomotor Activity Chamber

Operant Chambers


Radial Arm maze

Locomotor Activity Chamber - Rotacount

Operant Chambers

Neurophysiology Rigs

Vibration Isolation Tables

Statistical Analysis Software

Available in the statistics computer laboratory and most other psychology labs, we have:

IBM SPSS Statistics (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences)

R (The R Project for Statistical Computing)

R Studio

Stata: Data Analysis and Statistical Software

Specialized Software and Interfacing Equipment

Available in labs that work with human subjects, we have:




Cedrus Response Pads

Various video editing softwares