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

Facilities and Equipment

The Psychology Department is housed in the E. Craig Wall Jr. Academic Center.  Our 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:

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 (Prof. John Kello)

Social Psychology Laboratory (Prof. Jess Good)

Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory (Prof. Julio Ramirez)

     Operant Laboratory

     Physiology Laboratory

     Behavioral Testing Laboratory

Psychopharmacology Laboratory (Prof. Mark Smith)

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

Human Subject Laboratory Equipment

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




Cedrus Response Pads

Various video editing softwares

Statistical Analysis Software

Available in computer 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