Research in Psychology

Faculty Research Labs and Projects

Student Research Opportunities

The psychology department offers numerous types of opportunities to gain research experience in the field of psychology. These opportunities may be anything from volunteer positions, to hourly employment, to guided research. Below is a list of current openings and needs that department faculty are either actively recruiting for or are interested in pursuing in the near future. Be sure to read the descriptions carefully and contact the appropriate faculty member to express your interest or ask questions. 

PsyTE Lab - Dr. Baker - Learn More! 

Music Cognition and Aesthetics Lab  - Dr. Amy Belfi - Learn More!

  • Ongoing recruitment

Perceptual Psychology Lab - Dr. Devin Burns - Learn More!

Subtle Bias Lab - Dr. Cundiff - Learn More!

SIM-AI Research Lab - Dr. Shank - Learn More

  • Ongoing recruitment


Undergraduate and Graduate Research Credit

First Year Research Experience (FYRE)

Opportunities for Undergraduate Research Experience (OURE)

Graduate Thesis Research


For questions, contact Dr. Susan MurrayChair, Department of Psychological Science

Contact: or call 573-341-4937