You can join teams of undergraduate researchers, under the direction of psychology and neuroscience faculty, in the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab to identify and plan projects, run data collection sessions, prepare and analyze the data and write and present the results. You have a variety of research tools at your disposal.
There are five general purpose cognitive psychology research stations, each equipped with E-Prime laboratory software, Matlab and the SPSS statistical analysis package. There is also advanced psychophysiology measurement equipment that records muscle activity (EMG), skin temperature and skin conductance (EDA). A 24-channel Electroencephalogram (EEG) data acquisition system is used to study brain activity related to music, language and attention.
The location of eye fixations is closely related to what the brain is attending to and processing at any given moment which is why we added an SMI Red 500 eye tracking system. It includes eye tracking glasses that can be worn while shopping, driving and many other activities that can’t be reproduced in the lab.