Research Labs | Department of Psychology

Research Labs

  • Boals Laboratory (PI: Dr. Adriel Boals): Research Focus: coping with stress and trauma, autobiographical memory, PTSD, and posttraumatic growth.


  • DEAR Laboratory (PI: Dr. Casey Guillot): Research Focus: disposition, emotion, and addiction research, with a current focus on anxiety and smoking.


  • Kelly Laboratory (PI: Dr. Kimberly Kelly): Research Focus: immune and endocrine systems involved in the stress response.


  • Neurocognitive Laboratory (PI: Dr. Anthony Ryals): Research Focus: how implicit and explicit processes interact within episodic memory.


  • Slavish Laboratory (PI: Dr.Danica Slavish): Research Focus: behavioral and physiological pathways linking sleep, stress, and health over time.


  • Teen ST.A.R. Laboratory (PI: Dr. Heidemarie Blumenthal): Research Focus: anxiety, substance abuse, and developmental psychopathology.

    • Currently taking new graduate students.


  • Sports and Exercise Psychophysiology Laboratory (PI: Dr. Ryan L. Olson) Research Focus: effects of acute and chronic exercise for improving neurocognitive function and mental health, and examining neurocognitive deficits and autonomic function in high-risk populations.
    • Currently taking new graduate students.


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