Psychology and Neuroscience majors are helping to map the brain, understand the human mind, combat social ills, and use the power of psychological science to develop and disseminate highly effective treatments for mental and behavioral health problems.
About 300 undergraduates take advantage of the opportunity to conduct research with PBS faculty members each year.
Exactly what you might do as a research assistant (RA) depends on the lab to which you apply. You may help create materials used in a study, recruit or interview participants, or analyze data. You'll have support - members of the lab will show you the ropes.