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Facilities

As a student in any Department of Psychology program, you benefit from UNE's extraordinary resources.

Labs

classroomDept. Teaching Classroom

The department has a dedicated teaching classroom that allows students the opportunity to work closely with their faculty and peers in hands-on activities. Many of our classes with applied contents are taught in this classroom in addition to some of our labs.

Two female students observe and record a fish's behaviorPsychology Labs

In these spaces, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects involving Psychology faculty members. Projects have included memory processes underlying reading comprehension, how explicit and implicit self and relationship processes influence how people navigate the ups and downs of daily life

A female student arranges a sample on a microscope slide Neuroscience Labs

Our faculty members with expertise in the neurosciences have labs dedicated to their research into topics concerning learning and memory, cognition and development, psychopharmacology, and drug addiction and pain. 

Closeup of a fish in an aquarium tankAnimal Behavior Labs

In these labs, you have chances to work with faculty on a variety of research projects, such as ones investigating conservation genetics, wildlife conservation, and how pharmaceuticals, endocrine disrupting chemicals, and other pollutants affect the behavior of the fish.

Centers for Excellence

CENCenter for Excellence in Neuroscience

The Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences 
sponsors research opportunities for Neuroscience majors. The Center organizes a Neuroscience Summer Scholars Program, supporting Neuroscience majors with their summer research projects. Summer scholars attend the summer seminar series, which brings in researchers from around the world, and present their experimental results at a research fair held at the conclusion of the summer.

Joe Wolfberg speaks with COM studentsCenter for Excellence in Aging and Health

The Center for Excellence in Aging and Health promotes innovative, interprofessional research and programming to extend healthspan, enhance well-being, celebrate personal legacies, and disseminate professional best practices for the benefit of aging adults wherever they call home. Psychology faculty are active parts of the center and students working with these faculty have the opportunity to explore issues of aging.

cobreCenter of Biomedical Research Excellence for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function

Center of Biomedical Research Excellence for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function, dedicated to understanding the neurobiology of pain and the development of novel therapies.

 

Additional Resources

  • Microscope Core, Behavioral Core, and Histology and Imaging Core for specialized instrumentation and equipment
  • 15+ faculty research labs
  • Colleges of osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and health professions for cross-disciplinary collaboration
  • Makerspace for building models of technological solutions