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