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Psychology Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Implicit and Unconscious Cognition

To find out about this 499 opportunity contact:

Contact name: Tony Greenwald
Email: agg@uw.edu

Faculty Information

Faculty Advisor: Anthony Greenwald
Professor
Department: Psychology
Telephone: (206) 543-7227
Email: agg@uw.edu

Does faculty advisor meet with students?

Yes
If yes, how often? Weekly

Direct supervisor of students:

Tony Greenwald
Supervisor Title: Graduate Research Associate
Will 499 students participate in weekly or biweekly discussions sessions about research or project? Yes

Short Project Description

This lab is in the area of Social-Personality and in Cognition-Perception. This lab uses original research techniques (e.g., subliminal priming and the Implicit Association Test) in the study of social cognition (including self-esteem, prejudice, and gender stereotypes) and the cognitive unconscious. To learn more, visit https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/ and http://faculty.washington.edu/agg/

Work Schedule

Min. number of hours/weekstudent must work: 6
Evenings/weekends OK? No
Times a student must bepresent/work: Flexible
Student commitment: 2 quarters

499 Responsibilities

Working with Data Working with Subjects Working with Animals/physiology
20 % data entry 0 % video taping 0 % animal care
20 % database management 10 % interview subjects 0 % animal observation
0 % encoding data 0 % scheduling appt 0 % surgical techniques
0 % library research 50 % running subjects 0 % histology
0 % data collection 0 % child care 0 % laboratory protocols
    0 % recruiting subjects    

Other:As a part of their research activities, 499s should gain the experience of running themselves at all the experiments they run (training for doing so will be provided). Opportunities are available for motivated and qualified students to begin research projects through the honors program.

Skills / Experience Preferred

Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access); punctuality