Thursday, July 22, 2021

Research Assistant Positions with The Decision, Attention, and Memory Lab!

Description: 
The DAM Lab conducts behavioral research focused on learning, memory, and decision making. Undergraduate researchers will work closely with a graduate student, post-doc, or faculty member in the lab on a specific project. In addition, to reach duties, students will complete a literature review and annotated bibliography in a research area of their choosing (within the scope of the lab). This literature review will motivate a research proposal that will serve as the final project. We 
also hold weekly lab meetings where students 
acquire a broad understanding of major theories 
and empirical findings relevant to learning, memory, 
and/or decision making.

Responsibilities:
-Data Collection
-Literature Review & Research Summaries
-Data Coding
-Meetings with Research Mentor
-Lab Meetings
-Research Proposal

Qualifications:
-Interest in gaining hands-on research experience
-Interest in Cognitive Science
-Previously taken PSYC300 and/or PSYC341
-Ability to register for 9 hours/3 credits of PSCY479
-Please see department guidelines for other PSYC479 requirements


Please contact
umd.damlab@gmail.com if you are interested in joining the lab!