The Social Psychology Laboratory is located on the third floor of Thomas Hall, #308. This lab supports Dr. Mattingly’s research on relationships, the self, and social processes. The research suite is equipped with two cubicles and a one-way mirror that allows for unobtrusive observation. In addition, the laboratory utilizes various research software packages.
The Reinka Outcomes of Stigma Experiences (ROSE) Lab is located on the third floor of Thomas Hall, #321. This lab supports Dr. Reinka’s research on stigma, stress, coping, and the health outcomes thereof. The research suite is equipped with multiple computer stations and physiological measurement capabilities.
BIOPAC is a customizable psychophysiological measurement system. The ROSE lab is able to measure cardiac responses using EKG, HRV, and impedance cardiography.
E-Prime is a behavioral research presentation software used to run in-lab experiments. Primarily used as a stimulus presentation software, E-Prime can also be used to collect self-report data, and can be integrated with BIOPAC software for accurate psychophysiological response analysis.
Inquisit (by Millisecond) is a software package that allows psychologists to create and administer a wide range of computer-based experiments. Most common to social psychological research, this program allows for reaction time measurements, subliminal priming, tests of implicit associations, and manipulations of social inclusion, just to name a few.
Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) is a text analysis software package that quantitatively analyzes the degree to which people use different categories of words, such as emotional valenced and self-referent words. The program quickly and efficiently assists researchers in coding open-response text for key constructs.