The Department of Psychology, the School of Media and Communication, and the Department of Computer Science house a number of research laboratories where students can pursue their research interests in cognition. Students are encouraged to seek opportunities to conduct collaborative research across areas.  (Prospective students must apply to a specific department or school).   


Richard Anderson (psychology) 
complex cognition; judgment; reasoning; memory

Rick Busselle (telecommunications) 
engagement with narratives; perceived realism of stories; social construction of reality through media

Dale Klopfer (psychology)
visual cognition; spatial-working memory; interaction between linguistic and perceptual representations of perceptual attributes