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Psychophysiology Lab

This lab is dedicated to research in personality and intelligence and to the training of undergraduate students on experimental methods in psychology with an emphasis on psychophysiological recording techniques.

Research

There are two current lines of research in the lab. The first project is aimed at understanding extraversion. The differences between introverts and extraverts in terms of sensory and motor activity is explored using different types of psychophysiological recording. the second project involves examining differences between individuals in cognitive ability. A comparison is made between standardized test scores and brain activity related to the automatic discrimination among tones.

Current Students

Honours 2014-2015 – Robyn Dean

Romantic Relationships and Extraversion

Advanced Biological Psychology Fall 2014

  • The class completes a project examining the relation between brain activity and personality measures such as extraversion, neuroticism, psychoticism, sensation seeking, agreeableness, contentiousness, and openness.