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The Department of Psychological Sciences
Northern Arizona University

National Science Foundation*
Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Summer 2013 - 2016 Research Internships in
Hojooba’ bee la’ hooniil,
Undergraduate Research into the Social Psychophysiology of Compassion

Dates for Summer 2016: June 4 - August 1
Application Deadline: March 15, 2016

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Northern Arizona University offers an exciting and intellectually stimulating Summer Research Internship in Hojooba’ bee la’ hooniil, Undergraduate Research into the Social Psychophysiology of Compassion (SPC) in Flagstaff the summer of 2016. This summer REU experience is designed to offer qualified undergraduates the opportunity to collaborate with Department doctoral faculty in all stages of psychological research, including generation of individualized research hypotheses related to faculty/student intern research interests, creation of an appropriate research methodology, configuration of research procedures and protocols, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, professional presentation of outcomes at local and regional/national conferences, and possible participation in publication manuscript preparation and submission. Interns will not only enjoy these direct, closely supervised, hands-on original research experiences in individual faculty laboratories provided by an experienced, productive, and stimulating faculty research mentor, but will also participate in educational seminars on various aspects of scientific research, professional educational and career development seminars, weekly noon science symposia, a variety of educational, cultural, environmental, and social activities, and co-participation of Psychology REU students with REU students from other programs in seminars, lectures, and local research presentations. Students will thus participate in a collegial manner in original, creative, and pioneering psychological research. Click on the links below for a more detailed description of the summer activities.


Research Topics


Who Should Apply

*This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1263396. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.