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WSU Department of Psychology Behavioral Neuroscience Lab

Prospective Students

Interested in joining the lab?


Undergraduate students

The Behavioral Neuroscience Lab seeks motivated and enthusiastic undergraduate research assistants who can commit >6 hours a week in exchange for course credit (Psych 498). Undergrad RAs participate in a wide range of research-related tasks, including training animals to self-administer drugs, intracranial surgeries, and collecting electrophysiology data. RAs who demonstrate independence are welcome to propose research projects or take on a leadership role in an ongoing project. RAs are expected to attend and contribute to weekly lab meetings.

To apply, complete this application and email it to Dr. Henricks at We will contact you to set up an informal interview.

Graduate students

The Behavioral Neuroscience Lab will be recruiting a Ph.D. student for the experimental psychology program to begin Fall 2023. Interested students should apply to the Experimental Psychology program through the WSU graduate school. The WSU Experimental Psychology graduate program offers a fully funded (tuition paid and stipend) five-year program. For more info on applying to the WSU PhD program in psychology please visit the FAQ page.

Prospective students are encouraged to contact Dr. Henricks ( for more information. Please include a brief summary of your research interests and career goals.