The CALLA Lab (Cognitive Agility across the Lifespan via Learning and Attention) is seeking part-time Undergraduate Research Assistants under the supervision of Dr. Rachel Wu. Research assistants will participate in all aspects of projects on visual attention and learning in infants, children, young adults, and older adults. Successful candidates will learn to conduct studies using EEG, eye-tracking, and reaction time/accuracy measures.
The required time commitment is 2+ quarters for 6+ hours per week, unless you are part of the 10-week NSF REU program. If you are not applying for the NSF REU program, please indicate whether you are interested in receiving research credit.
Help running studies with infants, children, undergrads, and older adults
Scheduling participants for studies
Designing attention and learning studies
Analyzing EEG, eye-tracking, and behavioral data and discussing the results
Demonstrates interest in cognitive science
Gets along well with other people
Demonstrates forward thinking to perform tasks independently and efficiently
Has excellent communication skills with young children and families
Detail-oriented, motivated, creative, and organized
3.0+ GPA in psychology or related cognitive science fields
Experience with Word, Excel, and Powerpoint/Keynote
Successfully passes a background check
Able to write clearly for any audience
Experience with eye-tracking methods
Experience with SPSS, R, or other statistical software
Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator
Experience with Matlab
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If your availability and experience fit with the lab's needs, we will contact you to schedule a meeting to provide you more information about the lab. If there are no positions available at this time, we will keep your information on file and contact you in the future. Please email UCR.email@example.com
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