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Centres & Labs

Our psychology and neuroscience faculty members conduct research in laboratories, alongside doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, and undergraduate research assistants. 

From visual development to sexual health, lab-based research allows faculty to connect with Dalhousie students and outside community members to better their knowledge in their field.  

Undergraduates looking to participate in research studies for class credit or other payment can access the list of available studies through SONA. 

Labs Principal Investigator Contact information
Language and Literacy Lab Helene Deacon 902-494-3229
Invertebrate Behavioural Physiology Lab Shelley Adamo 902-494-8853
Substance Use and Addictions Lab Sean Barrett 902-494-4596
Behavioural Genetics Lab Richard Brown 902-494-2036
Centre for Pediatric Pain Research Christine Chambers 902-470-8877
Learning, Attention, Behaviour and Sleep Lab Penny Corkum 902-494-5177
Vision Group
Nathan Crowder 902-494-6025
Canine Behaviour Laboratory Simon Gadbois 902-494-8848
Early Learning Lab Sophie Jacques 902-494-8055
Clinical and Cognitive Neuropsychology Shannon Johnson 902-494-4819
Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory Ray Klein
Visual Cognition Laboratory Patricia McMullen 902-494-7025
Laboratory of Invertebrate Neurobiology Ian Meinertzhagen 902-494-3746
Early Social Development Laboratory Chris Moore 902-494-6106
Neurocognitive Imaging Laboratory Aaron Newman 902-494-1911
Hearing Research Laboratory Dennis Phillips 902-494-2383
Couples and Sexual Health Laboratory
Natalie Rosen 902-494-4223
Personality Research Team Simon Sherry 902-494-7719
Addictions and Mental Health Sherry Stewart 902-494-3793
Early Environment & Adult Resiliency Lab Tara Perrot 902-494-2269
Songbird Neurobiology Lab Leslie Phillmore 902-494-2794