The Behavioral Research Lab at the Kogod School of Business is located on the school's terrace level. The first of its kind at American University, the lab provides researchers the opportunity to develop and conduct research studies in a sophisticated and controlled laboratory environment.
Kogod students have opportunities to help develop, participate in and learn from the research studies being conducted in the lab.
About the Lab
The Behavioral Research Lab consists of one large room with twelve (12) networked computer workstations and three conference tables.
Additional features include a large whiteboard, audio and video projection capabilities and video recording equipment. The computers are equipped with software including Media Lab and Direct RT.
In addition, a new Eye Tracking Lab has been added to the facility.
Lab Procedures and Policies
The Behavioral Research Lab and the Eye Tracking Lab are currently used by the Kogod faculty to conduct research. While priority is given to those with a Kogod School of Business affiliation, researchers outside of Kogod are able to reserve and use the lab, depending on availability, for a fee.
- Lab priority is given to those with a Kogod School of Business affiliation.
- Lab reservation requests may be submitted up to sixty (60) days in advance.
- Behavioral Research Lab equipment may be used in the Lab space only.
- Lab reservation hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Each individual researcher is responsible for arranging for and scheduling participants.
- All Behavioral Research Lab users must be trained on the equipment they will be using. Please contact the Behavioral Research Lab Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a training session.
- Research projects take top priority over all other uses of the Behavioral Research Lab.
- Research conducted in the Lab must be in compliance with standards set by the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB). Please click here for information and forms related to the human subjects approval process.
Behavioral Research Lab
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016