Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Clinical Psychology

Addictive Behaviors Lab

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Our lab focuses on both the basic and applied investigation of addictive behaviors, particularly in the area of pathological gambling because this disorder allows us to study addiction in its "purest" form, i.e. without the confounding effects of substances.

Anxiety Disorders Research Program

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We are dedicated to using scientific know how, with a focus on anxiety disorders, to understand and ameliorate human suffering.

Center for Autism & Related Disabilities

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CARD Albany provides evidence-based training and support to families and professionals, and through ongoing research, contributes knowledge to the field of autism spectrum disorders.

Child & Family Experiences Project

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The main focus of our research is to examine the effects of family violence (e.g. childhood maltreatment, marital conflict, harsh parenting) and community violence (e.g. school, neighborhood) on long term adjustment.

Child Clinical & Developmental Lab

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The CCD Lab is devoted to the study of two areas of interest: a) developmental psychopathology and b) pediatric psychology. Research studies conducted at the CCD Lab have examined the development of problem behaviors in a variety of child populations, ranging from preschoolers in a Head Start program to children with chronic medical conditions.

Habits and Lifestyles Laboratory

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The research conducted focuses on Substance Use & Abuse, Emotion Regulation, the Role of Expectancies, Statistical Methods, Clinical Psychopathology, and even Meditation. One of Dr. Earleywine's passions is Marijuana research and policy.

Health Behaviors Laboratory

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Work in our lab examines a range of health- and health-compromising behaviors related to food intake and body weight, substance use and misuse, non-substance/ behavioral addictions, and living with chronic illness.

Psychotherapy and Behavior Change Research Lab

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The Psychotherapy and Behavior Change Research Lab conducts research that spans two overlapping areas: psychotherapy process and outcome, and the integration of science and practice.

Weight and Eating Disorders Lab

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We conduct research on a wide variety of topics related to eating behavior, eating disorders, obesity, and body image disturbances.