The School of Applied Psychology in UCC is research active department with many researcher investigating important aspects of human psychology. Several groups are currently looking for interns to help with research projects over the summer months. Please see each project description below. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in gaining valuable research experience. Additional to each individual project, we will also conduct regular workshops where interns can gain valuable skills on a broad range of research topics and techniques. All interns will be allowed to take part in these workshops.
Neuro-correlates of Exercise and cognitive enhancement
There is emerging evidence that physical exercise improves not only the body, but the brain as well. This project is looking for several interns to work on a project investigating the neural correlates of physical exercise and multisensory perception. The interns will learn how to collect data using the EEG, as well as some basic analysis. The roles and responsibilities of the interns will be to recruit participant and collect and manage the data.
All interns can avail of the research skill workshops which will take place throughout the summer.