Faculty Sponsor: 
Craske, Michelle
Contact Name: 
Aurora Oftedal
Description of Research Project: 
Hiring Summer/Fall 2016 to work through Summer, 2017. The goal of the study is to investigate a method of enhancing treatment for anxiety disorders.
Description of Student Responsibilities: 
There are two main tasks that research assistants will do: 1) Research assistants will conduct lab assessments with UCLA undergraduate participants. You will learn how to interact with participants, how to conduct a standardized assessment procedure, and how to attach electrodes to monitor psycho-physiological measures (e.g., heart rate, skin conductance, electromyography). 2) Research assistants will extract psycho-physiological data from its waveform format and convert it into a meaningful numerical format that can be statistically analyzed. No prior experience with psycho physiology is required. Hiring will occur Summer to early Fall, 2016 (but please send your application sooner if you are ready). The study requires a minimum commitment through the end of Summer, 2017, up to eight hours a week, including summer 2017. This is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested in applying to graduate school for psychology to get training and experience in psychological research. Please submit the following to Aurora Oftedal, research coordinator, at auroraoftedal@ucla.edu: • cover letter stating your goals/interests in psychology • resume • academic transcript (can be unofficial)