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ResearchParticipantsNeeded.jpgThe Psychology Department at NSU actively engages in psychological research and programmatic initiatives with the intent of advancing social science research that addresses the diverse backgrounds that represent the NSU community. 

Faculty are working on the following research studies that require volunteers. Please inquire with each individual faculty if you have any questions. 

Dr. Debb
1. app icons for smartphone homescreenPaid EEG lab study + online survey ($50) examining social media usage. 1 hour in lab + 20 minute follow-up survey: Currently suspended due to COVID

2. image with lots of tech stuff like email and emojis floating in bubbles around personOnline survey--FoMO & African American college students (appx 30 minutes--Link to survey)


Dr. Floyd
Dr. Floyd's study on mental health and marijuana useMarijuana use and mental health among college students. Currently suspended due to COVID



Dr. Franklin
The role of religion in immigrants' lives and how it influences their integration; Exploring the role of religion in shaping educational, civic, and political outcomes in Germany.

Dr. Gadsden
Masculinity, ideology, attachment styles, and emotional intimacy capacity with AA adult males; Juniors and Seniors
* Masculinity ideology & emotional intimacy (survey, 60 minutes)

Dr. Holmes
The internal and external factors that inhibit students from seeking assistance with rigorous courses like statistics

Dr. Russell
Current research projects that are available to students are focused on 1) mental health stigma and help-seeking among HBCU student populations and 2) studies related to Black women including one focused on exploring the experiences of Black women student leaders (across two institutional types in the same cities) and another focused on Black women and Hip Hop.