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Psychology research centres and facilities

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Our research centres, clinical groups, research lab and research groups collaboratively foster a dynamic and interdisciplinary teaching and research environment for our staff and students.  Research labs are available across a range of disciplines including Cognition and Perception, Developmental Psychology, Health, Organisational and Applied Psychology, and Personality and Social Psychology. To book please click on the psy research room booking link.

Centre for emotional health

Understanding, treatment, prevention of anxiety, depression and related mental health problems.

Centre for elite performance expertise and training

Leading-edge research into the cognitive, motor, social, and emotional processes of elite performers.

Simulation hub

Wide range of simulation devices that facilitate collaborative, cross-disciplinary, translational research across a wide-range of disciplines.

Music Sound and Performance Lab

Established by Professor Bill Thompson to foster cross-disciplinary motion-analysis research.

Lab of evolutionary psychology

Research includes the study of the chemical senses, disease avoidance, the emotion of disgust and human eating behaviours..

Behavioural Science Lab

Studying factors and processes that contribute to the aetiology and maintenance of anxiety and substance use problems.

Working at a research lab

Research labs are available across a range of disciplines including Cognition and Perception, Developmental Psychology, Health, Organisational and Applied Psychology, and Personality and Social Psychology.

Book a lab

For general inquiries about the Research labs please contact Dr Simon Boag (simon.boag@mq.edu.au). For specific enquiries about the Research Hubs please contact the Hub managers:

  • Health, Organisational and Applied psychology hub: Dr Monique Crane (monique.crane@mq.edu.au)
  • Personality & Social Psychology hub: Dr Wayne Warburton (wayne.warburton@mq.edu.au)
  • Perception & Cognition hub: Dr Kevin Brooks (kevin.brooks@mq.edu.au)
  • Developmental hub: A/Prof Cathy McMahon (cathy.mcmahon@mq.edu.au)