Interpersonal Processes and Social Cognition Laboratory

For IPSC Members

 

1) Materials Required for IPSC Members (see Laboratory Coordinator)

--Vision, Goals, and Values (must sign during first semester in lab)

--RA Privacy Agreement (must sign during first semester in lab)

--TA Privacy Agreement (must sign during first semester in lab)

 

2) Current vita required to be submitted to the Laboratory Coordinator each August.

 

3) Suggested thesis timeline

--Complete Experimental Psychology course in first semester

--Prepare thesis and complete formal proposal at the end of the second long semester

--Collect data during the third long semester

--Defend thesis during the fourth long semester 


4) Only IPSC members have access to collecting data in the IPSC lab. All others must use the Cognitive Science Laboratory for data collection and experimental design programming. 

IPSC Scientists are committed to ethical scientific research conducted according to best practices.


IPSC Rules of Scientific Conduct

-   --All research projects submitted for consideration at national or international conferences will be submitted for review only AFTER data have been collected and analyzed.

    --A single research project may only be presented at ONE national or international conference (e.g., APA, APS, SPSP, SIOP, SWPA).

     --A single research project may only be presented at one regional conference (e.g. OAS, OPS) and Oklahoma Research Day (mandated by RCSA grants).

     --No pilot data may be collected that is not included in an approved IRB application.

     --All steps of data screening must be fully documented.

     --Absolutely no falsification of data or plagiarism of any type.

     --Authorship for each project will be earned according to traditional scientific criteria (e.g., APA).

     --All Informed Consent Forms and data must be stored in the laboratory under the supervision of the Director.

     --All graduate theses are required to have a manipulated independent variable.

     --All RCSA Grant recipients must have fully completed data collection before accepting a subsequent RCSA Grant.