Discover what is currently happening in faculty research by visiting the links below to the faculty names or labs. Learn about available opportunities in research and work study on our Research Opportunities page.

* denotes faculty members who do not sponsor Ph.D. students
** denotes faculty who sponsor undergraduate research offering sections of PSYC W3950
denotes faculty members at Barnard College
(Bus.) denotes faculty members at Columbia Business School
(CU/BC) denotes faculty members with joint appointments at Columbia and Barnard College
(CU Med) denotes faculty members with appointments at Columbia and the Medical College

Faculty Research Labs
Balsam, Peter** (BC) Learning and Adaptive Behavior
Bolger, Niall Relationships
Champagne, Frances Behavioral Neuroscience, Maternal Behavior, Epigenetics 
Curley, James Development of Social Behavior
Downey, Geraldine Social Relations
Graham, Norma Mathematical Models of Visual Perception
Substance Use Research Center
Higgins, E. Tory Self-regulation, Negotiation, Decision Making, and Education
Hirsch, Joy (CU Med) Functional MRI Research Center
Hood, Donald Physiological Bases of Visual Processes
Krantz, David Problem Solving and Decision Making
Krauss, Robert* Human Communication
Lau, Hakwan Consciousness and Computation Lab
Matin, Leonard Perception of Space and Form
Metcalfe, Janet Memory and Metacognition
Mischel, Walter Personality Structure, Processes and Development
Mobbs, Dean
Fear, Anxiety and Biosocial Behavior
Morris, Michael (Bus) Cultural influence/Judgement & Decision Making
Ochsner, Kevin Social Cognitive Neuroscience
Purdie-Vaughns, Valerie Intergroup Relations & Diversity
Putnam, Lois Psychophysiology of attention and emotion and their development
Rakitin, Brian (CU/CU Med) Taub Institute Cognitive Neuroscience Division
Senghas, Ann (CU/BC) Language Acquisition and Development Research
Shohamy, Daphna The cognitive neuroscience of learning, memory, and decision making
Silver, Rae (CU/BC) Neurobiology
Smith, Edward E. Cognitive and Neural Bases of Working Memory
Sparrow, Betsy 
Social Psychology: Function of Conscious Will and Authorship Processing, Social Interactions, Priming
Stern, Yaakov (CU Med) Taub Institute Cognitive Neuroscience Division
Taylor, Kathleen (CU Med)
Learning and Adaptive Behavior
Terrace, Herbert Primate Cognition
Weber, Elke Human Judgment and Decision Making
Woolley, Sarah Neural Basis and Behavior of Social Communication