Psychology Academic Resource Laboratory (PARL)

The Psychology Academic Resource Laboratory (PARL) is a resource for all undergraduate students in psychology and the social sciences. The purpose of the PARL is to provide academic support for enhancing quantitative, computing, writing, biological, and research methodology skills that are essential to psychology. The PARL also offers a variety of specialized computer programs and tutorials on statistics, research methods, psychometrics, and the biological bases of behavior. Psychology graduate students staff the lab, which will be available during the semester on a drop-in basis (hours are posted below).  Graduate assistants also provide limited individual attention for academic consultation. Finally, we plan to schedule workshops, symposia, and videos presented by faculty, staff, and graduate students throughout the year. The presentations might include writing APA style papers, graduate/professional schools information, career options in psychology, the Internet, and research topics in psychology. Check with Soheyla Mohseni (phone: 760-750-4102) for further information about PARL.  

Can't make it to PARL? Check out our Statistics Help page.


Hours & Location: Fall 2014

PARL is located in SBSB 1206

Day

Time

Monday

11:00AM - 1:00PM & 3:00PM - 6:00PM

Tuesday

9:00AM - 10:00AM & 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Wednesday

8:00AM - 9:00 AM & 4:00PM - 6:00 PM

Thursday

9:00AM - 10:00AM & 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Friday

CLOSED


Students seeking help with a particular assignment should bring the course syllabus and/or the assignment requirements with them to PARL.



Fall 2014 Finals Week Hours: TBD

Day

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday



Graduate Student Staff:

Jessica Wombolt
Ashley Emami


Faculty Staff and Contact Information:

Dr. Heike Mahler


Applying for a PARL Staff Position:

Each year the department hires graduate students to work in PARL. This position allows for hired graduate students from CSUSM's Psychology Graduate Program to work in PARL a specified number of hours per week.  Preference is given to second year students with strong skills in methods, statistics, and APA-style writing. Right now the position is just for fall, but a successful candidate may be rehired in spring.  For more information about the PARL position, please click here.

To check availability of PARL staff positions, please contact Soheyla Mohseni (phone: 760-750-4102).