Research Labs

The School of Communication hosts a number of labs that contribute to the development of new knowledge, spread of innovation, and implementation of practices well-suited to the diverse Florida communities, the nation, and the world.

Cognition and Emotion Lab

The Cognition and Emotion Lab includes research and teaching laboratories devoted to investigating how biologically, psychologically, and sociologically relevant factors interact to affect how individuals cognitively and emotionally process and respond to different types of information in various contexts.

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The ICC Lab investigates how and why people interact with and make decisions in a variety of contexts, often mediated contexts. We are particularly interested in ways messages and media are designed to further particular types of communication goals and outcomes.

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Peaks Lab

PEAKS laboratory (Participatory, Experientially-based Applied Knowledge for Social Change) is focused on developing – through action research – evidence-based interventions for complex social issues.

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