Illuminating Human Behavior

The Behavioral Research lab is actively involved in the investigation of human decision making and behavior. Our research helps to illuminate some of the most interesting and complex questions regarding human behavior and the human mind.

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Join Us and Share Your Views

Simply by giving your opinions on certain products or your impressions of people in a video, you will be contributing to scientific knowledge on consumer behavior and social psychology, while getting paid for your involvement.

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A Place for Productive Research

The Lab exists to help facilitate the research of Columbia Business School researchers. The Lab offers many services in pursuit of helping researchers conduct their studies, and the Lab's staff are dedicated to assisting in any way they can.

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Supporting PhD Student Research

The Behavioral Research Lab is initiating a Fellowship Program where Columbia Business School PhD students can apply to become Lab Fellows and receive support of up to $1000 for their research that's conducted in the Lab.

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Directions to the Lab

There are two locations for the Behavioral Research Lab. Experiment rooms B203, B204, B205, and the lab office, B201, are located in the basement of Uris Hall, access through the side of Uris. The secondary lab space is on the 3rd Floor of Uris in room 304.

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Behavior Lab Calendar

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Did You Know?


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Research from the Behavior Lab

Does Facebook Lower Your Self-Control?
Research from Professor Keith Wilcox and Andrew Stephen (PhD '10) suggests that online social networks enhance users' self-esteem — and lower self-control.