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The Behavioral Research Lab is a large,centralized laboratory that works to facilitate scholarly research conducted within the Business School.The Lab is utilized by a large community of faculty, graduate students, post docs and research assistants who are affiliated with Columbia Business School.

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Research Assistants

Our lab research assistants are inquisitive and hard-working students from the Columbia University community. Please see below for brief biographies of our RA team.

Dominique Jones is a junior at Columbia University studying Psychology. She is interested in working with peers at the Behavioral Research Lab and meeting face to face with study participants. After Columbia Dominique plans on continuing her education with a Ph.D in Psychology.

Veronica Handunge is a junior at Columbia University majoring in Neuroscience and concentrating in Business Management. She is excited to recruit new participants and conduct the various studies carried out by the Behavioral Research Lab. After graduating from Columbia, Veronica hopes to go into consulting, work in the field of healthcare and to pursue an MHA.

Zachary Heinemann is a sophomore in Columbia College planning to study Psychology and Business in order to eventually enter a Ph.D. program for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. His specific interests are focused on how cognition and social situations impact worker performance and how perceived efficacy can alter this.

Emily Ramdhany is a junior at Barnard College studying Psychology and Economics planning to ultimately earn a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She is excited to assist in conducting studies at the Behavioral Research Lab and is specifically interested in organizational decision making/behavior, motivational factors surrounding efficacy, and management. 





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Did You Know?


studies were ran last year during the 2013-2014 academic year


hours of research was conducted during the 2013-2014 academic year

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.