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ANTICIPATED TRAINING OUTCOME


Knowledge
  • Learn about and participate in all aspects of the research process
  • Researchers in the field
  • Literature related to culture and emotion
  • Data analysis

  • Skills
  • Use of word processor (e.g., Microsoft Word)
  • Use of flatfile databases (e.g., Microsoft Excel)
  • Use of analytic software (e.g., SPSS)
  • Literature search techniques (e.g., using PsychInfo)
  • Data processing and management
  • Online & offline data collection techniques (e.g., survey monkey)
  • Research skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Writing
  • Communication

  • Abilities
  • Individual responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Multicultural adaptation
  • Critical thinking

  • Opportunities
  • Co-authorship on research articles book chapters, conference presentations
  • Letters of recommendation/reference for graduate school or employment
  • Presentations at scientific conferences
  • Networking at professional conferences
  • Presentation of research at lab meetings and department functions


  • CERL alumni ued their experience in our lab to continue on to graduate schools and Ph.D. programs in Psychology at such institutions as the University of California, Berkeley; Stanford University; the University of California, Riverside; the University of California, Santa Barbara; the University of California, Santa Cruz; the University of California, Davis; Yale University; University of Wisconsin at Madison; University of Houston; Vanderbilt; Rice University; and others


  • CERL members also used their research experience from our lab to continue on to other fields such as Communications, Law, Medicine, as well as Master's Programs in Counseling and Professional Psychology


  • CERL members use their new skills in employment in such research-related positions as data analysts, staff researchers and project managers



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