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Frederick M. Brown

address: 117 Moore Building
location: Liberal Arts
phone: 814-863-1716
e-mail: f3b@psu.edu
department: Psychology

Projects

Human Circadian (near 24-hr) Rhythms

Frederick Brown studies the circadian rhythm. He measures morningness and eveningness preferences and sleep-deprivation changes in cognitive performance. Students interested in research in this lab must be willing to work occasional weekends, and sometimes night-shift work. Duties include subject recruitment, collecting cognitive performance data, and computer data entry duties.


Website: http://www.personal.psu.edu/users/f/3/f3b/home.html
Number of undergraduates needed: undefined
Minimum qualifications: psychology major having taken PSYCH 301W, STAT 200, junior level or earlier with a GPA above 3.0; additional courses in biology, computer literacy with Word and Excel desirable.