Many Tufts professors are actively engaged in research, and volunteering in a research lab on campus is a great way to gain work experience and skills. Additionally, volunteering can be used for class credit.

The ENP department has several active labs pursuing different areas of interest.

Tufts Applied Cognition Lab

Led by Professor Nathan Ward, the lab seeks to understand the underlying mechanisms of cognition. They focus on multitasking and studies seeking to affect cognition through the use of brain stimulation and training.

Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences

The Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences is a collaboration between interdisciplinary scientists and engineers to further the understanding and application of brain and cognitive sciences. The Center conducts applied research geared towards understanding and enhancing cognitive capabilities and human system interactions between individuals and teams.

Several labs participate in The Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences including:

If you’re interested in conducting your own research or using some of the research labs on campus, visit our community page.