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HANDS Team

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Current undergraduate students can download the HANDS application.

Prospective graduate students should email Dr. Nelson directly. The deadline to apply is Dec 1 annually.

Lab Director

Eliza L. Nelson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Education and Training

Grad Students

1. Kaityn Contino, B.A.

Education and Training

2. Samantha Croney, M.S.

Education and Training

Postbac Research Assistants

Jacqueline Alvarez
Brenda Jimenez
Kasey Padron

Undergrad Research Assistants

We are looking for undergrad RAs for Spring 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through "C" Add/Drop.

Lab Alumni

Sandy L. Gonzalez, Ph.D. (2019)

HANDS Masters Thesis (published in Behavioral Sciences)
HANDS Dissertation (published in Developmental Psychology; Frontiers in Psychology)

Emily R. Boeving, Ph.D. (2020)

HANDS Masters Thesis (published in American Journal of Primatology)
HANDS Dissertation (published in American Journal of Primatology; Symmetry)


Get in Touch

hands@fiu.edu | 305-348-4032 | Deuxieme Maison (DM) 269A

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