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I know that psychology programs don't usually offer the opportunity to do lab rotations: you enter the program with the intention to work with a particular faculty member. But I would like to be able to try working with multiple researchers before committing myself to a particular lab. So, although my true object of love is psychology, I'm thinking of mostly applying to neuroscience programs, since they do have lab rotations (I have a background in cog-neuro). I've decided that for me, flexibility trumps many other factors.

Here's my question: Do you guys know if there are any psychology programs out there that encourage entering grad students do lab rotations before formally choosing an advisor?

Thanks.

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There is nothing formal set up, but in my program students are encouraged to work with multiple faculty members and are often admitted under two co-supervisors.

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At the school I'm attending, the Neuro program allows for lab rotations in psychology. I'm in behavioral neuro (so in the psych department), but about 1/3 to 1/2 of the students I met when I interviewed were actually with the neuro program

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In case anyone is interested in this topic, I've found out that the University of Oregon psychology program allows students to do lab rotations as a substitution for their first-year projects. You can see the details on the graduate student handbook available at the program's website. Lewin and 3point14: thanks for messaging me your affiliations.

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