Looking to Participate in Research Studies?

Current Embry-Riddle students interested in serving as a participant in a research study should sign up on the Department of Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology’s Research Participation System (SONA).

  • People study a model of a human heartAerospace Physiology Lab
    The Aerospace Physiology lab is equipped to study astronaut physiological issues such as hypoxia, vestibular function (orientation, forces of flight, nausea, balance)…
  • The Applied Cognition & Training Science Lab investigates human and machine system issues related to expertise and the science and practice of training.Applied Cognition & Training Science Lab
    The Applied Cognition & Training Science Lab investigates human and machine system issues related to expertise and the science and practice of training…
  • Driving simulation with a studentApplied Perception and Performance Lab
    The Applied Perception and Performance Lab (APPL) is interested in aging, perception, and the performance of complex everyday tasks like driving…
  • GEARS Lab studentsGame-Based Education & Advanced Research Studies (GEARS) Labs
    The GEARS lab is a multidisciplinary group made up of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students and faculty. Our research efforts focus on using games and simulation…
  • Woman wears a virtual reality headset.GEARS Virtual Lab
    The Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology department houses the GEARS Virtual Lab, a research laboratory devoted to the investigation of performance in virtual…
  • People look through a microscope in the OMICS LabOmics Lab for Health and Human Performance
    The Omics Lab for Health and Human Performance will perform various nucleotide based omics analysis on various organisms from bacteria to plants and animals, including…
  • Students surround a patient during lab research.Research Engineering and Applied Collaborations in Healthcare (REACH) Lab
    The REACH Lab enhances medical systems by investigating a variety of patient safety issues in collaborations with clinical experts. We partner with professionals in academic…
  • Ph.D. student William Shelstadt demonstrates a Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset using an application of a heart model and control gestures in the Human Factors User Experience Lab.Research in User eXperience Lab (RUX)
    The Research in User eXperience (RUX) lab investigates issues related to user experience and usability of software, products, and processes…
  • Small Team Research LabSmall Team Research Lab
    The Small Team Research Lab of GEARS focuses on how groups of eight or fewer people work together to optimize performance. Research in this area uses games such as Artemis…
  • Group of students in the GEARS Lab.Small Teams Analog Research Lab
    The STAR Lab researches teamwork and the factors that influence its performance…
  • Dr. Hugo Castillo conducting research on the effects of radiation on yeast samples from the International Space Station.Space Microbiology Lab
    The Space Microbiology Laboratory studies the genetic and physiological responses of cells to the combined effect of microgravity and space-relevant radiation fluxe…

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