Would you trust a warning sent by a car?
University of Iowa researchers want to know the answer to this question and others in order to make the nation’s roads safer. That’s why Anna (not her real name) is participating in a study by crossing a virtual street at the UI’s Hank Virtual Environments Lab. Located in MacLean Hall on the UI campus, the Hank Lab allows pedestrians to encounter realistic traffic situations in a safe, computer-simulated environment.More »
Carolyn Lapsey first became interested in psychology when she took a psychology course in high school. She didn't know at the time that a few years down the road she would find a way to combine her interest in psychology with her love for children. In May 2015, Lapsey graduated with a major in psychology and a minor in social work and human relations, along with a certificate in critical cultural competence.More »