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Welcome to the Experimental Psychology Lab

The Experimental lab, established in 2011, is located in the Academic building on the Angelo State University campus in room 215 and is managed by Dr. Crystal Kreitler. The lab research currently explores, among other things, the use of cognitive tools to improve decision making and memory. We are also currently examining how maternal deprivation impacts behavior utilizing a rodent model. Students interested in participating in any of the current experiments as a volunteer or to earn extra credit for a class can sign up on SONA

Dr. Crystal Mata Kreitler

Dr. Crystal Kreitler

Dr. Crystal Mata Kreitler, an associate professor, at Angelo State University in the psychology and sociology department. She is a co-developer and serves as a director of the M.S. Experimental Program with a Behavioral Neuroscience Emphasis. Dr. Kreitler completed her PhD and a MS degree in experimental psychology with emphasis in cognition from Texas Christian University. Dr. Kreitler was born in California and raised in Texas.

In addition to her passion for mentoring students in experimental research, Crystal enjoys serving on the community Foster Care Consortium, on the Children’s Advocacy Center’s coalition, and on the state’s DFPS human trafficking task force. Dr. Kreitler is the author of 16 empirical journal articles, over 30 conference presentations, but feels teaching in the classroom is unmatched.

M.S. in Experimental Psychology: Emphasis in Behavioral Neuroscience

For more information, visit the Master’s Degree in Experimental Psychology story.

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