Tiger Hearts Born from Boston Bombing

LSU Student Derek Carter and Professor Ray Castle reflect on the events of the Boston Bombing and the positive outcomes that have help to create Tiger Hearts.

Sean Lane is an associate professor of psychology at Louisiana State University where his research seeks to understand how memory and cognitive processes are deployed in complex real-world events.

The study, conducted by Megan Papesh of Louisiana State University and Stephen Goldinger of Arizona State University, was published in the journal Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics in February.

Because society relies on face perception and ID verification for many tasks, people are often under the impression that we are experts in this domain. Our research shows the precise opposite.
—Megan Papesh. LSU Assistant Professor of Psychology

LSU research shows face matching for passports and IDs incredibly fallible

"Getting research as an undergraduate is one of the big benefits that LSU offered. And, it’s let me develop my critical thinking; it’s helped me become a better communicator."

—Corey Landry, Biological Engineering

Learn more about undergraduate research opportunities at LSU.

"What I’m researching right now is how welfare & infant mortality interact." —Jackson Voss, College of Humanities & Social Sciences

#LSUDiscover: LSU Undergraduate Research

Research can be one of the most rewarding jobs you’ll ever have…when you realize the impact it can have on society.
  Laura Kelly, College of Human Science & Education and School of Veterinary Medicine

Laura worked for multiple semesters in the Laboratory for Equine and Comparative Orthopedic Research at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine.

Arienne Ferchaud, Mass Communication

LSU Discover, the university’s Quality Enhancement Plan, supports undergraduate research in all disciplines.

Learn more about Arienne Ferchaud and her undergraduate research projects on video gaming.

One of the major advantages of undergraduate research is to really, truly get into your field…not just learning what’s already been studied but to actually be on the front, creating the knowledge.

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