The Peer Lab


The Peer Lab at Earlham College is a research lab of undergraduate students that works under the supervision and guidance of Rachael Reavis, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology.

The Peer Lab works on a number of studies involving both children and adults. Currently, the lab focuses on attention and memory in peer conflict.

In the past, the Peer Lab has investigated friendship and cognitive development in middle childhood (Thoughtful Friends Study), friendship and peer victimization (Peer Project), the role of praise in growth mindsetkindergarten readinessthe development of disgust, and the effect of friendship and bullying on pain tolerance.

Check out our blog to see what we’ve been up to recently.