Join Us

As a Graduate Student

If you are interested in applying to the Lifespan Developmental Graduate Training Program in the Department of Psychology at West Virginia University and working with Dr. Gentzler in the I.D.E.A. Lab, feel free to contact Dr. Gentzler by e-mail and read more about the program:

 As an Undergraduate Student

If you are a motivated and hard-working undergraduate student who is interested in joining the lab, complete an application for undergraduate research in the IDEA LAB. After turning in a completed application (either a paper copy or by email), feel free to follow-up with Dr. Gentzler by email or in person.

Fall 2020 – Zoom life

Fall 2018 – Holiday party

Summer 2018

Fall 2018 IDEA lab

Spring 2017 IDEA lab at the Undergraduate Tri-State ConferenceIMG_3628

Spring 2017 Past and present IDEA lab members reunite during SAS conference in BostonFullSizeRender

Spring 2017 Photo fun at SRCD conference in AustinSRCD                                                                             

Spring 2016   IDEA Lab Graduate Students attend SAS conference in Chicago                  img_4369

Fall 2014  Lab Holiday Party                                                                                                  2014-12-05-13-42-36

Spring 2014
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Spring 2013
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Fall 2011

Fall 2010
The IDEA Lab, Fall 2010
From left to right
Back row: embarrassed, mischievous, afraid, excited, guilty, bored
Front row: happy, disgust, surprise, hysterical, angry, content