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MINDESIGN
LAB


LAB


Lab




WHO WE ARE




We are a team of psychologists, designers and artists from The New School who are transforming academic research methodology, using design-led thinking and brain science.


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WHAT WE DO




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Create opportunities for bi directional learning between Parsons and NSSR

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Address social and mental health issues by combining methods from experimental research, statistics, and psychology, with practices of design led approaches


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Using design-led processes we aim to create new research ideas and inform current methods in experimental psychology

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WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO




The human population now interacts with increasingly complex cultural, technological, and economic forces; traditional academic research methodology is no longer adequate to address complex global challenges. By exploring this shift, the lab contextualizes the pressures to maintain specialization in research and the forces that currently challenge the forces that currently challenge normative and canonical methodologies.

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THE TEAM







Dr. Adam Brown

Associate Professor
University Fellow
The New School for Social Research
Department of Psychology




Hanna de Vries 

MFA student Transdisciplinary Design Parsons School of Design 
MA student Psychology
The New School for Social Research




Olivia Cadwell

PhD student
Social Psychology
The New School for Social Research 




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