View & book lab items

Please try and book equipment at least 4 working days in advance.

To book equipment, contact the psychology technicians with the details of the resources you will need, and when you will need them. Please also say whether you would like to pick them up from the lab, or whether you would like them set up somewhere else.  I’ll confirm that everything is available and can be collected/delivered on the dates required.  If you wish to cancel a booking please let me know as soon as you do.  Equipment will be loaned on a first come first served basis and is subject to availability.

If you would like any help deciding on the best resource for your purposes, or would like to propose other resources that would be useful, get in touch with the technicians.

Here are the items…

Item name (click for more info) Use
Art and craft materials For creative methods and elicitation. A range of materials such as lego, plasticine, paper, pipe cleaners, wiggly eyes, beads, foam shapes, feathers, pom poms and more.
Blood pressure monitor Allows blood pressure to be recorded and uploaded to an iPad or iPhone.
Body analyser Allows weight, body fat percentage and heart rate to be measured, and recorded on an iPad or iPhone.
Cannabis googles Goggles simulate the visual aspects of being under the influence of cannabis.
Digital cameras Simple digital cameras for taking photos or recording videos.
Digital voice recorders Small and portable, ideal for recording focus groups or interviews in the lab or elsewhere.
“Drunk Busters” goggles Impairment goggles worn to simulate the visual aspects of being drunk. Different light conditions and drunkness levels available.
EEG headset Allows brainwaves to be studied on a computer.
ESP cards Used to explore Extra Sensory Perception.
Finger pulse oximeter Clipped to a finger to instantly measure pulse rate and level of oxygen in the blood.
Galvanic skin resistance monitor Allows changes in Galvanic skin resistance to be heard. Galvanic skin response has been used in lie detectors and is associated with stress levels.
Hand tallies “Clicker” counters for counting large numbers of people.
Headphones Over ear studio headphones.
iPads Can be booked out by staff and students for use in the lab and elsewhere. Useful for administering questionnaires in remote settings for example.
Laptops Can be booked for use in the lab or elsewhere.
Microphones Lab has high quality mics for use with iPhones and iPads, small “shotgun” microphones to attach to video cameras to give excellent quality sound whilst filming remotely, and a studio microphone for excellent quality sound recording in the lab.
Motrr Galileo Robotic mount for iPhone or GoPro camera allowing it to be controlled remotely, or track an individual.
Nintendo Wii Set up in the creative methods lab and can be booked. Nintendo Wii Family Edition, with Wii sports and Wii party.
Stopwatches Allow very accurate measurement of time.
 Tripods Lab has a range of tripods for mounting cameras, and video cameras and iPads.
 Video Cameras The lab has a range of video cameras: easy to use ‘Handycams’, professional, cinema quality cameras, GoPro cameras that can be mounted anywhere.
Virtual Reality headset Oculus Go VR headset allows you to present participants with immersive virtual environments or 360 videos
Wearable cameras  These cameras can be worn like a badge or around the neck, and can take still images and movies. They can also stream live to an iPad.

 

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