The Psychology Program is housed in the historic Mather Memorial Building, a large, three-story building that is devoted to the Psychology Program, Anthropology, and Sociology. The Psychology program is located on the first floor and lower level of the building. The first floor composed primarily of faculty and staff office space, classrooms, the MRI simulator system and the departmental clinic. The lower level composed primarily of laboratory space. All laboratory space is equipped with computers with a variety of word processing and statistical software as well as Internet access. Several labs are equipped with psychophysiological equipment, one-way mirrors for observation, and/or EEG.
The Program of Psychology is conveniently located minutes away from the University’s main library, the Kelvin Smith Library. The Kelvin Smith library and the Allen Memorial Medical Library hold the majority of journals and books that students of psychology access. In addition, the library has an extensive online collection of psychology, psychiatry, and medical journals.
The psychology program is centrally located near numerous hospitals and clinics, all of which provide unique opportunities for research and practica. The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, University Hospitals and Rainbow Babies, and Cleveland Clinic are all located within blocks of the Case Western campus. The Cleveland Speech and Hearing Center is conveniently located on the Case Western campus and provides services to hundreds of area children, adolescents, and adults. The Metro Health System is also located in the Cleveland area and provides opportunities for research collaboration and clinical practica.
Cleveland also boasts many public, private, and charter schools in which students conduct research and clinical assessments.
For students who are interested in conducting gerontological research, Case collaborates with many local facilities and orgnaizations. Meyers Research Center at Menorah Park Center for Aging is an applied research facility where advanced students can use their clinical skills to develop new assessment methods and intervention programs for cognitively impaired older adults.