Get Involved!!

Interested in volunteering as a Research Assistant? 

We are always looking for fresh new faces and minds to join our team. If interested in volunteering in the lab, please send your CV and unofficial transcript to Dr. Fiocco (



Be a Participant in a Research Study!

We have ongoing studies in the StAR Laboratory.

  • Predictors of Cognitive Function:

Searching for older adults, 65+ years of age, to participate in  study that examines the impact of biological and psychosocial factors on brain health in late life.
For more information, ask for Vivian.

Searching for Chinese parents, 40+ years of age, with at least 1 child to participate in a study that looks at the relationship between filial piety and well-being among Chinese individuals.
For more information, ask for Vivian.



CLOSED Studies: The following studies are closed. If you were a participants and are interested in learning about the study outcomes, please contact us!

  • Breast Cancer Survivor Study/乳腺癌戰勝者的研究

  • Music and Health Study

  • Stress Reduction for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia Study