Who We Are

The Eckerd College Comparative Psychology Laboratory (ECCPL) is housed within the Department of Psychology and is directed by Professor Lauren Highfill. Active members of the lab include a highly dedicated group of Eckerd College students interested in the field of comparative psychology.

The mission of the lab is to conduct non-invasive research on the behavior and abilities of various species – from dogs to dolphins - in order to increase our understanding of these remarkable animals.

We hope you find this website helpful whether you are interested in joining the lab, applying to Eckerd, or simply learning more about comparative psychology!

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Professor of Psychology and Animal Studies
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(727) 864-8428
HighfiLE@eckerd.edu
Professor Highfill with Harry the Sloth