Lab Facilities

Anthropology and Linguistics Lab

Please email during summer to request to use the lab at

Lab Hours:

Monday:         TBD
Tuesday:          TBD
Wednesday:   TBD
Thursday:         TBD

This lab, located in PSY 422, is available to all students in Linguistics, ASLD and Anthropology courses. It offers a place to do homework, hold study groups, receive technical help, and check out equipment for class projects. Facilities include:

  • Mac and PC stations, laptops
  • software for video and audio editing, statistical analysis, acoustic analysis, linguistic database analysis
  • video equipment: camcorders, digital cameras, tripods
  • audio equipment: MP3 recorders, tape recorders, microphones
  • video projectors, DVD and VHS players

Equipment check-out is usually for 3 days. We recommend reserving equipment a week in advance. Long term check-out is available to graduate students with faculty permission.

Lab phone: (562) 985-1303

Multipurpose rooms

There are several small multi-purpose rooms in PSY 438 that can be reserved for running experiments. To reserve, contact Dr. Nancy Hall.

Linguistics recording room

The recording room, located in PSY 438D, is equipped with a Marantz PMD 660 solid-state recorder and Shure PG-81 cardioid condenser microphone. To reserve, contact Dr. Nancy Hall

Recording room with a Marantz recorder and Shure microphone in PSY 438D

The quietest place on campus.

Linguistics research lab

The research lab, located in PSY 438G is primarily used by students working as faculty research assistants, including those in the BUILD and UROP programs. The CSULB Phonetics Lab meets here. Phone: (562) 985-1898.

Internet Resources

We recommend Video Recording Recommendations, a primer for amateur videographers provided by TalkBank.