Principal Investigator

Baine Craft, Ph.D.


About Dr. Craft


Current Studies


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Learning and Cognition



Directed by Baine Craft, Ph.D., the Learning and Cognition Labs (LCL) within the School of Psychology, Family, and Community at Seattle Pacific University were established to investigate factors that influence choice behavior in both human and nonhuman animals. The LCL consists of two laboratories, a nonhuman animal lab equipped to measure operant responding and a human lab equipped to measure choice behavior.


The following are the broad research areas in which Dr. Craft and his research team study:

  • Risk-sensitive Foraging
  • Self-control and Impulsivity
  • Self-regulation
  • Behavior Contrast