Welcome to Psychology

From childhood to old age.

Psychology at Heriot-Watt focuses on providing
excellent learning experience combined with strong
and active research culture

 Welcome to our Lab Booking System.

Our labs are located at Lord Balerno Building, 2nd floor. 
(Our old labs In David Brewster building are no longer in use.
If you have already booked a lab there please contact the technician)

To check availability and book a lab please click one of the options below.

If you wish to book the Motor Control Lab, or if you have any other enquiries regarding the lab booking system,

please contact the Psychology Technician. If you want to book the Memory Lab contact Dr Michaela Dewar.

The labs are located in Lord Balerno Building (LBB), top floor, next to main reception. The LBB is located at building number 9 on the map.



Please note:

  1. No block bookings i.e. multiple bookings per day for multiple days or weeks.

  2. No food, drinks or mobile phones. Only bottled water is allowed.

  3. This is a testing area and noise should be kept to the minimum.

  4.  If you plan to use a lab for your experiment it is strongly suggested to pay a visit to the labs first
    before you conduct your experiment. 

You should read the following Risk Assessments prior to using the any of the labs listed below.

Risk Assessment for the Labs 2a – 6b , Observation Rooms 1 and 2 (the Memory Lab has its own Risk Assessment) - Lord Balerno Building (20/02/2017).

Risk Assessment for the Driving Simulator Lab (20/02/2017).

Risk Assessment for using the Eye Tracker (20/02/2017).



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Lab LBB 2.a     Lab LBB 2.b     Lab LBB 3.b    Lab LBB 4.b     Lab LBB 5.a


Lab LBB 5.b    Lab LBB 6.b



Observation Room 1   Observation Room 2    Driving Simulator & Eye Tracker



Labs Layout - Click on the image to enlarge

labs layout