IRB Information

IRB Approval Required

All work involving human subjects must be approved by the University of Minnesota Institutional Review Board (IRB). Please forward your IRB approval email to the lab manager.

If you have questions about the IRB approval process, please contact the lab manager, the IRB contact: Jeffery Perkey, Social Science Research or visit the IRB website.

Apply to the IRB to Recruit from the Subject Pool

The Behavioral Labs website is the gateway to a robust and diverse subject pool which provides participants for your research. To recruit from this pool, you need to include specific language in your IRB application or submit a change in protocol form for previously approved research. Allow the same amount of time you would for any IRB process. Please contact with questions about the guidelines for the IRB process to recruit from this pool.

Researchers: Please contact the Lab Manager/Subject Pool Administrator whenever you post in the pool. If you are reactivating a study or adding time slots to an existing study, please contact and copy Your cooperation is appreciated as there may be questions to address.