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Physiological Psychology / Behavioral Neuroscience Faculty


Amber Alliger

Laboratory Animal Welfare and Husbandry

Christopher B. Braun


Sensory Systems in Animals
Neural Substrates of Vibration and Sound Detection
Sensory Variation

Nesha Burghardt

Director of the Concentration in Behavioral Neuroscience

Neurobiology of Mood, Anxiety and Eating Disorders
Developmental Effects of Stress
Serotonin and Emotional Learning


Tracy Dennis-Tiwary

Emotion Regulation
Developmental Psychopathology
Affective Neuroscience
Parenting and Contextual Influences


Michael J. Lewis

Neurobiology of Motivation and Substance Abuse
Alcohol Dependence
Eating Disorders


Joshua Plotnik

Convergent Cognitive Evolution
Comparative Cognition
Elephant Behavior and Cognition
Applications of Animal Behavior and Cognition Research to Conservation in Practice

Thomas Preuss

Neuroethology of Escape Behavior
Neural Decision Making
Neural Plasticity
Sensorimotor Integration of Biological Relevant Visual and Auditory Inputs

Diana Reiss

Director of Master's in Animal Behavior and Conservation

Comparative Cognition
Animal Behavior and Communication
Marine Mammal Cognition

Glenn Schafe

Department Chair

Neurobiological Substrates of Emotional Learning and Memory, Fear, Anxiety and Stress

Stefan Schlussman

Animal Models of Substance Abuse and Addictive Diseases

Peter Serrano

Long-Term Potentiation
Depression and Memory
Developmental Psychobiology and Learning Disorders
Neural Mechanisms of Stress, Fear and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Ofer Tchernichovski

Mechanisms of Vocal Learning

H. Phillip Zeigler

Neuroethology of Movement
Sensory Processing and Motor Control of Active Touch
Development of a Mobile Sensory System