University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychological Science

The Biobehavioral Subprogram

Research Interests of Core Biobehavioral Faculty

Mark Bouton
Title Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. University of Washington, 1980
Focus Basic behavioral processes in learning, memory and emotion, and how time and context influence them
William Falls
Title Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. Yale University, 1993
Focus Neuroanatomical, pharmacological and behavior genetic approaches to examine the neural systems involved in the acquisition, expression and inhibition of Pavlovian conditioned fear
Chair, Psychology Department
Title Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. Temple University, 1998
Focus The neurobiology of learning and memory, with a focus on the roles of the cerebellum and hippocampus, using behavioral, single-unit recording, and cell counting techniques
Chair, General/Experimental Program
Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. University of Colorado, 2001
Focus Stress, emotion and resilience
Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. McGill University, 1999
Focus Sex differences and sex hormone effects on emotional learning and anxiety behavior; development of animal models of endocrine-related psychopathologies including post-traumatic stress disorder and post-partum depression

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