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EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY


The Experimental Psychology PhD program has a strong scientific emphasis that encompasses traditional areas of psychology including cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, personality and social psychology, and behavioral neuroscience. The Experimental Psychology Ph.D. program maintains close ties to the Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, allowing for a blend of behavioral and computational neuroscience. The program is supported by modern research facilities and technologies, including tools for animal and human brain physiological recording and imaging. Learn more at: www.psy.fau.edu

FACULTY MENTORSAREA OF EMPHASIS
Gizelle Anzures, Ph.D. Developmental Neuroscience, development of visual and social cognition, functional brain development
Elan Barenholtz, Ph.D. Behavioral and computational approaches to perception, learning, and decision making using embedded deep neural networks and robotic models of behavior
David F. Bjorklund, Ph.D. Evolutionary, Developmental, Cognitive
Steven L. Bressler, Ph.D. Neurocognitive networks: understanding large-scale cognitive networks by functional connectivity analysis of EEG, MEG, LFP, ECoG, and fMRI
Edward Ester, Ph.D. Cognitive Neuroscience
Howard S. Hock, Ph.D. Cognitive: Motion detection and motion pattern formation; dynamic computational models; New projects: 1) perceptual grouping, 2) visual-locomotor coupling, 3) neural pathways for the perception of motion
Erika Hoff, Ph.D. Developmental, language development in bilingual children
Sang Wook Hong, Ph.D. Color Vision, Visual Awareness, Motion Perception
Nancy Aaron Jones, Ph.D. Developmental, Behavioral Neuroscience
J.A. Scott Kelso, Ph.D. Cognitive and behavioral functions, including motor control, motor development, speech production, learning, perception, social coordination and human-machine interactions.
Alan Kersten, Ph.D. Cognitive, Developmental
Andrzej Nowak, Ph.D. Social/Personality, computational and neural network modeling of social behavior
Monica Rosselli, Ph.D. Neuropsychology
Summer Sheremata, Ph.D. Cognitive Neuroscience
Robert W. Stackman, Jr., Ph.D. Behavioral Neuroscience, Learning and memory
Robert Vertes, Ph.D. Behavioral neuroscience, functional organization of the brainstem and its role in controlling the activity of the forebrain and neurophysiology of sleep


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diagram Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology Ph.D. in Integrative Biology Ph.D. in Complex Systems and Brain Sciences


Contact Us

Brain Institute, Research Office, Jupiter campus
Room 107, MC-17
5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458
email: BIresearch@fau.edu
phone: 561.799.8100



FAU Brain Institute, Education Office, Boca Raton campus
Bldg. SE 43, Room 103A
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
email: BIeducation@fau.edu
phone: 561.297.4989



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