Indiana University Bloomington

Neuroscience
Neuroscience

Behavioral Neuroscience

John Beggs

John Beggs
Department of Physics
Information processing in networks of cortical neurons.

 

Thomas Busey

Thomas Busey
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Visual perception; recognition memory; face recognition EEG analysis of face and object perception; mathematical modeling techniques applied to above domains.

 

T. Rowan Candy

T. Rowan Candy
School of Optometry, Research Lab
Normal and abnormal development of the visual system in human infants.


 

James Craig

James Craig (Emeritus)
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Cutaneous pattern perception and communication; psychophysical studies of tactile sensitivity.

 

Greg Demas

Gregory Demas
Department of Biology, Research Lab
Interactions of the neuroendocrine and immune systems and behavioral ecology.

 

Joseph Farley

Joseph Farley
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Mechanisms of nicotine addiction: desensitization and upregulation of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR). Alzheimer’s disease: mechanisms of beta-amyloid peptide modulation of voltage-  (e.g., Kv1.1) and ligand-dependent (alpha-7 nAChR) ion channel activities.

 

Andrea Hohmann

Andrea Hohmann
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Functional roles of the brain's own cannabis-like (endocannabinoid) system in the nervous system; mechanisms of pain and analgesia; mechanisms of action of drugs of abuse; novel therapeutics.

 

Laura Hurley

Laura Hurley
Department of Biology, Research Lab
State-dependent modulation of sensory processing.

 

Ellen Ketterson

Ellen Ketterson
Department of Biology, Research Lab
Behavioral, physiological, and evolutionary ecology; hormones and behavior; avian biology, mating systems and parental care; physiological basis of trade-offs in life histories; adaptation and constraint; avian migration.

 

David M Koceja

David M. Koceja
Department of Kinesiology, School of Public Health
Neuromuscular control of human movement.

 

Sachiko Koyama

Sachiko Koyama
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Social neuroscience, olfactory communication, olfactory neuroscience, social behavior, social status, sperm activity and spermatogenesis, microscopic analysis of cell movements, adult neurogenesis, pheromone, history of animals in human culture, history of keeping birds in Japan.

 

Thomas W. James

Kenneth Mackie
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Gill Center
The role and function of the endocannabinoid system.

 

Emilia Martins

Emilia Martins
Department of Biology, Research Lab
Behavior, Evolution, and Genomics and Bioinformatics.

 

Laura L Murray

Laura L. Murray
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Research Lab
Acquired communicative and cognitive disorders related to stroke, traumatic brain injury, and progressive neurological disease.

 

Franco Pestilli

Franco Pestilli
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Functional MRI, diffusion MRI, tractography, white matter, attention, motivation, reading, vision, psychophysics.

 

George Rebec

George Rebec (Emeritus)
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Electrophysiological and neurochemical mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disease and relapse to drug-seeking behavior.

 

Kimberly Rosvall

Kimberly Rosvall
Department of Biology
Behavior, Evolution

 

Dale R. Sengelaub

Dale R. Sengelaub
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Learning and development of object recognition, using pschophsyical and fMRI techniques.

 

G Troy Smith

G. Troy Smith
Department of Biology, Research Lab
Neurophysiology of motor rhythms; neural and hormonal mechanisms of sexually dysmorphic communication.

 

Roderick Suthers

Roderick Suthers
Medical Sciences Program, Research Lab
Neural and physiological bases of acoustic behavior with an emphasis on the neuroethology of vocal communication in birds and echolocation in bats.

 

Cara Wellman

Cara Wellman
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Stress effects on corticolimbic morphology and physiology; transgenic models of psychopathology.