Indiana University Bloomington

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All Faculty

Jeffrey Alberts

Jeffrey Alberts
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Ontogeny of species-typical behavior; maturation of sensory and physiological processes; development of learning and memory

 

Colin Allen

Colin Allen
Cognitive Science Program
Philosophy of biology, psychology, and cognitive science, especially animal cognition and evolution (cognitive ethology), and artificial moral agents

 

Randall D. Beer

Randall D. Beer
Cognitive Science Program,
Embodied, situated and dynamical approaches to behavior and cognition, evolutionary robotics, computational neuroscience, theoretical biology

 

John Beggs

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

 

Bennett Bertenthal

Bennett Bertenthal
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Dr. Bertenthal's research examines the origins, development, and basic processing mechanisms involved in action understanding.

 

Heather Bradshaw

Heather Bradshaw
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences , Biochemistry Graduate Program
Biochemical and physiological influences on disorders of the reproductive system.

 

Joshua Brown

Joshua Brown
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Dr. Brown's research examines the neural basis of cognitive control of behavior, using a combination of fMRI and computational modeling.

 

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
Normal and abnormal development of the visual system in human infants.

 

Hu Cheng

Hu Cheng
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Artifact reduction for functional MRI; spatial-tempo characteristics of fMRI signal; parallel imaging; ultra-fast imaging techniques

 

James Craig

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

 

Jonathon Crystal

Jonathon Crystal
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
How animals process events in time and remember these events in order to provide a theoretical framework for understanding disorders of memory.

 

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.

 

Peter Finn

Peter Finn
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Cognitive and motivational processes in substance abuse and dependence; decision-making; working memory; and self-regulatory processes that contribute to behavioral disinhibition and personality-risk for substance abuse.

 

Preston Garraghty

Preston Garraghty
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Plasticity of the mature mammalian brain.

 

James L. Goodson

James L. Goodson
Department of Biology, Research Lab
Neural regulation and evolution of social behavior.

 

Josée Guindon

Josée Guindon
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Behavioral pharmacology, animal pain models, modulation of pain pathways, animal pain models, kidney protective mechanism.

 

William Hetrick

William Hetrick
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Brain-behavior relationships in psycho-pathology.

 

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

 

Karin Harman James

Karin Harman James
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Learning and development of object recognition, using pschophsyical and fMRI techniques.

 

Thomas W. James

Thomas W. James
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Neural mechanisms of human object recognition.

 

Daniel P. Kennedy

Daniel P. Kennedy
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences,
The social brain and it's dysfunction; autism.

 

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.

 

Marcy Kingsbury

Marcy Kingsbury
Department of Biology
The development and evolution of the cerebral cortex, neural mechanisms of cortical cell diversity, comparative neuroanatomy.

 

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

 

Anne Krendl

Anne Krendl
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Social neuroscience; social cognition & aging; impression formation; stigma; stereotyping & prejudice; stereotype threat; functional MRI.

 

Justin Kumar

Justin Kumar
Department of Biology
Specification, patterning and proliferation of the developing retina..

 

Cary Lai

Cary Lai
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Gill Center
Developmental neurobiology, the use of transgenic mouse models to study nervous system function.

 

Thomas W. James

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

 

Emilia Martins

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

 

Jonathan W. Mills

Jonathan W. Mills
School of Informatics and Computing, Research Lab
Dr. Mills' research interest is in computational neuroscience: modelling neural systems using techniques from computational fluid dynamics.

 

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.

 

Brian O'Donnell

Brian O'Donnell
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Cognitive and neural mechanisms affected by schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

 

David M Koceja

Nicholas Port
School of Optometry
The visual-saccadic system.

 

Anne L. Prieto

Anne L. Prieto
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
The potential functional roles of receptor protein tyrosine kinases in the central nervous system.

 

Ben Ramsden

Ben Ramsden
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences,
Organization and function of cerebral cortex at submillimeter scale; methods and technologies in neuroscience; brain sciences education.

 

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.