Primary Faculty

Steven R. Asher

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Peer relations, friendship, social competence, social cognition, loneliness

Monika Bauer

Instructor of Psychology & Neuroscience

Gary G. Bennett

Bishop-MacDermott Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Obesity, digital health, mHealth, intervention, medically vulnerable populations, population health, dissemination

Elika Bergelson

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Language acquisition, word learning, cognitive development, psycholinguistics

Roberto Cabeza

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Episodic memory, semantic memory, visual memory, attention effects on memory, healthy aging, Alzheimer's Disease, fMRI, TMS, cognitive neuroscience

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

Harris M. Cooper

Hugo L. Blomquist Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Research synthesis and meta-analysis, research methods and ethics, education policy

Ruth S. Day

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Everyday cognition, medical cognition, psychology and law, memory for movement, education

Tobias Egner

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Cognitive control, memory, attention, predictive coding, neuroimaging, neurostimulation

Sarah Elizabeth Gaither

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

biracial and social identities, interracial interactions, racial categorizations, social development

Jennifer M. Groh

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Perception, Vision, Hearing, Neuroscience, Space, brain stimulation

Bridgette Martin Hard

Associate Professor of the Practice of Psychology and Neuroscience

Ahmad Hariri

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Neuroscience, genetics, psychopathology risk, individual differences

Rick Hoyle

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Self-regulation, personality, adolescent problem behavior, research methods

Scott Huettel

Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and Chair

Decision making, neuroeconomics, behavioral economics, social cognition, executive function, fMRI

Kevin S. LaBar

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Emotion, memory, fear, associative learning, brain imaging, psychophysiology

Mark R. Leary

Garonzik Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and Director of Graduate Studies

Social motivation and emotion, self-reflection, self-relevant thought, self-compassion

Elizabeth J. Marsh

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Associate Chair

Memory, learning, knowledge, metacognition, education

Reiko Mazuka

Research Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Jenna McHenry

Assistant Professor (Starting September 2018)

social behavior, affective states, sex differences, neural circuits, in vivo two-photon calcium imaging, freely moving miniscope calcium imaging, optogenetics

Warren H. Meck

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Neuroanatomical and neuropharmacological basis of timing and time perception

Stephen Mitroff

Associate Research Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Terrie E. Moffitt

Nannerl O. Keohane University Professor

Developmental psychopathology, longitudinal cohorts, aging, neuropsychology, antisocial

Eve S. Puffer

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Global mental health, community-based interventions, family functioning, HIV prevention, child mental health

Martha Putallaz

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Children's social competency and relationships, parent and peer influences, aggression and peer rejection

David Rabiner

Research Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

David C. Rubin

Juanita M. Kreps Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Memory, autobiographical memory, PTSD, Oral traditions, neural basis of memory

Gregory Russell Samanez-Larkin

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

James Shah

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Motivation, goal pursuit, social cognition, self-regulation

Kathleen J. Sikkema

Gosnell Family Professor in Global Health

HIV, global mental health, clinical psychology, community intervention trials, HIV prevention, global health, gender

Timothy J. Strauman

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Self-regulation, depression, translational research

Michael Tomasello

James F. Bonk Professor

Children, great apes, social cognition, communication, cooperation, social learning

Makeba Parramore Wilbourn

Associate Professor of the Practice of Psychology and Neuroscience

Development, gesture, early word learning, cognition and language, socio-cultural factors

Christina L. Williams

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Effects of nutrients and hormones on the brain, neuroscience, development, estrogen, choline

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Myron L. Wolbarsht

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Henry Yin

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Reward, action, goal, learning, habit, basal ganglia, brain, motivation