University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Joseph Bergan

Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

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Prof. Bergan's research interests include animal behavior and learning; neural and behavioral development; neuroendocrinology; and sensorimotor, cognitive and computational neuroscience. His specific research interests. His laboratory program seeks to understand the principles of how social and defensive stimuli are encoded in the activity of neurons, and how this process can be modulated by behavior state, experience, and neuromodulation.