Behavioral Neuroscience

Dr. David Moorman speaking at the Neuroscience Summit in the spring of 2016.

Members of the Behavioral Neuroscience area focus their research and teaching on the neurobiological and evolutionary bases of behavior, using animal models ranging from spiders to rodents, birds, and nonhuman primates. Research in the area examines phenomena such as hormone production and action, sensory processing, addiction, stress, and a variety of cognitive and behavioral states. 

​Laboratories within the Behavioral Neuroscience area include: