Jocelyne Bachevalier, Ph.D. Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor, University of Paris, 1975. Learning, memory, and socioemotional development in nonhuman primates and humans. Impact of early insult to the temporal lobe and prefrontal cortex in the maturation of cognitive skills. Plasticity and reorganization of functions in neural systems mediating cognition and behavior. Primate models of developmental neuropsychiatric disorders in humans, such as autism, schizophrenia, ADHD.
Gregory S. Berns, M.D., Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Neuroeconomics, University of California Davis, 1990. Neuroimaging of human decision making. Awake fMRI of dogs. Comparative neurobiology.
Frans B. M. de Waal, Ph.D. Charles Howard Candler Professor of Primate Behavior. Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1977. Social behavior and social cognition emphasizing mechanisms of reconciliation and reciprocity in nonhuman primates.
David Edwards, Ph.D. Charles Howard Candler Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience. University of California, Irvine, 1968. Psychobiology of motivation. Hormonal activation of neural mechanisms for sexual behavior. Sex differentiation. Human sexuality.
Harold Gouzoules, Ph.D. Professor. University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1980. Animal behavior; primate social behavior and communication; primate vocal communication; recruitment of support in agonistic encounters; the evolution and ethology of screams in human and nonhuman primates.
Robert Hampton, Ph.D. Professor. University of Toronto, 1995. Comparative psychology. Neurobiology of learning, memory, and metacognition in nonhuman primates.
Aubrey Kelly, Ph.D. Assistant Professor. Indiana University, 2014. Neural mechanisms of social behavior; neuroplasticity; individual and species differences in behavior; development of the social brain; evolution of sociality.
Donna Maney, Ph.D. Professor. University of Washington, 1997. Genetic and neuroendocrine bases of social behavior, hormonal modulation of auditory processing, environmental regulation of reproductive function.
Joseph Manns, Ph.D. Associate Professor. University of California, San Diego, 2002.In vivo electrophysiological studies of memory in the rat hippocampus. Memory and amnesia in humans.
Darryl Neill, Ph.D. Professor, University of Chicago, 1972. Brain neurotransmitters and behavior, particularly the role of brain dopamine in behavior. Neuroanatomy and neurochemistry of brain mechanisms for positive reinforcement. Measurement of neurotransmitter release in behaving animals via dialysis perfusion. Brain mechanisms involved in mood disorders and drug abuse.
Hillary R. Rodman, Ph.D. Associate Professor. Princeton University, 1986. Plasticity, development, evolution and modular organization of cerebral cortex and the visual system, particularly extrastriate cortex. Species and individual differences in the neural substrates of cognition and behavior. Mechanisms of recovery after brain injury. 'Blindsight' and face recognition.
Kim Wallen, Ph.D. Dobbs Professor of Psychology. University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978. Social behavior of animals emphasizing nonhuman primates. Social and hormonal influences upon the development and expression of sexual behavior. Development of sexually dimorphic behavior and social roles in nonhuman primates.
Ronald Boothe, Ph.D. Candler Professor of Psychology.
Michael Zeiler, Ph.D. Candler Professor of Psychology. New School for Social Research, 1962. Experimental analysis of learned behavior. Applications of evolutionary theory to acquired behavior. Timing in animals. Control systems in operant behavior. Elimination of behavior with positive reinforcement. Dynamics of response strength and output.