Behavioural Neuroscience

Floresco, S. Neural circuits subserving learning and executive functions; behavioural and electrophysiological analyses of limbic-cortical-striatal interactions involved in decision making and behavioural flexibility; animal models of schizophrenia and drug addiction.
Galea, L. Hormonal control of adult hippocampal neurogenesis; behavioural correlates of adult neurogensis; hormonal control of learning and memory; sex differences in the neural and behavioural response to stress; animal models of depression.
Gorzalka, B. Clinical Sexual dysfunction; sexual psychophysiology; ethnic differences in sexual behavior and attitudes; cognitive factors in sexual arousal; menopause.
Rankin, C. Understanding how experience changes the nervous system, investigations of learning and memory in a simple invertebrate, the nematode C.elegans, including studies of development, aging, laser ablation of identified neurons, and genetic mutation.
Snyder, J.S. My lab is interested in the relationships between neuronal activity, plasticity and behaviour with a focus on neurogenesis in the adult brain.
Soma, K. againg; neurobiology of exercise; neuroendocrinology; neuroimmunology; neuroethology;
Winstanley, C. Exploring the basis of cognitive function and impulse control at a neural, neurochemical and molecular level using rodent analogues of human neuropsychological tests; emphasis on frontostriatal systems, goal-directed behaviour, serotonin, dopamine and noradrenaline.
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