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The role of psychobiology in understanding abnormal behaviors has become increasingly important over the past decade. My research focuses on the neurobiology of stress, a critical variable in the development and expression of many psychological disorders. By using simple animal models that permit the manipulation and control of stress and other relevant variables, I hope to understand the neural causes and consequences of abnormal behavior. I am using such models to characterize alterations in neural plasticity resulting from stress. More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pyramidal Neurons in Prefrontal Cortex: A Study in Sugar and Chocolate,

Sarah Richards 2012

 

 

Cara Wellman, Ph.D.
Cara Wellman, Ph.D.
Professor
Psychological and Brain Sciences
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405

Multidisciplinary Science Building II

Room 202

(812) 855-4922 (office)
(812) 855-4691 (fax)
(812) 855-1769 (lab)
wellmanc@indiana.edu

 

 

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