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Michael McDannald

assistant professor

Hiram Brownell

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2008


Scholarly Interests: Neural circuits in associative learning; neural basis for predicting the presence and absence of aversive events and how adverse experience early in life alter these predictive abilities in adulthood, focusing on interactions between monoaminergic systems, the amygdala and ventral striatum; common neural encoding of the presence of rewards and the absence of aversive events.

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