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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Michael McDannald

assistant professor

Hiram Brownell

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2008

Office: McGuinn 514
Phone: 617-552-2714

McDannald Lab

Scholarly Interests: Neural circuits underlying prediction of safety and danger; how adverse early experience such as stress or heavy alcohol drinking alter predictive abilities in adulthood; single-unit recording and optogenetic manipulation of brainstem and midbrain monoaminergic systems, the amygdala and prefrontal cortex; unraveling the complex interactions between stress, learning and alcohol/drug use.

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PSYC2285 Behavioral Neuroscience

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