Behavioral Sciences — Editors

Journal Contact
Behavioral Sciences Editorial Office
MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
Ms. Janice Bi

Assistant Editor
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Tel. +86 10 8152 1170


Dr. John Coverdale (Website)

Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Center for Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Interests: mental illness; biomedical ethics; media depictions; educational; research and scholarship; evidence based medicine
Special Issues and Collections

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. David A. Washburn (Website)

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302-5010, USA
Interests: comparative cognition; attention; cognitive control; history of psychology
Prof. Dr. Charles I. Abramson (Website)

Department of Psychology, Oklahoma State University, 116 N. Murray Stillwater,OK 74078, USA
Interests: behavioral neuroscience; learning; comparative psychology; agrochemicals
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: What is Cognition?
Dr. Evan Balaban (Website)

N8/15 Stewart Biological Sciences Building, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Penfield Avenue, Montreal QC H3A 1B1, Canada
Interests: neuroscience; neuroimaging; behavioral development; behavioral evolution; auditory communication; behavior and genetics
Prof. Dr. Ann L. Baldwin (Website)

Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724-5051, USA
Interests: mind-body communication; stress; sympatho-vagal balance
Prof. Dr. Gary G. Berntson (Website)

Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, 1835 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
Interests: functional organization of brain mechanisms underlying behavioral and affective processes; neurobiology of aggression; multiple levels of organization and analysis is neurobehavioral systems; bottom-up processes in anxiety, autonomic control, and immune functions; the social neuroscience of health and disease
Dr. O. Joseph Bienvenu (Website)

Johns Hopkins University, 600 N. Wolfe St. - Meyer 115, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Interests: anxiety disorders; personality; nosology of psychiatric conditions; epidemiology; genetic epidemiology; and psychiatric conditions after critical illness/intensive care
Dr. John P. Clapper (Website)

Department of Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino CA 92407-2318, USA
Interests: cognitive psychology; categories and concepts; classification; unsupervised learning; attention and memory organization; computational models of human learning
Prof. Dr. Linda B. Cottler (Website)

University of Florida, 2004 Mowry Road, PO Box 100231 Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: epidemiology; prevention interventions; substance abuse and dependence; mental illness; community based research; assessment development
Prof. Dr. Richard A. Deitrich (Website)

Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora Co, 80045-0508, USA.
Interests: pharmacogenetics of ethanol actions; behavioral genetics of addiction; biochemical pathways of ethanol and aldehyde metabolism and actions
Prof. Dr. Tim Hodgson (Website)

School of Psychology, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS, UK
Interests: eye movements; attention; neuroscience/social neuroscience; executive function; frontal lobes; parkinsons disease
Dr. Scott J. Hunter (Website)

Departments of Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience and Pediatrics, University of Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Interests: pediatric neuropsychology; developmental neuroscience; neurodevelopmental disorders (neurogenetic and acquired developmental disorders, i.e., autism, neurofibromatosis, down syndrome); epilepsies; attention; executive functions; intervention
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Learning and Memory Deficits Related to Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Special Issue: Socioeconomic Adversity, Associated Risks, and Resilience across Neurocognitive, Emotional, and Behavioral Development
Dr. Lucy Huskinson (Website)

School of Philosophy and Religion, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG, UK
Interests: continental philosophy; depth psychology; environmental behaviour; mental health and religion/spirituality; symbolism
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Analytical Psychology: Theory and Practice
Dr. Scott D. Lane (Website)

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, 1941 East Road, Houston, TX 77054, USA
Interests: human psychopharmacology; impulse control disorders (addiction, ASPD, bipolar disorder); human aggression; decision making; impulsivity; response inhibition/attention; behavioral neuroscience; timing/temporal discrimination
Dr. Heather C. Lench (Website)

Department of Psychology, Texas A&M University, 4235 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-4235, USA
Interests: emotion; affect; optimism; affective forecasting; cognition
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Functional Perspectives on Emotion, Behavior, and Cognition
Prof. Dr. Patricia J. McLaughlin (Website)

Director, Graduate Program in Anatomy Dept Neural and Behavioral Sciences, H-109, Room C3727 Penn State University College of Medicine 500 University Drive Hershey, PA 17033-0850, USA
Interests: neuropeptides; receptors; opioids; endogenous peptides; development; brain; neurodegeneration; multiple sclerosis; cancer; diabetes; wound healing; epithelial homeostasis
Prof. Dr. Marc N. Potenza (Website)

Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
Interests: substance addictions; behavioral addictions; impulse-control disorders; neuroscience; psychopharmacology; development; gender-related differences; gambling behaviors
Prof. Dr. Andy Smith (Website)

Centre for Occupational and Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AS, UK
Interests: noise and cognition; fatigue; minor illnesses; nutrition and behaviour; stress; psychopharmacology; caffeine
Dr. Craig A. Smith (Website)

Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
Interests: emotion; stress; coping; long-term adaptation to chronic illness
Prof. Dr. Lynn M. Tepper (Website)

Behavioral Science Department, Columbia University, SPH/CDM,Health Sciences Campus, 630 West 168 Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
Interests: behavioral science in medical and dental education; aging and mental health; health promotion and disease prevention; gerontology
Prof. Dr. Philip Anthony Vernon (Website)

Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A 5C2, Canada
Interests: personality; intelligence and mental abilities; behavioral genetics
Prof. Dr. David F. Wozniak (Website)

Department of Psychiatry, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Interests: drug-induced developmental apoptosis; rodent models of human diseases; behavioral phenotyping; role of glutamate receptors in behavior and neurotoxicity

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Tel. +41 61 683 77 34
Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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