Steve Siviy

Professor of Psychology

Siviy served as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Sydney and UCLA. He teaches courses in behavioral neuroscience, psychopharmacology, and statistics.

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Behavioral neuroscience, statistics, psychopharmacology

Expertise: Neurobiological Substrates of Mammalian Playfulness

Education: Ph.D., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; B.A., Washington and Jefferson College

Recent Work:

Siviy's research interests are in identifying the neurobiological substrates of play behavior and studying the effects of early social isolation on the structure and function of brain monoamine systems. He has most recently published works in "Behavioral Brain Research," "Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews," "Journal of Comparative Psychology," "Behavioral Neuroscience," and "Physiology and Behavior."

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