Institute of Mental Research
Institute of Mental Research
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Christopher G Beevers

Professor

beevers@utexas.edu |
(512) 232-3706 |
CLA 4.528

Education: Ph.D., University of Miami

Interests: Etiology, maintenance, and treatment of unipolar depression in adults; translational behavioral research; integration of genetic and cognitive perspectives.


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Bharath Chandrasekaran

Assistant Professor

bchandra@mail.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-2035 |
CMA 4.137

Education: Ph.D., Purdue University

Interests: Sensory and cognitive processes that underlie speech and music perception in normal and clinical populations using functional magnetic resonance imaging and electrophysiological methods.


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Robert A Josephs

Professor

bob.josephs@utexas.edu |
(512) 471-9788 |
SEA 3.204

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Person-environment interaction and its contribution to psychopathology, such as depression, anxiety, and alcohol use; human neuroendocrinology, molecular genetics, and social psychology.


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Timothy J. Loving

Associate Professor

tjloving@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-0973 |
SEA 2.322G

Education: Ph.D., Purdue University

Interests: Interests: Adolescence and young adulthood; interpersonal relationships and its relation to mental health; open science and research transparency.


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W. Todd Maddox

Professor

Maddox@psy.utexas.edu |
(512) 475-8494 |
SEA 5.226

Education: PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Interests: Cognitive neuroscience of classification, decision-making and attention; translational applications to normal aging, neurological and clinical disorders.


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Marie H Monfils

Assistant Professor

marie.monfils@gmail.com |
(512) 471-4139 |
SEA 6.104

Education: Ph.D., University of Lethbridge

Interests: Fear conditioning, learning, memory, consolidation, extinction, reconsolidation, synaptic plasticity, and long-term potentiation


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Kari Nations

Research Fellow and Clinical Assistant Professor

kari.nations@mail.utexas.edu |
(512) 475-6817 |
SEA 4.310

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Depression, placebo response, biomarkers of treatment response, treatment outcome research.


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Rebecca Neal-Beevers

Psychology Research Scientist

nealr@psy.utexas.edu |
(512) 475-8491 |
CLA 4.526

Education: Ph.D., University of Miami

Interests: Social and communication development in infants and young children; early identification of developmental delay in at-risk populations; autism


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Mark Powers

Research Associate Professor

mbpowers@utexas.edu |
512-471-4253 |
CLA 4.524

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Nature, causes, and treatment of PTSD and other Anxiety and Substance Use Disorders


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David M Schnyer

Professor

schnyer@utexas.edu |
(512) 475-8499 |
SEA 5.246

Education: Ph.D., University of Arizona

Interests: Cognitive neuroscience in healthy and disordered populations, especially aging and depression; EEG, MEG, fMRI methodologies.


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Jason Shumake

Biostatistician / Research Assistant Professor

shumake@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-2206 |
CLA 4.414

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: statistics and data analysis, individual differences, emotion and emotional disorders, computational neuroanatomy


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Jasper Smits

Professor

smits@utexas.edu |
(512) 475-8095 |
CLA 4.522

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Development of behavioral and integrative treatments for anxiety disorders (e.g., social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder) and related problems (smoking, overeating, physical inactivity)


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Michael J Telch

Professor

telch@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 475-8488 |
SEA 3.102

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Agrophobia, anxiety and phobic disorders, behavioral medicine, behavioral therapies, cognitive processes of behavior change, and therapy outcome evaluation.