Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Phone: +1 512 471 1090, +1 512 471 2423
Dr. Christine Duvauchelle's areas of specilization include behavioral and neurochemical approaches to the study of the brain's reward circuitry and how this pathway relates to drug addiction. Recently, her field of concentration has primarily been in the area of cocaine-induced enhancement of environmental learning, particularly in relation to drug relapse processes. She also has initiated a series of studies investigating the neurochemical, physiological and behavioral effects of Ecstasy.
Cocaine addiction, brain research