Research interests include developmental psychobiology, physiological psychology, and neuropsychopharmacology.
Dr. Wilson’s research is aimed at investigating developmental changes in animals. In doing so, he administers various psychoactive agents, i.e., drugs, to animals of different ages, recording varying effects of those drugs on behaviors.
The effects of dopamine subreceptor antagonists on ketamine-induced behaviors as a function of age and sex in rats.
Volunteers may gain knowledge in:
- experimental design
- preparation and administration of drugs
- observation and coding of various behaviors in animals
Project requires the successful completion of either PSY 333/313 (Physiological Psychology w/lab), PSY 391 (Psychopharmacology) or both.