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Peter Winsauer, PhD



Keywords Associated with Work Pharmacology Behavioral Pharmacology, Psychopharmacology
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests Behavioral Pharmacology Expertise in using operant conditioning to study the effects of drugs on learning and memory. Operant-conditioning procedures can also be used to study the discriminative-stimulus and reinforcing effects of drugs.
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests Drug Development Interested in developing therapeutics for drug abuse and drug dependence.
Unique Equipment Used Operant Chambers/Boxes Operant boxes, 28-volt power supplies, 28v/5v interfaces, electromechanical feeders, activity chambers, 8-arm radial maze, and nonhuman primate response panels
Unique Techniques Used or Developed Repeated Acquisition Operant techniques for studying learning and memory in a variety of species, including mice, rats, pigeons, and nonhuman primates.
Last Updated: 01/24/2017