Dr. John Holden

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Associate Professor

Education
• PhD Cognitive and Biological Psychology University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2003
• MA Cognitive and Biological Psychology University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2000
• BA Magna cum Laude Psychology University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 1995

Dr. Holden’s interests include animal learning and memory, psychopharmacology and general cognition. In the last few years his lab has run projects relating to the effects of drugs on depression, anxiety and addiction.

Students who have research interests related to learning and memory or psychopharmacology should contact Dr. Holden for more information.

Dr. Holden teaches the following courses:

 

• PSY 185 Drugs and Human Behavior
• PSY 210 Introduction to Psychological Science
• PSY 231 Statistics
• PSY 298 Health Psychology
• PSY 308/309 Experimental Psychology with Lab
• PSY 311 Careers in Psychology
• PSY 410 Sensation and Perception

 

Supervised Student Research

It is anticipated that there will be opportunities for students to assist with Dr. Holden’s research in one or more of the above areas. Students with ideas for independent research are also welcome to propose new projects.