T. Lee Bakner - Professor of Psychology
- B.A., 1987, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Psychology, Summa cum laude
- M.A. 1990, Kent State University, Experimental Psychology; Specialty Area, Biopsychology
- Ph.D. 1992, Kent State University, Experimental Psychology; Specialty Area, Biopsychology
Academic Interests: My interests are in the area broadly defined as Biopsychology (sometimes called Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychobiology, and Physiological Psychology), and the study of brain-behavior relationships. I explore questions related to brain and behavioral systems implicated in psychoactive drug use and abuse.
Logan, R., Olson, M.E., & Bakner, L. (2009). Cocaine suppresses social facilitation of operant responding in Sprague-Dawley Rats. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.
Buck, H.M., Bakner, L., & Zerizef, C.L. (2008). One compartment versus two: Training variables that attenuate cocaine-induced CPP in rats. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
Bakner, L., & Morgan, S.J. (2007). Tolerance to the synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonist, WIN 55,212-2, in Sprague-Dawley rats. Poster presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.
Young, E., & Bakner, L. (2006). Attenuation of cocaine-induced conditioned place preferences by alcohol: An interaction of appetitive and aversive drug properties. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.
Fidler, T.L., Bakner, L., & Cunningham, C.L. (2004). Conditioned place aversion induced by intragastric administration of ethanol in rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 77, 731-743.
Exploring Psychoogy (PSYC 104) Survey of Psychology (PSYC 101) Introduction to Biopsychology (PSYC 182) Design & Analysis (PSYC 250) Drugs & Behavior (PSYC 325) Learning (PSYC 275) Seminar in Biopsychology (PSYC 382) Senior Seminar: Issues in Psychology (PSYC 485)
When I'm away from the college, I enjoy the following activities: time with my daughters and watching their swim meets sports (football, rugby, handball, basketball) fishing hiking guitar