Mindy Miserendino, Ph.D.

Mindy Miserendino, Ph.D.

Associate Professor , Psychology

Dr. Miserendino was a postdoctoral fellow in Neuroscience in the Psychiatry Department at the Yale School of Medicine and also worked there as an Associate Research Scientist. She has been at Sacred Heart University for the past 12 years, and has worked with many capable undergraduates conducting psychopharmacological research in the Neuroscience lab. Dr. Miserendino welcomes inquiries from interested capable students to work as research assistants.

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D., MA, New York University; BA, Franklin and Marshall College

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Physiological Psychology
    • Experimental Psychology: Physiological
    • Experimental Psychology: Learning
    • Psychopharmacology

Research Interests and Grants

    Effects of chronic stimulant drug exposure on brain and behavior; early life experience (enrichment, stress, maternal isolation) effects on later life drug sensitivity and responding.

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Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Humanities Center of Acad Bldg HC*219V
    College of Arts and Sciences
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