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Terence Bazzett

Professor of Psychology
Bailey 145
585-245-5248
bazzett@geneseo.edu
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Terence Bazzett has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1996.

For more information, visit Terence Bazzett's web page.

Research Interests

  • Animal models of neurodegenerative disorders of aging, particularly disorders characterized by motor dysfunction

Research Links

Student Opportunities

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • B.S. Psychology, Central Michigan University 1985

  • Ph.D. Biological Psychology, SUNY Buffalo, 1990

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Neurology, University of Michigan 1990-1995

Recent Classes Taught

  • Behavioral Pharmacology

  • Behavior Genetics

  • Behavioral Research Methods

  • Introduction to Biological Psychology

Selected Publications

  • Bazzett T, Z Zahid & MA Brady (2018). Engaging, Entertaining, and Educating Under Served and At-Risk Youth with STEM-Based Activities.

    Journal for Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (JUNE)

  • Bazzett, T. (2007) An Introduction to Behavior Genetics. Sinauer Associates Inc., Publishers, Sunderland, MA

  • Bazzett T and RL Albin (2001). Huntington disease: A model of excitotoxic chronic neurodegeneration.

    In: T Palomo, RJ Beninger and T Archer (Eds.), Strategies for Studying Brain Disorders 5: Neurodegenerative Brain Disorders. Editorial Síntesis, Madrid, Spain.

Classes

  • PSYC 233: Intro to Biological Psychology

    A study of the physiological basis of human and animal behavior, emphasizing particularly the dependence of processes such as perception, motivation, learning, and problem-solving upon the character and integrity of the nervous system.

  • PSYC 251: Intro to Behavioral Res Method

    A systematic study of the principles of research design and methods. Topics include scientific methods of descriptive, correlational, basic experimental, quasi-experimental, and single-subject approaches, issues of validity and experimental control, ethical considerations, and skills in accessing and using psychological literature, critical reading, and scientific writing using American Psychological Association style.

  • PSYC 357: Behavior Genetics

    Behavior genetics is the application of genetic research strategies to the study of behavior. Methods and theories are presented along with findings in specific domains of behavior, such as the genetics of mental illness, the genetics of behavioral responses to drugs, and the genetics of specific cognitive abilities and disabilities. Issues of genetic counseling are also addressed.