Terence Bazzett

Professor of Psychology and Department Chair
Bailey 131

Terence Bazzett has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1996.

Research Interests

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

Research Links

Student Opportunities


Curriculum Vitae


  • 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.


  • 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.