Biological/Neuroscience

Dr. Jennifer Mailloux

jmaillou@umw.edu

(540) 654-1555

Mercer 326

Classes Taught:

  • Biological Psychology
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychology of Human Sexuality
  • Introductory Statistics for Psychology
  • Advanced Statistics for Psychology
  • Research Seminar in Biological Psychology
  • Independent Research

Research Interests:

  • The perceived and actual processing of weak external and internal body sensations.
  • How the processing of body sensations influences sexual satisfaction, object recognition, and eating behaviors.

Favorite Paper Published:

DeVille, D. C., Erchull, M. J., & Mailloux, J. (2021). Intuitive eating mediates the relationship between interoceptive sensitivity and eating disorder risk.  Eating Behaviors, 41, Article 101495. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eatbeh.2021.101495

Favorite Hobby: 

Classic car enthusiasm

 

Dr. Hilary Stebbins

hstebbin@umw.edu

(540) 654- 1554

Mercer 328

Classes Taught: 

  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • First-Year Seminar: The Science of Sleep
  • Research Seminar in Biological Psychology
  • Independent Research

Research Interests: 

  • The cognitive effects of sleep deprivation, especially those related to individual differences in dopamine function.

Favorite Paper Published:

Stebbins, H. E., Jacobs, M. E., Hatton, K. T., Kaila, E. N., & Rhoades, M. M. (2021). Spontaneous eye blink rate mediates the relationship between sleepiness and impulsivity to negative stimuli. Biological Psychology, 165, 108191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2021.108191

Favorite Hobby:

Reading outdoors while camping