dominican logo top
 

Afshin Gharib, Ph.D.

Dr. Gharib's research interests include the cognitive and neural mechanisms of associative learning - focusing on the role of attention, timing, and response learning in operant conditioning - and age-related changes in learning and memory. He is particularly interested in the effectiveness of antioxidants in reversing age associated declines in cognition. His teaching interests include Introduction to Psychology, Physiological Psychology, and Statistics and Research Methods.

 
afshin g.jpgAssociate Professor, Psychology

Email: agharib@dominican.edu
Office: Bertrand Hall, Room 27c
Phone: (415) 257-0174


Academic Area

Cognitive Neuroscience


Educational Background

  • BA, Brown University
  • MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley


Courses Regularly Taught

Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods, Physiological Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Learning, Aging, Evolutionary Psychology, Hormones and Behavior, Comparative Psychology, Directed Research

 

Research Interests

My research focuses on learning, memory and aging, as well as on factors that can affect student learning.


Common Sites & Pages


Students

Faculty & Staff

Alumni/Parents