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Sean Mooney-Leber

BIO

After completing post-doctoral research at Penn State University, Sean Mooney-Leber joined the Department of Psychology faculty at UW-Stevens Point. His emphasis is in behavioral genetics, early-life adversity and stress and neuropharmacology.

PUBLICATIONS

Haas, G., Wang, W., Saffar, M., Mooney-Leber, S. M., & Brummelte, S. (2020). Probiotic treatment (Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum 35624™) affects stress responsivity in male rats after chronic corticosterone exposure. Behavioural Brain Research, 393.  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32485204/

Mooney‐Leber, S. M., Spielmann, S. S., & Brummelte, S. (2018). Repetitive neonatal pain and reduced maternal care alter brain neurochemistry. Developmental Psychobiology, 60(8), 963-974. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30288732/

QUOTE

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

FUN FACT

When he was growing up, he wanted to be a professional baseball player.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office:
SCI D329

Education

Ph.D. - Psychology
Wayne State University

M.S. - Experimental Psychology
Northern Michigan University

B.A. - Psychology
University of Minnesota – Morris

Courses

Behavioral Neuroscience
Introduction to Psychology
Research Methods in Psychology