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Leslie Amodeo

Leslie Amodeo

Full Time Lecturer, Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor
Office Phone(909) 537-4455
Office LocationSB-529


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago


Developmental Psychobiology (PSYC/HD 324), Drugs and Behavior (PSYC 333), Human Psychophysiology (PSYC 339), Learning and Motivation (PSYC 362), Psychological Statistics (PSYC 210), Advanced Developmental Neuroscience (CD 624), Substance Abuse, Detection, Assessment and Treatment (PSYC 638)

Research and Teaching Interests

My research is focused on understanding the neurocognitive aspects of adolescent development and how drugs of abuse, such as alcohol and psychostimulants, can manipulate that neuro-maturational trajectory. Additionally, my research also focuses on the neural circuitry underlying how we learn and make decisions using a rodent model.