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Timothy J. DeVoogd

Professor of Psychology and Director, Latin Studies Program

 

DeVoogd, TimothyContact info

278B Uris Hall

Dept. of Psychology, Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-7601

tjd5@cornell.edu

PHONE: 607-255-6430

FAX: 607-255-8433

Publications (Google Scholar)

Research interests

I study how the brains of birds encode learned behaviors like song or memory for food locations. Particular questions now being studied include the neural basis for female song discrimination, and the interplay between the hippocampus and other brain areas in spatial memory. I study these questions in a variety of species in order to infer how these abilities evolved.