Barbara Kucinski, Ph.D.

  • Lecturer II, Psychology

Psi Chi National Honors Society, University of Pittsburgh Chapter, Faculty Advisor

Panther Psychology Club, Faculty Advisor

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Research Interest Summary

Principles of Learning; Biopsychological Processes; Pedagogy

Research Interests

Principles of learning (specifically classical and operant conditioning processes, interaction between psychological factors and health, interaction between environmental cues and addictive behaviors (Emailed Barbara) 

Representative Publications

Kucinski, B.J., Antelman, S.M., Caggiula, A.R., Fowler, H., Gershon, S., Edwards, D.J. (1999). Cocaine-induced oscillation is conditionable. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 63(3), 449-455.

Kucinski, B.J., Antelman, S.M., Caggiula, A.R., Fowler, H., Gershon, S., Edwards, D.J., Austin, MC. (1998). Oscillatory effects of repeated morphine on shock-induced hypoalgesia and beta-endorphin. Synapse, 30(1), 30-37.

Antelman, S.M., Caggiula, A.R., Edwards, D.J., Gershon, S., Kucinski, B.J., Kiss, S., Kocan, D. (2000). Long-term oscillation of corticosterone following intermittent cocaine. Journal of Neural Transmission, 107(3), 369-375.

Accepting Graduate Students

No

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