Taunjah P. Bell, Ph.D.

Taunjah P. Bell, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vita

Experimental Psychology (specialization in Behavioral Neuroscience), Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2007
Areas of Interest:
1)      Effects of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) on anxiety and the capacity of atropine methyl nitrate to attenuate VNS effects in laboratory rats
2)      Effects of VNS on medically refractory epilepsy, clinical anxiety and treatment-resistant depression in humans
3)      Neurobiological mechanisms underlying emotional control and emotional responses; 4) Impairments in neural mechanisms leading to exaggerated fear and anxiety disorders as well as new forms of treatment for anxiety and depression