brain heartThe Cardiac Neuroscience Laboratory (CNL) is a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) supported psychophysiology lab. This lab conducts substance use research that integrates the conceptual models and methods of psychology, neuroscience, physiology, and advanced quantitative strategies. Ongoing research focuses on cardiovascular signaling to understand the relationships between alcohol and other drug use behaviors, cognition, emotional regulation, and brain activity. The lab provides team science training for undergraduate and graduate students, post-baccalaureate research assistants, postdoctoral fellows, and early career faculty.

Directed by Marsha Bates, Ph.D. and Jennifer Buckman, Ph.D.