Dr. J. Adam Bennett is an Assistant Professor of the Psychology department at Eastern University. Dr. Bennett teaches courses that focus on learning and motivation, human behavioral pharmacology, biological psychology, cognitive/behavioral psychology, and statistics. His research interests include investigations of basic behavioral principles and molecular analyses of behavior in both human and animal laboratories, assessing the effects of acute alcohol administration on inhibitory control, and the use of optimal foraging models to predict human risky-choice behavior for monetary earnings.
Ph.D., Behavior Analysis, Western Michigan University
Pre-Doctoral Student, Human Behavioral Pharmacology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
M.A., Experimental Psychology, University of North Carolina Wilmington
B.A., Psychology, University of North Carolina Greensboro
Bennett JA, Pietras CJ. (Manuscript in progress). Effects of Added Cost on Human Risky Choice in an Earnings Budget Environment.
Stoops WW, Bennett JA, Lile JA, Sevak, RJ, Rush CR. (Manuscript in Press) Influence of Aripiprazole Pretreatment on the Reinforcing Effects of Methamphetamine In Humans. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry.
Bennett JA, Stoops WW, Rush CR. (2013). Alternative Reinforcer Response Cost Impacts Methamphetamine Choice in Humans. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 103, 481-486.
Bennett JA, Hughes CE, Pitts RC. (2007). Effects of methamphetamine on response rate: A microstructural analysis. Behavioural Processes, 75 (2), 199-205.
Shull RL, Grimes JA, Bennett JA. (2004). Bouts of responding: The relation between bout rate and the rate of variable-interval reinforcement. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 81, 65â€“83.