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Psychology

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Beth Powell
Lecturer

email Send E-mail office Office: Bass Hall 402 phone Phone: (413) 585-3954
Office Hours: Thursday 2-4pm or by appointment

Beth Powell (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1986) is a behavioral neuroscientist with interests in the biological basis of mental/emotional disorders and neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease. Current topics of inquiry include the mind/body relationship and its role in stress-related behavior and illness, as well as the use of therapeutic drugs, including herbal remedies, to improve emotional and mental health. She teaches courses in research methods in psychology and neuroscience, physiology of behavior, and psychopharmacology.