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Jorge Barraza


Ph.D. in Social Psychology
Claremont Graduate University

LOCATION 1263 Dartmouth
EMAIL jorge.barraza@cgu.edu
FAX
909.621.8545
HOMEPAGE http://www.neuroeconomicstudies.org/
 

Teaching & Research Interests
Dr. Barraza's research focuses on the neurophysiology of emotional states and decision-making, with an emphasis on the experience of other-focused emotions and prosocial behaviors.  Applied Psychology and Neuroscience, Decision Neuroscience/ Neuroeconomics. Topics: Helping and Altruism, Emotion and Decision-making. Methods: Applied, Behavioral.

Jorge A. Barraza is a Research Professor at Claremont Graduate University and also serves as Assistant Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies.  Dr. Barraza received his doctorate in Applied Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University. His current research relates to the neurophysiology of emotional states and decision-making, with an emphasis in the experience of other-focused emotions and prosocial behaviors. He has published articles and chapters on volunteerism, prosocial motivation, empathy, and the role of oxytocin in human sociality.

Dr. Barraza has extensive training and experience in basic and applied research methodologies including laboratory-based and longitudinal research designs, survey design, hormone measurement, placebo-controlled drug infusion, genotyping, and fMRI. He has worked on various projects funded by the John Templeton Foundation, the National Institute of Aging, the Fetzer Institute, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). Dr. Barraza has also conducted applied research and consulting for non-profit organizations in Southern California. Dr. Barraza has also served as adjunct professor at Whittier College and the University of La Verne.

 

Curriculum Vitae

 
Research  
 
Courses
 SPE  301  Behavioral Neuroscience of Decision-Making
     
     

 

 

 

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