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Psychology Department
Phone: 509-963-2381

Christopher Beeman

Senior Lecturer of Psychology

M.A., Psychology​, Miami University
B.S., Psychology, Wright State University

Office: Psychology Bldg, Room 418

Courses typically taught at CWU:

  • PSY 101 - General Psychology
  • PSY 303 - Analysis of Everyday Behavior
  • PSY 310 - Multicultural Issues in Psychology
  • PSY 313 - Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 478 - Behavioral Neuroscience

General areas of interest: Behavioral neuroscience, biology of long term memory, teaching in psychology, neuroscience outreach

Selected works:

  • Beeman, C. L., Pullins, S. E, Hoogendoorn, J. J., & Quinn, J. J. (2014). Complete lesions of the hippocampus disrupt recent and remote fear memory regardless of lesion-test interval. Poster presentation, Pavlovian Society annual meeting. Seattle, WA.
  • Beeman, C. L., Bauer, P. S., Pierson, J. L., & Quinn, J. J. (2013). Hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex contributions to trace and contextual fear memory expression over time. Learning & Memory, 20(6), 336–43. doi:10.1101/lm.031161.113
  • Pullins, S. E., Beeman, C. L., Hoogendoorn, J. J., & Quinn, J. J. (2013). Temporally-graded retrograde amnesia following trace fear conditioning: Focal hippocampus damage or distal disruption? Poster presentation, Society for Neuroscience annual conference. San Diego, CA.
  • Beeman, C. L., Hoogendoorn, J. J., Pullins, S. E., & Quinn, J. J. (2013). Characterizing the effects of complete hippocampal lesions on trace and contextual fear conditioning following a 30 day lesion-to-test interval. Poster presentation, Society for Neuroscience annual conference. San Diego, CA.
  • Beeman, C. L. (2012). Systems-level memory consolidation following trace fear conditioning, the role of the HPC and mPFC. Oral presentation. Miami Valley Society for Neuroscience, Annual Neuroscience Day. Dayton, OH.

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