Jeffrey R. Stevens
Phone: +1 402 472 1840
|Dr. Stevens is the director of the Adaptive Decision Making Lab. He received his Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior from the University of Minnesota in 2002. He then spent four years as a Ruth L Kirschstein postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. From 2006-2011, he held a research scientist position in the Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development.
Dr. Stevens is now an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and is a faculty member in the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior and the Systems Biology of Social Behavior Initiative. He is editor-in-chief of Frontiers in Comparative Psychology, an open-access journal aiming to publish top-quality research on psychological approaches to animal behavior and cognition. Dr. Stevens is interested in the evolution of decision making in humans and other animals. At the moment, his research focuses on cooperation, intertemporal choice, risky choice, and social contact. He teaches courses on Evolution, Behavior and Society and the Psychology of Decision Making.
|Juan graduated with honors in Psychology from the University of Maryland in 2011. He completed his senior thesis on multimodal integration in the praying mantis and subsequently worked as a primate enrichment intern studying ape cognition and behavior at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park.|
Vitor Hugo Oliveira