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CarolĀ DeVolder



Main Campus
McMullen Hall, MH110
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Dr. DeVolder teaches classes relating the brain and behavior. Her research interests include memory, forgetting, and memory loss following injury. Dr. DeVolder's most recent interest is the physiology and psychology of humor, laughter, and mirth.

Education and Training

PhD, University of Iowa
Human Experimental Psychology

Courses Taught

Introduction to Psychology
Brain and Behavior
Behavioral Pharmacology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Psychology of Sensation and Perception

Areas of Professional Interest

Memory, memory loss from head injury, cognitive psychology, behavioral neuroscience.

Professional Affiliations

Member of APA Division 2: the Teaching of Psychology
Member of the International Society for Humor Studies
Member of the American Association for Therapeutic Humor
Faculty member for Undergraduate Neuroscience

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