Professor

Expertise: Neuroscience

Fall 2014 Courses

PS 226-51  DRUGS & BEHAVIOR  MWF  9:00-9:50 am
PS 326-51  PSYCHOBIOLOGY  MWF   8:00-8:50 am
PS 386-51   MIND, BRAIN & BEHAVIOR  TR  9:30-10:45 am
PS 426-51  PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY  MWF  9:00-9:50 am

Fall 2014 Office Hours

MW:  10:00 am-12:00 pm
T:  10:00 am-12:00 pm; 1:00-2:00 pm
Other times by appointment

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience
  • Circadian rhythms
  • Neuroendocrinological bases of behavior
  • Psychopharmacology

Recent Research Publications

Murphy, H. M., Ihekoronze, C., & Wideman, C.H. (2011)  Zolpidem-induced changes in activity, metabolism and anxiety in rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 98, 81-86.

Wideman, C.H. & Murphy, H.M. (2009)  Constant light induces alterations in melatonin levels, food intake, feed efficiency, visceral adiposity, and circadian rhythms in rats. Nutritional Neuroscience, 12, 233-240.

Wideman, C. H., Nadzam, G. R., & Murphy, H. M. (2005) Implications of an animal model of sugar addiction, withdrawal and relapse for human health. Nutritional Neuroscience, 8, 269-76.

Murphy, H. M., Wideman, C. H., & Nadzam, G. R. (2003) A laboratory animal model of human shift work. Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science, 38, 316-28.

Murphy, H. M., Wideman, C. H., Aquila, L. A., & Nadzam, G. R. (2002)Telemetry provides new insights into entrainment of activity wheel circadian rhythms and the role of body temperature in the development of ulcers in the activity-stress paradigm. Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science, 37, 228-241.

Murphy, H. M., Wideman, C. H., & Nadzam, G. R. (1998). The role of vasopressin in modulating circadian rhythm responses to phase shifts.Peptides, 19, 1191-1208.

Board Membership

  • Eastern Colleges Science Conference
Professional Organizations
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Association for Psychological Science – Charter Member (Formerly, American Psychological Society)
  • Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience
  • International Behavioral Neuroscience
  • International Brain Research Organization
  • International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • International Union of Physiological Sciences
  •  Kappa Gamma Pi
  •  Midwestern Psychological Association
  •  New York Academy of Sciences
  •  Ohio Academy of Science
  •  Psychonomic Society
  •  Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
  •  Society for Neuroscience
  •  Society for Research on Biological Rhythms
  •  Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior
  •  Society of Heart-Brain Medicine – Charter Member
  •  The International Neuropeptide Society – Charter Member
  •  World Federation of Neuroscientists