Jim, James CorwinJames V. Corwin, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Phone: (815)753-7088
Fax: (815)753-8088
jcorwin@niu.edu
Office: PM 410

EDUCATION

Ph.D.: University of Kentucky, 1979

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Recovery of function following brain damage; anatomy of prefrontal cortex; neural mechanims underlying attention and spatial behavior; cerebral lateralization effects on behavior

 

 

 

FREQUENTLY TAUGHT CLASSES

  • PSYC 300 Introduction to Brain and Behavior

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

  • Brenneman, M. M., Wagner, S. J., Cheatwood, J. L., Heldt, S. A., Corwin, J. V., Reep, R. L., Kartje, G. L., Mir, A. K. & Schwab, M. E. (2008). Nogo inhibition induces recovery from neglect in rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 187, 262-272.
  • Kamishina, H., Yurcisin, G. H., Corwin, J. V. & Reep, R. L. (2008). Striatal projections from the rt lateral posterior thalamic nucleus. Brain Research, 1204, 24-39.
  • Reep, R. L., Wu, J. H., Cheatwood, J. L., Corwin, J.V., Kartje, G. L. & Mir, A. (2008). Quantification of synaptic density in corticostriatal projections from rat medial agranular cortex. Brain Research, In press.
  • Reep, R. L. & Corwin, J. V. (2008). Posterior parietal cortex as part of a neural network for directed attention in rats. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, In press.
  • Conte, W. L., Kamishina, H., Corwin, J. V. & Reep, R. L., (2008). Topography in the projections of lateral posterior thalamus to cingulate and medial agranular cortex in relation to circuitry for directed attention and neglect. Brain Research, In press.

REPRESENTATIVE GRANTS

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NIMH/Behavioral & Integrative Neuroscience Grant,  "Induced plasticity and recovery from neglect in rats." 3/1/04 * 2/28/07.