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Christopher Bloom


Photo of faculty memberAssociate Professor

Contact Information:
Albertus Magnus Hall 117


Ph.D. - Psychology-Behavioral Neuroscience; St. Louis University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Neuroscience/psychology of fear, animal models of psychopathology, superstitious conditioning, affective neuroscience

Selected Publications:

Rauch, Shannon., Strobel, Cara., Bella, Megan., Zachary, Odachowski., Bloom, Christopher. (2014). Face to face VS Facebook: Does exposure to social networking we sites augment or attenuate physiological arousal among the socially anxious?. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, & Social Networking.17 (3), 1239-1248.

Sheehan, Kelly., Van Reet, Jennifer., Bloom, Christopher. Measuring preschoolers’ superstitious tendencies. Behavioural Processes91, 172-176.

Post, Ryan., Dahlborg, Kaitlyn., O'Loughlin, Lauren., Bloom, Christopher. (2014). Effects of juvenile exposure to predator odor on adolescent and adult anxiety and pain nociception. Physiology & Behavior131, 57-61.

Bloom, Christopher., Post, Ryan., Blumenthal, Brittany., Doyle, Caroline., Peters, Brenna., Mazick, Joshua. (2013). The discriminated punishment model of phobia.. Neuropsychiatric Disease & Treatment, (9), 1239-1248.

Bloom, Christopher., Holly, Shareen. (2011). Toward new avenues in the treatment of non-suicidal self-injury.. The Journal of Pharmacy & Practice25 (4), 472-477.

Recent Presentations:

Bloom, Christopher., Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, "Poster: A Novel Animal Model of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI)". May, 2012.

Bloom, Christopher., International Society for the Study of Self-Injury, New York City, NY, "A novel animal model for the exploration of neurochemical factors in NSSI". June, 2011.

Bloom, Christopher., Association of Psychological Science, Washington, DC, "Phobias: Discriminated Punishment Versus Avoidance; Poster: The Role of Environmental Stressors in Stimulant Elicited Self-Injurious Behaviors". May, 2011.

Bloom, Christopher., Eastern Psychological Association (EPA), Boston, MA, March, 2011.

Bloom, Christopher., Eastern Psychological Association, Brooklyn, NY, "Self-injurious behavior vs. Non-suicidal self-injury: The CNS stimulant Pemoline as a model of self-destructive behavior". March, 2010.

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