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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?.

Sheehan, Kelly., Van Reet, Jennifer., Bloom, Christopher. Measuring preschoolers’ superstitious tendencies.

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.

Bloom, Christopher., Post, Ryan., Blumenthal, Brittany., Doyle, Caroline., Peters, Brenna., Mazick, Joshua. (2013). The discriminated punishment model of phobia..

Bloom, Christopher., Holly, Shareen. (2011). Toward new avenues in the treatment of non-suicidal self-injury..

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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