Roxanne Prichard portrait

Roxanne Prichard

Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience Program
Degree
Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, 2004
Office
JRC LL05
Phone
(651) 962-5043
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5043
Fax
651-962-5051
Mail
JRC LL56
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Academic History
Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, 2004
B.A., Biopsychology, Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 1998


Expertise
Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
Neuroanatomy

Selected Publications

Prichard JR and Cornett-Murtada.  Music and the mind:  A new interdisciplinary course on the
  science of musical experience. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education: Spring 2011.
       
Lund HG, Reider BL, Whiting AB, Prichard JR.  (2010).  Sleep Patterns and Predictors of Disturbed
  Sleep in a Large Population of College Students.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 46: 124-32.

Prichard JR, Armacanqui HS, Benca RM, Behan M. (2007). Light-dependent retinal innervation of
  the rat superior colliculus. Anatomical Record, 290 (3), 341-348.

Prichard JR, Armacanqui HS, Benca RM and Behan M. (2007)  Light-dependent retinal intervation
  or the rat superior colliculus.  Anatomical Record.  (in press)

Prichard JR.  "Writing to Learn:  An Evaluation of the Calibrated Peer Review (TM) Program in Two
  Neuroscience Courses."  Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education.  Fall 2005.

Prichard JR, Fahy J, Obermeyer WH, Behan M, and Benca RM.  (2004) Sleep-wakefulness
  responses to light are shaped by early experience.  Behavioral Neuroscience, 118:  1262-73.

Prichard JR, Stoffel RT, Quimby DL, Obermeyer WH, Benca RM and Behan M.  (2002) Fos
  immunoreactivity in rat subcortical visual shell in response to illuminance changes.
  Neuroscience, 114: 781-794.

Brueckner JK, AShby LP, Prichard JR and Porter JD.  (1999)  Vestibulo-ocular pathways
  modulate extraocular muscle myosin expression patterns.  Cell and Tissue Research, 295: 477-484 .

Professional Memberships
Society for Neuroscience
Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience
Sleep Research Society

 

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PSYC 206 - L01 Brain & Human Behavior M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC LL62

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

JRC LL62

Course Registration Number:

42813 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Jennifer R. Prichard

An examination of brain systems that subserve human behavior. Topics include: human development, consciousness, social behavior, cognition, emotion and abnormal behavior. Prerequisite: PSYC 111

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 322 - 01 Sensation and Perception M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC LL45

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC LL45

Course Registration Number:

40307 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Jennifer R. Prichard

A study of the structure and function of sensory systems, the information that these systems provide the brain, and the subsequent interpretation of sensory information that we call perception. The course focuses on visual perception (e.g., brightness, color, form, depth, movement, constancy, illusions) and auditory perception (e.g., detection, discrimination, loudness, pitch) and incorporates art and music. Prerequisite: PSYC 212

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 322 - 51 Sensation and Perception/Lab - - W - - - - 1730 - 1915 JRC LL45

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 1915

Location:

JRC LL45

Course Registration Number:

40308 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Jennifer R. Prichard

A study of the structure and function of sensory systems, the information that these systems provide the brain, and the subsequent interpretation of sensory information that we call perception. The course focuses on visual perception (e.g., brightness, color, form, depth, movement, constancy, illusions) and auditory perception (e.g., detection, discrimination, loudness, pitch) and incorporates art and music. Prerequisite: PSYC 212

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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PSYC 298 - 01 Topics: Gender & Neuroscience M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC LL62

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

JRC LL62

Course Registration Number:

22599 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Jennifer R. Prichard

The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule

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