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Laura Juliano Professor Department of Psychology

Contact
Send email to Laura Juliano
(202) 885-1715 (Office)
CAS - Psychology
Asbury - 135
Monday and Thursday 1-3 pm
Additional Positions at AU
Director, Behavioral Pharmacology and Health Promotion Laboratory, American University
Degrees
PhD, Clinical Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton
BA, Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton

Bio
Laura M. Juliano earned her PhD. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research addresses cognitive and behavioral mechanisms that influence drug taking and drug effects with an emphasis on tobacco and caffeine.
See Also
Behavioral Pharmacology & Health Promotion Lab
Psychology Department
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Research Interests

Laura M. Juliano conducts research on cognitive and behavioral factors that influence drug taking and drug effects. The goal of this research is to better understand the development and treatment of drug dependence. Her research focuses on tobacco and caffeine; two widely used and important psychoactive drugs, which also serve as suitable models for examining basic factors in drug dependence.

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Area of Expertise

Caffeine, smoking, psychology

Additional Information

Laura M. Juliano supervises the Behavioral Pharmacology and Health Promotion Laboratory, a human experimental and clinical research laboratory in the Department of Psychology at American University. The laboratory conducts research on smoking and caffeine usage. Her 2004 research study on caffeine withdrawal was covered by numerous media outlets, including ABC's Good Morning America,CNN, and the Washington Post.  Her research has also been featured in documentaries aired in the United States, Italy, and South Korea.

For the Media

To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

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