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Mitch Harden

Instructor of Psychology

Salvia divinorum, Neuroscience, psychopharmacology, general psychology.  Animal researcher in the rat lab at UMSL for the past five years studying the effects of hormones, stimulants, and opioids on behavior.  Recently researching the anti-depressant properties of Salvia divinorum. Adjunct faculty of the year in 2009-10. Member of American Psychological Association, graduate mentor for the Association for Psychological Science.

Master of Arts, behavioral neuroscience, University of Missouri-St. Louis; Bachelor of Arts, psychology, University of Southern Indiana. Currently pursuing a doctorate degree.

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