Johnson, David

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  Weill Cornell Medical College  Neuroscience  2015 
    BA  New York University  Psychology  2008 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, CUNY  Assistant Professor  Behavioral Sciences  9/2018 - present 
    Manchester University  Assistant Professor  Psychology  9/2015-9/2018 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Barnard College, Columbia University  Adjunct Instructor  Psychology  1/2015-5/2015 
    Baruch College, CUNY  Adjunct Instructor  Psychology  9/2014-5/2015 
  4. Non Academic Experience


  5. Employment Record At This Institution

  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

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    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Divencha, I., Drysdale, A. Hartley, C.A., Johnson, D.C.*, Glatt, C., Lee, F.S., & Casey, B.J.. "FAAH genetic variation enhances fronto-amygdala function in mouse and human.." Nature Communications. 6 2015: 6395.

        Johnson, D.C. & Casey, B.J.. "Extinction during memory reconsolidation blocks recovery of fear in adolescents.." Scientific Reports. 5 2015: 8863.

        Johnson, D.C. & Casey, B.J.. "Easy to remember, difficult to forget: the development of fear regulation." Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 11. 11 2015: 42-55.

        Pattwell, S., Duhoux, S., Hartley, C., Johnson, D.C., Jing, D., Elliott, M., Ruberry, E., Powers, A., Mehta, N., Yang, R., Soliman, F., Glatt, C., Casey, B.J., Ninan, I., & Lee, F.S.. "Altered fear learning across development in both mouse and human.." PNAS. 109 2012: 16318–16323.

        Schiller, D., Monfils, M.H., Raio, C.M., Johnson, D.C., LeDoux, J.E., & Phelps, E.A.,. "Preventing the return of fear in humans using reconsolidation update mechanisms.." Nature. 463 2010: 49-53.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Operationalizing Fear Memory Strength" 2019: Gordon Research Conference on Amygdala Function in Emotion, Cognition and Disease.

    "Disrupting fear: testing the limits of reconsolidation update" 2018: Association for Psychological Science, San Fransisco.

    "Disrupting fear: testing the limits of reconsolidation update" 2018: Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

    "The impact of shared political affiliation on observational fear learning." 2018: Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

    "The effect of sustained negative arousal on fear extinction learning" 2017: Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

    "The effect of threat reinforcement rate on fear acquisition and regulation" 2017: Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

    "The effect of color paper on memory" 2017: Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

    "The effect of situational stress on fear extinction learning" 2017: Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

    "Threat reinforcement rate mediates fear acquisition and regulation" 2017: Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

    "Political Affiliation as predictor of response to uncanny valley stimuli" 2017: Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

    "Threat reinforcement rate mediates fear acquisition and regulation" 2017: Manchester Undergraduate Research Conference, North Manchester, IN.

    "The effect of situational stress on fear extinction learning" 2017: Manchester Undergraduate Research Conference, North Manchester, IN.

    "Threat reinforcement rate mediates fear acquisition and regulation" 2017: Association of Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

    "Challenging the validity of sideline concussion tests" 2016: Midwest Psychological Society, Chicago, Il.

    "Variation in Endocannabinoid Signaing Modulates Frontoamygdala Connectivity, Fear Regulation, and Anxiety in Mice and Humans" 2015: Society of Biological Psychiatry, New York City.

    "Reconsolidation update: a method for preventing the return of fear in adolescents" 2014: American Psychological Society, San Francisco, CA..

    "Retrieval prior to extinction prevents the return of fear." 2008: International Symposium on Attention and Performance XXII, Stowe, VT.

    "Behavioral blockade of the return of fear in humans" 2008: Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

    "Extinction training during memory reconsolidation prevents the return of fear in humans" 2008: Pavlovian Society Annual Meeting, Weehawken, NJ..

    "The (near) future is bright: how emotion modulates simulation of everyday future events." 2008: Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Fransisco, CA.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    GRTI Equipment Funding Grant (Round 21), Exploring gender biases in observational fear learning. 2018: $26,000.

    National Institutes of Health (NIMH), Disrupting fear: reconsolidation, cue specificity and memory strength. 2019-2021: $377,000.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Course Coordinator, Statistical Methods in Psychology, PSY 226: 2019 - Present.

      Psychology Assessment Committee: 2019 - Present.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College
    4. Service to the Graduate Center

      Admissions Committee: 03/2019 to 06/2019.

      Executive Committee: 09/2019 to 08/2022.

    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
      PSY 430  Experimental Methods 
      PSY 226  Statistical Methods in Psychology 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):