Animal Cognition & Neuroscience Laboratory


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  Stephen B. Fountain
  Professor of Psychology

307 Kent Hall


Graduate Students

  • Samantha M. Renaud   E-mail


Research Interests
Undergraduate Research Assistants
Anna Fate, Erica DiSanto, Rachel Eden, Carly Logan, Haley Morris, Joseph Pasquerella, Grace Porter, Michael Scritchfield, Samantha Sestak, Rajaa Thalluri
Undergraduate Research Opportunities:  Interested in working in the Fountain lab? 1) Complete an application for a position in our lab. 2) E-mail the application to Samantha Renaud. If you qualify and opportunities are available, we will interview you.  You can earn college credit for research activities.

Journal Club/Lab Meeting: Fridays @ noon 

Most Recent Publications  more
  • Kundey, S. M. A., & Fountain, S. B. (2014). Rats abstract rules from a response series lacking a consistent motor pattern.  Learning and Motivation, 46, 44-59.
  • Fountain, S. B., Rowan, J. D., & Wollan, M. O. (2013). Central cholinergic involvement in sequential behavior: Impairments of performance by atropine in a serial multiple choice task for rats. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 106, 118-126. 

Upcoming Scientific Conferences and Deadlines

Touchscreen and nosepoke octagonal chambers are used to study complex cognitive learning in rats.  See our research for more information.

FountainLab: Animal Cognition & Neuroscience

Department of Psychology Kent State University Kent, OH 44242

  Phone: 330-672-3826 Fax: 330-672-3786 E-mail: