Emlee C. Kohler, Associate Professor of Psychology

Emlee KohlerPh.D. Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience (Experimental Psychology), Bowling Green State University

Research Interests
Biological aspects of human neurodegenerative disease
Biology of learning and memory

Teaching Interests
Biological mechanisms controlling behavior
Learning and memory theory
Research design/execution

Conference Presentations
Chavira, A., & Kohler, E.C. (2004, May). The effect of contemporary media exposure on daily self-esteem stability. Poster submission. Greater Boston Undergraduate Psychological Research Conference.

Akins, S., S. Driskell, K. Lacerte, and E.C. Kohler. (2003, May). The effects of systemic injection of Leptin on the body weight and food consumption of free-feeding male Swiss-Webster mice. Poster presentation at the North East Under/graduate Research Organization for Neuroscience (N.E.U.R.O.N.), Wheaton College, Norton, MA.

Kohler, E.C., W.S. Messer, Jr., & V.P Bingman. (1994, November). Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subtypes in the Pigeon Telencephalon: Distribution of Pirenzepine-sensitive and AF-DX 116 sensitive sites. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC. (Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 19. 1131.)

Kohler, E.C. (1992, November). Ontogeny of Spatial Discrimination and Reversal Learning in the Mouse. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Newport Beach, CA.

Kohler, E.C., Zeman, R.R., Messer, Jr., W.S. & Bingman, V.P. (in preparation). Spatial working memory impairment in the pigeon (Columbia livia) by selective muscarinic acetylcholine antagonists. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, & Behavior.

Kohler, E.C., Riters, L.V., Chaves, L. & Bingman, V.P. (1996). The muscarinic acetylcholine antagonist spopolamine impairs short-distance homing pigeon navigation. Physiology and Behavior, 60(4), 1057-1061.

Kohler, E.C., W.S. Messer, Jr., & V.P Bingman. (1995). Evidences for muscarinic acetylcholine receptor subtypes in the pigeon (Columbia livia) telecephalon. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 362, 271-282.


Member of the Society for Neuroscience
International Society for Developmental Psychobiology
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society

Personal Interests
Knitting, Handbell Ringing and Building with Legos and Rokenbok.

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