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Jaime Tartar, Ph.D.

Jaime Tartar
Professor/Research Director

College of Psychology 
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Honors Courses

  • HONR 2000R The Misbehaving Brain
  • HONR 4990 Independent Study: Honors Thesis Research

Honors Engagement

  • Teaches honors courses
  • Honors Workshop: Oral Presentations at the Undergraduate Student Symposium
  • Attends honors events

Research Focus

  • Neuroscience of Sleep
  • Neuroscience of Stress
  • Human Performance


  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • M.A., Florida Atlantic University
  • B.S., Nova Southeastern University

Dr. Tartar’s research interests focus on the mechanisms and consequences of acute and chronic stress in humans and the impact of normal sleep and sleep deprivation on emotion processing and physiological functioning. She is widely published in many areas of neuroscience, with topics ranging from basic cell physiology to clinical neurological impairments. Dr. Tartar completed Postdoctoral Training at Harvard Medical School, where she studied the neurobiology of sleep and earned a certificate in Sleep Medicine from the Division of Sleep Medicine.

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