Walter T. Piper, B.S.

Psychology Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 
Social emotions
"Walter Piper"

Walter is a 2nd-year student in the Master's of Interdisciplinary Studies program at Oregon State University, where he also completed his undergraduate studies in Biochemistry & Biophysics with a minor in Psychology. He is especially interested in the neural and biosignaling pathways underlying emotional and social processes. His current research focuses on moral elevation, a prosocial, optimistic feeling state that is triggered by witnessing or learning of the altruistic behavior of other people.

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Gu Y, Piper WT, Branigan LA, et al. (2019) A brainstem-central amygdala circuit underlies defensive responses to learned threats. Molecular Psychiatry
Díaz-Mataix L, Piper WT, Schiff HC, et al. (2017) Characterization of the amplificatory effect of norepinephrine in the acquisition of Pavlovian threat associations. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 24: 432-439
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