John P. Broida Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology


603 Science

Office Hours Fall 2015

On leave Fall 2015

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 780-4255

Physiological Psychologist

University of Colorado at Boulder, B.S., 1973

Western Illinois at Macomb, M.S., 1976

State University of New York at Albany, Ph.D., 1984


Not Teaching Fall 2015

Research Interests

Sex differences

Alcohol and alcoholism

Technology of teaching

Recent Publications

E. Riley, N. Shapiro, E. Lochry and J. Broida. (1980) Fixed ratio performance and subsequent extinction in rats prenatally exposed to ethanol. Physiological Psychology. 8, 47-50.

J. Broida, S. Michael and B. Svare. (1981) Plasma prolactin levels are not related to the initiation, maintenance, and decline of post-partum aggression in mice. Behavioral and Neural Biology. 32, 121-125.

B. Svare and J. Broida. (1982) Genotypic influences on infanticide in mice: Experiential and environmental determinants. Physiology and Behavior. 28, 171-175.

J. Broida and B. Svare. (1982) Postpartum aggression in C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice: Experiential and environmental influences. Behavioral and Neural Biology. 25, 76-83

J. Broida and B. Svare. (1982) Strain typical patterns of pregnancy - induced nestbuilding in mice: Maternal and experiential influences. Physiology and Behavior. 25, 153-157.

B. Svare, M. Mann, J. Broida and S. Michael. (1982) Maternal aggression exhibited by hypophysectomized mice. Hormones and Behavior. 16, 455-461.

J. Broida and B. Svare. (1983) Genotype modulates testosterone dependent activity and reactivity in male mice. Hormones and Behavior. 17, 76-85.

M. Mann, C. Kinsley, J. Broida and B. Svare (1983) Infanticide exhibited by female mice: Genetic, developmental and hormonal influences. Physiology and Behavior. 30, 697-702.

J. Broida and B. Svare. (1984) Sex differences in the activity of mice: Modulation by postnatal gonadal hormones. Hormones and Behavior. 18, 65-78.

B. Svare, M. Mann, J. Broida, C. Kinsley, L. Ghiraldi, J. Miele, and C. Konen. (1984) Intermale aggression and infanticide in aged C57BL/6J mice: Behavioral deficits are not related to serum testosterone (T) levels and are not recovered by supplemental T. Neurobiology of Aging. 5, 305-312.

J. Broida and B. Svare. (1984) Mice: Progesterone and the regulation of strain differences in pregnancy - induced nestbuilding. Behavioral Neuroscience. 97, 994-1004.

B. Svare, J. Broida. C. Kinsley and M. Mann. (1984) Psychobiological determinants underlying infanticide in mice. Ethology and Sociobiology. (G. Hausfater and S. B. Hrdy EDs.) Aldine, New York.

J. Broida, S. Michael and B. Svare. (1984) Acute endocrine correlates of attack by lactating females in male mice: Effects on plasma prolactin, leuteinizing hormone and corticosterone levels. Physiology and Behavior. 32, 891-893.

B. Svare, C. Kinsley, M. Mann and J. Broida. (1984) Infanticide: Accounting for genetic variation in mice. Physiology and Behavior. 33, 137-152.Broida Curriculum Vitae Page 4 

C. Kinsley, J. Miele, C. Konen-Wagner, L. Ghiraldi, J. Broida and B. Svare. (1986) Prior intrauterine position influences body weight in male and female mice. Hormones and Behavior. 20, 201-211.

J. Hearns, J. Broida, and W. Gayton Accuracy of Estimations of Body frame Size as a Function of Sex and Actual Frame Size. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1988, 66, 144-146.

J. Churchill, J. Broida and N. Nicholson. Locus of Control and Self Esteem of Adult Children of Alcoholics. Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 1990, 51, 373-376.

L. Werner and J. Broida. Adult self-esteem and locus of control as a function of familial alcoholism and dysfunction. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1991, 52, 249-252.

J. Broida, L. Tingley, R. Kimball and J. Miele. Personality differences between pro and anti vivisectionists. Society and Animals, 1993, 1, 129-144.