Dr. Hyman

Dr. Hyman received his Ph.D. in psychology from Boston University with Dr. Michael Hasselmo. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Jeremy Seamans at the University of British Columbia, he started his own lab at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Dr. Hyman’s research utilizes massive multi-site electrophysiological recordings while animals perform behavioral tasks. His lab focuses on how information is encoded in  medial prefrontal cortex ensembles and how these ensembles interact with other memory related areas such as the hippocampus, the ventral striatum, the ventral tegmental area, the entorhinal cortex, and the retrosplenial cortex.

Contact Dr. Hyman at james.hyman@unlv.edu

Research Experience

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Psychology

Assistant Professor

Since 2014

University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Faculty of Medicine

Post Doctoral Fellow

Jul 2007 – Jul 2014

Boston University

Department of Psychology

PhD Student

Sep 2000 – May 2007

Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Pharmacology and


Research Assistant

Aug 1997 – Aug 1998