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psychology professor

Michael Frank Lyvers, American psychology professor. Achievements include research in the role of frontal lobe dysfunction in addictive disorders; reseach in effects of alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, methadone and other drugs on brain function. Oxford scholar, 1999; Australian Research Council grantee, 1998-2001. Member American Psychological Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Lyvers, Michael Frank was born on September 23, 1955 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Harold Irving and Elizabeth (Nelson) Lyvers.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, University of California at Los Angeles, 1981. Master of Arts in Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1989.

Career

Teaching fellow University of California at Los Angeles, 1985-1989, postdoctoral fellow, 1989-1990. Lecturer California State University, Northridge, 1989-1990. Research fellow Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, 1990-1992.

Lecturer European division University Maryland, 1992-1995. Assistant professor psychology Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia, 1995-2000, associate professor, since 2000. Speaker in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the role of frontal lobe dysfunction in addictive disorders. Reseach in effects of alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, methadone and other drugs on brain function.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals

    • peer reviewer.

Membership

Member American Psychological Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Leslie Anne Sonnenschein, July 28, 1992.

father:
Harold Irving Lyvers

mother:
Elizabeth (Nelson) Lyvers

spouse:
Leslie Anne Sonnenschein