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Andy Baum

Andy Baum


Professor Andrew Baum passed away unexpectedly on November 22, 2010. Social Psychology Network is maintaining this profile for visitors who wish to learn more about Professor Baum's work.

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Andrew Baum has research interests in the biobehavioral aspects of cancer and chronic illness; chronic stress and illness; control, social regulation, and learned helplessness; psychoneuroimmunology; traumatic stress and mental health; and neuroendocrine regulation of resilience. He has served as president of the Division of Health Psychology of the APA, received awards from the division and from the APA in recognition of his contributions to health psychology and science, and has served as an officer of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research and the Council of Directors of Health Psychology Training for the past 15 years. He was also chair of the Health Behavior and Prevention Study section of the National Institute of Mental Health and of the 1999 American Psychological Association mini-convention on cancer.

Primary Interests:

  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Neuroscience, Psychophysiology
  • Social Cognition

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Courses Taught:

  • Biomedical Ethics
  • History and Systems in Psychology
  • Intro to Environmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Laboratory in Social Psychology
  • Methods of Psychological Research
  • Psychology of Stress and Illness
  • Psychoneuroimmunology
  • Psychophysiology
  • Seminar in Medical Psychology
  • Social Psychology and Health

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