Amanda Hahn

Associate Professor


Dr. Hahn received her PhD in psychology & neuroscience from the University of St Andrews in 2013, where she worked with Dr Dave Perrett in the Perception Lab. She received her undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology from the University of California, Irvine. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship investigating the psychological effects of hormonal contraceptives in the Face Research Lab with Drs. Ben Jones and Lisa DeBruine at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Dr. Hahn is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at Cal Poly Humboldt, serves as the book editor for Human Ethology Bulletin, and is an affiliate member of the Face Research Lab at the University of Glasgow.


Dr Hahn's research focuses on the neurobiological basis of human behavior and social perceptions, with a particular emphasis on how hormones regulate responses to infant cues.

Behavioral Endocrinology Research Lab (BERL) 


Psyc 321 - Introductory Behavioral Neuroscience
Psyc 325L - Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience
Psyc 411 - Social Neuroscience
Psyc 487 - Evolutionary Psychology
Psyc 511 - Social Neuroscience (Graduate)
Psyc 625 - Advanced Psychobiology (Graduate)