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Peter Moller
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212.772.5197
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph. D., Free University Berlin, Germany
Training Area: Animal Behavior and Comparative Psychology
Research Interests: Electric fish, maze learning, endocrine disruptors
Research Focus: Neuroscience
Our research subjects are African weakly electric fish of the family Mormyridae that we breed in our laboratory.  My research interest in these animals is twofold:
  1. Multisensory integration, i.e. the interplay of their electrosenses, sight, and lateral line, in orientation, navigation, and communication.
  2. The developmental plasticity of structures and behaviors that affect their courtship displays.