Jerry B. Richards, PhD

Jerry B. Richards, PhD.

Senior Research Scientist


Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2211

Primary Research Areas

Drug abuse, animal and human models of impulsivity, sensation seeking, behavioral neuroscience, and the experimental analysis of behavior.

Research Publications Expertise

Research Projects

Richards | Epstein
This pilot study examined whether nicotine can reduce the reinforcing value of food and increase the value of using alternatives to food in smoking cessation.
Richards | Lucke | Meyer
Researchers will explore the link between addiction and various behaviors, such as response to novelty, sustained attention, reaction time and preferences for rewards. 
Hawk | Pelham | Richards | Waxmonsky | Wilding