Research & Practice Areas
Addiction, motivation and decision-making
- Ph.D. Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 12/1997
- B.A. , Swarthmore College, 6/1992
Tenure Track Appointments
- Asst Professor of Psychiatry, University of California at Los Angeles, 06/2002 – 06/2008
Summary Statement of Research Interests
John Monterosso studies mechanisms underlying human self-control success and failure from the combined perspectives of behavioral economics and cognitive neuroscience. He has co-authored more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. His research is primarily applied to the problem of addiction and obesity, and it is currently supported by the National Institute of Health.