John Monterosso

Associate Professor of Psychology
Pronouns He / Him / His Email Office BCI 252 Office Phone (213) 740-6982

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.

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