Greg Norman

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology and the College

Greg Norman’s graduate research primarily focused on understanding the physiological processes underlying the relationship between social interaction and health outcomes using both animal models and human participants. Following graduate school he worked as a postdoctoral research scholar in the laboratory of John T. Cacioppo at the University of Chicago, where he continued his research in the field of social neuroscience.

Norman was the lead author on several publications in his research areas, which include “Variation in the Oxytocin Receptor Gene Influences Neurocardiac Stress Reactivity to Social Stress and HPA Function: A Population Based Study,” published in Hormones and Behavior, and “Social Neuroscience: The Social Brain, Oxytocin, and Health,” published in Social Neuroscience. He also was lead author for “Selective Influences of Oxytocin on the Evaluative Processing of Social Stimuli,” which was published in Psychopharmacology.

Norman received his PhD in psychology from the Ohio State University in 2010 and BA degrees in psychology and philosophy from the Ohio State University in 2006.

Norman joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2012.