Prof. Daphna Joel

ביה"ס למדעי הפסיכולוגיה סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Daphna Joel
Phone: 03-6408996
Fax: 03-6409547
Office: Sharett - Educational Sciences

Short Biography

Prof. Daphna Joel received her Ph.D. in psychology in Tel-Aviv University in 1998, and joined the faculty of TAU, after receiving the Alon fellowship for young Israeli scientists. Prof. Joel is presently a member of the School of Psychological Sciences and the Sagol School of Neuroscience.

Fields of Interest

Prof. Joel studied the involvement of basal ganglia-thalamocortical circuits in normal and abnormal behavior, using mainly animal models of psychopathology. More recently Prof. Joel has expanded her work to research questions related to brain, sex and gender. Ongoing studies attempt to characterize the relations between sex and brain structure and function, as well as different aspects of gender and sexuality.

Selected publications

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