Forrest Rogers

Biological Psychology; Minor, Quantitative Psychology, UC Davis

M.A., Psychology, University of California, Davis
B.S., Biological Science, College & Departmental Honors, Oklahoma State University
B.A., French, Oklahoma State University

Biographical Information:
Forrest D. Rogers is a doctoral candidate in biological psychology at the University of California, Davis. He is a trainee of Dr. Karen L. Bales in the Laboratory for Comparative Neurobiology of Monogamy. Forrest is a pre-doctoral trainee in the NIH-sponsored (T32) Affective Science Training Program, through which he receives additional training in human emotion, health, and psychophysiology from Dr. Wendy Berry Mendes at the University of California, San Francisco.

Research Interests:
Forrest studies both prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster) and humans to explore how parent-child social interactions shape affective/emotional and bio-behavioral development. He is particularly interested in the relationship between hormones, affective states and behavioral processes.

Graduated 2020

Recent Publications:
Rogers, F.D., Rhemtulla, M., Ferrer, E., and Bales, K.L. (2018). Longitudinal Trajectories and Inter-parental Dynamics of Prairie Vole Biparental Care. Front. Ecol. Evol. 6:73. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00073

Bales, K. L., Arias del Razo, R., Conklin, Q. A., Hartman, S., Mayer, H. S., Rogers, F. D., … Wright, E. C.(2017). Titi Monkeys as a Novel Non-Human Primate Model for the Neurobiology of Pair Bonding. The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, 90(3), 373–387.