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Glendenning, Karen

Department: 
Behavioral Sciences
Location: 
18 Bond
Phone: 
478-825-6902
Email: 
glendenningk@fvsu.edu
Fax: 
478-825-6161

Professor of Psychology, Fort Valley State University, 2009-present
Visiting Professor, FSU-Panama. Summer 2006
Visiting Scientist, Department of Physiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1993.
Professor of Psychology, Florida State University, 1990-2009
Visiting Professor, University of Oslo, Norway, 1984-85
Associate Professor of Psychology, Florida State University, 1980-90
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Florida State University, 1974-80
USPHS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Duke University, 1972-74
USPHS Predoctoral Research Fellow, Ohio State University, 1968-70

Faculty Bio
Education: 

Dryden High School, Dryden, Ontario, Canada
Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, 1964
University of Minnesota (Biology), 1964-65
University of Washington (Science), 1965-67, B.S.
Ohio State University (Physiological Psychology), 1967-69, M.A.; 1969-71, Ph.D.
Duke University (Postdoctoral fellowship for training in neuroanatomical research), 1971-74

Publications: 

Books
Brain, Behavior and Learning. 2004 K.K. Glendenning. Kendall/Hunt, ISBN 0-7575-0811-1, 311 pgs.

Learning, Conditioning and Complexities. 2009. Karen K. Glendenning and Helen E. Owenby. Copyright © 2009 by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
ISBN 978-0-7575-6061-3.

Articles
Glendenning, Karen K. The effects of ecological variables on the size of auditory nuclei (in preparation).

K. K. Glendenning. Midbrain Auditory Pathways Underlying Hearing.
The Mankind Quarterly, 2007, 47:3-23.

K. K. Glendenning. The Thalamic Development of the Gray short-tailed Opossum (Monodelphis domestica). Journal of Mammalogy. July 2006, 87:554-562.

Glendenning, K. K. The Evolution of Auditory Pathways Underlying Human Hearing. The Mankind Quarterly, Fall, 2005, 56:3-27.

K.K. Glendenning. The Subcortical Auditory System: A comparison of size and three neurotransmitters of many mammalian and some non-mammalian species. Anatomical Science International supplement. Blackwell Publishing, 2004, 79:197.

Glendenning, K. K. Distribution of Muscimol, QNB and 5HT Binding in the Vertebrate Diencephalon: A Comparative Study of Eight Mammals and Three Non-Mammals. Microscopy Research and Technique. 2003, 62:247-261.

Kircher, A., and Glendenning, K.K. The Evolution of Human Intelligence and Neural Inhibition. Universidade Estadual de Campinas Brain and Mind Magazine. 2002, 1-10.

Kircher, A. and Glendenning, K.K. The Human Brain; Conservation of the Subcortical Auditory System. The Mankind Quarterly, 2001, 41:No.3.

Sutherland, D. P.*, Glendenning, K. K., and Masterton, R. B. Role of acoustic striae in hearing: Reflexive responses to elevated sound-sources. Behavioural Brain Research, 1998, 97:1-12.

Glendenning, K.K., and Masterton, R.B. Comparative Morphometry of Mammalian Central Auditory Systems: Variation in Nuclei and Form of the Ascending System. Brain Behav Evol. 1998, 51:59-89.

Stasiak, M.* and Glendenning, K.K. Lack of projections from medial geniculate body to suprasylvian cortex in cat: a study with horseradish peroxidase, Acta Neurobiol. Exp. 1998, 58:177-188.

Glendenning, K.K. Thalamic inhibition in the evolution of human intelligence:
Evolutionary pressure for cortical inhibition . The Mankind Quarterly, 1998, 38:1-18.

Glendenning, K. K. and. Hutson, K.A. Lack of topography in the ventral nucleus of the lateral lemniscus. Microscopy Research and Technique, 1998, 41:298-312.

Sutherland, D. P.*, Glendenning, K. K., and Masterton, R. B. Role of acoustic striae in hearing: Discrimination of sound-source elevation. Hearing Research, 1998, 120:86-108.

Frost, S. B., Glendenning, K. K. and Masterton, R. B. The role of the forebrain in sound localization in cats. Society for Neuroscience Abstract, New Orleans, LA, 1997, p. 2072 (abstract).

Stasiak, M., Glendenning, K. K., and Masterton, R. B. Afferents to the anterior suprasylvian cortex in the cat. Third International Congress of the Polish Neuroscience Society, Lodz, Poland, September, 1997. Acta Neurobiol. Exp. 57:15 (abstract).

Masterton, R. B. and Glendenning, K. K. Allometry of central auditory system: Midbrain vs. forebrain dominance. The Anatomical Record, 1994, A888 (abstract).

Glendenning, K. K. and Masterton, R. B. Allometry of central auditory system: Differences between marsupial and placental mammals. The Anatomical Record, 1994, A888 (abstract).

Masterton, R. B., Granger, E. M.*, and Glendenning, K. K. Role of acoustic striae in hearing: Mechanism for enhancement of sound detection. Hearing Research, 1994, 73: 209-222.

Sutherland, D.P., Masterton, R.B., and Glendenning, K.K. Acoustic Chiasm: Effect of unilateral ablation of inferior colliculus on elevation discrimination. Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 1993, 436:109.

Masterton, R. B., Sutherland, D. P., and. Glendenning, K.K. Midline precision of the Acoustic Chiasm in cats. Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 1993, 435:109.

Masterton, R. B., Granger, E. M.*, and Glendenning, K. K. Psychoacoustical contribution of each lateral lemniscus. Hearing Research, 1992, 63:57-70.

Glendenning, K. K., Baker, B. N., Hutson, K. A.*, and Masterton, R. B. Acoustic chiasm V: Inhibition and excitation in the ipsilateral and contralateral projections of LSO. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 1992, 319:100-122.

Hutson, K. A.*, Glendenning, K. K., and Masterton, R. B. Acoustic chiasm IV: Eight midbrain decussations of the auditory system in the cat. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 1991, 312:105-131.

Glendenning, K. K., Masterton, R. B., Baker, B. N., and Wenthold, R. J. Acoustic chiasm III: Nature, distribution and sources of afferents to the lateral superior olive in the cat. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 1991, 310:377-400.

Batzri-Izraeli, R.*, Kelly, J. B., Glendenning, K. K., Masterton, R. B., and Wollberg, Z. Auditory cortex of the Long- Eared Hedgehog (Hemiechinus auritus): I. Boundaries and frequency representation. Brain Behav. Evol. 1990, 36:237-248.

Research Interests: 

Advancing the study of math and science in the school systems and keeping kids in school. Comparative, behavioral, and chemical neuroanatomy with emphasis on the subcortical auditory system. Development of the mammalian brain.

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