William Palmer
University of Washington
Department of Psychology
316 Guthrie Hall
Seattle, WA 98195


William is currently an undergraduate student in the Sisneros Lab at the University of Washington. He is majoring in Neurobiology and Psychology and minoring in Neural Engineering and Computation. Will joined the Sisneros Lab in August 2014 and will graduate in 2019. He plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.
William's research investigates the advertisement call of type I males as an honest signal. His research also examines the neural circuitry involved in phonotaxis behavior of female midshipman and it modulation by serotonin during social and reproductive behaviors.

orlano PM, Licorish RR, Ghahramani ZN, Timothy M, Ferrari M, Palmer WC and JA Sisneros. 2017. Attention and motivated response to simulated male advertisment call activates female forebrain dopaminergic and social decision-making network nuclei in female midshipman fish. Integrative and Comparative Biology 57:820-834.


Last updated 1-17-18