Professor Sue Carter

Dr Sue Carter is currently Professor of Psychiatry and Co-Director of the Brain Body Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research program, which has focused on socially monogamous mammals, has described new roles for neuropeptide hormones, including oxytocin and vasopressin. She also is interested in the developmental effects social experiences and these peptides, which may modulate long-lasting effects of early experience and also social deprivation on the brain and behavior.

She is past president of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society. Dr. Carter has authored over 225 publications, including editorship of five books, the most recent of which is Attachment and Bonding; A New Synthesis (MIT Press, 2006).

 

Past and Current Confer Events

 

The Psychotherapeutic Challenge Of Understanding And Working With Intimacy – A Multi-Disciplinary Conference
19 & 20 June 2009

ESSAY PRIZE

Read our winning entry, “The Book and the Child” by Mary Pyle

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BOOK OF THE MONTH

 

Barker, M-J. (2018) Rewriting the Rules: An Anti-Self-Help Guide to Love, Sex and Relationships. London: Routledge

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