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Dr. L. Joseph Achor

Faculty - Joseph Anchor

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

BSB A.319 (254) 757-2235

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Ph.D. Psychobiology University of California, Irvine 1977
M.A. Zoology University of California, Los Angeles 1972
B.A. Psychology University of California, Los Angeles 1971


Dr. Achor joined the Baylor Faculty in 1978. Prior to coming to Baylor, he was a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine. Dr. Achor enjoys spending time with his wife and son, daughter and son-in-law and three granddaughters.

Academic Interests and Research

Dr. Achor's primary interests and research are in the history of neuroscience and psychology. More specifically, he is tracing the historical development of the auditory brain stem response and its clinical use in multiple fields of medicine. He is also developing biographies of member so the departmental faculty and tracing their academic lineage back hundreds of years.

Courses taught at Baylor

  • PSY 1305 Introduction to Psychology - Honors
  • PSY 3323 Sensation and Perception
  • NSC 3323 Sensation and Perception
  • PSY 4395 History of Psychology
  • NSC 5318 Perception