Dr. James Pfaus
Jim Pfaus received his PhD in behavioral neuroscience from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver in 1990. After postdoctoral training in molecular biology and behavior at the Rockefeller University in New York City, he joined Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology, Concordia University in Montréal in 1992 where he is currently a professor of Neuroscience and Psychology. His research is generally concerned with the neurochemical and neuroendocrine functions. His particular interests are in monoamine and neuropeptide systems in sexual arousal, desire, reward and into the mechanisms of conditioned sexual responses and sexual desire in the brain. This research has received international attention and been the subject of many newspaper, magazine, and television reports, and featured in lay books about sex and sexuality. He is interviewed regularly on various news reports and syndicated programs such as the Discovery Channel and HBO/BBC "Middle Sex".