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Northwest Missouri State University

Ryan Wessell

Ryan Wessell



2410 Colden Hall


660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2007

Assistant Professor


  • Ph. D. Applied Experimental Psychology
  • M.S. General/Experimental Psychology
  • B.S. in Psychology with minor in Biology

Courses Taught

  • Biopsychology
  • Adv. Biopsychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Psychology of Aging
  • Drugs, Brain, & Behavior
  • General Psychology
  • Learning & Motivation

Academic Interests

  • Aging
  • Learning
  • Health
  • Neurological diseases
  • Animal intelligence
  • Comparative psychology

Scholarly Activity

  • Wessell, R.H., & Edwards, C.  (2010). Biological and psychological interventions: Trends in substance use disorders intervention research. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 108301088.

Student Group Advisement

  • Social Sciences Research Group (SSRG)

Other Professional Experiences

  • Association for Psychological Sciences (APS), Member since 2003.