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Adam Goodman, Ph.D.

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CH 217
(205) 934-3850

Research and Teaching Interests: Affective Disorders, Neurostimulation and Brain Mapping, Emotion Regulation, Cognitive Neuroscience, Structural and Functional Neural Networks, Epilepsy and Non-Epileptic Seizure Disorders

Office Hours: By appointment


  • B.S., Psychology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
  • M.S., Experimental Psychology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • Ph.D., Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Neurology, UAB Heersink School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Dr. Adam M. Goodman joined UAB’s Department of Psychology in 2023 as an Assistant Professor. His laboratory utilizes multimodal behavioral and neuroscience methods to improve our understanding of affective disorders, predictors of pathogenesis, and effects of stress experience in humans. In particular, he is interested in common etiology that underlies the bidirectional relationship between seizure disorders and psychopathology.

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  • Recent Courses

    PY 361

  • Select Publications
    • Goodman, A. M., Kakulamarri, P., Nenert, R., Allendorfer, J. B., Philip, N. S., Correia, S., ... & Szaflarski, J. P. (2023). Relationship between intrinsic network connectivity and psychiatric symptom severity in functional seizures. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 94(2), 136-143.
    • Goodman, A. M., Wheelock, M. D., Harnett, N. G., Davis, E. S., Mrug, S., Deshpande, G., & Knight, D. C. (2022). Stress-Induced Changes in Effective Connectivity During Regulation of the Emotional Response to Threat. Brain connectivity, 12(7), 629-638.
    • Goodman, A. M., Allendorfer, J. B., LaFrance Jr, W. C., & Szaflarski, J. P. (2022). Precentral gyrus and insula responses to stress vary with duration to diagnosis in functional seizures. Epilepsia, 63(4), 865-879.
    • Goodman, A. M., Allendorfer, J. B., Blum, A. S., Bolding, M. S., Correia, S., Ver Hoef, L. W., ... & Szaflarski, J. P. (2020). White matter and neurite morphology differ in psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, 7(10), 1973-1984.
    • Goodman, A. M., Diggs, M. D., Balachandran, N., Kakulamarri, P. S., Oster, R. A., Allendorfer, J. B., & Szaflarski, J. P. (2020). Repeatability of neural and autonomic responses to acute psychosocial stress. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14, 585509.

    Please visit Dr. Adam’s Google Scholar page for more information about his publications.