Psychology Department

Damon Tomlin, PhD

Damon Tomlin, PhD


Columbine Hall 4028

Work : 719-255-4179

Office Hours

SPRING 2018:
Tuesday: 11:00am-2:00pm

Dr. Tomlin has been teaching in the UCCS Psychology Department since 2014. Prior to joining the department, he was a postdoctoral associate at Princeton University. His research focuses on how groups of individuals make decisions, and how the human brain is influenced by the behavior of other individuals.

Areas of Interest

Decision-making, Social Cognition, Neuroimaging, Behavioral Economics and Neuroeconomics


PhD, Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
BSE, Vanderbilt University


Dr. Tomlin has taught undergraduate courses in Biopsychology, Personality Theory, and Cognitive Neuroscience. He has also taught graduate courses in Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroimaging Analysis, and MATLAB Programming.

Courses Taught

PSY 1000 - General Psychology
PSY 3240 - Theories of Personality
PSY 3270 - Introduction to Biopsychology
PSY 4440 - Psychology of Drugs and Behavior


Online Teaching Certification, UCCS

Professional Experience

Visiting Scholar, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2013-2014
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University, 2006-2013


Psychological Society of the Pike's Peak Region

Representative Publications

Tomlin, D, Rand, DG, Ludvig, EA, Cohen, JD (in press). The evolution and devolution of cognitive control: the costs of deliberation in a competitive world.

Tomlin, D, Nedic, A, Prentice, DA, Holmes, P, Cohen, JD (2013) The neural substrates of social influence on decision making. PLoS One 8(1): e52630.

Tomlin, D, Kayali, MA, King-Casas, B, Anen, C, Camerer, CF, Quartz, SR, Montague, PR (2006) Agent-specific responses in cingulate cortex during economic exchanges. Science 312: 1047-1050.

Representative and Recent Service/Leadership Roles

Communications Co-Chair, Psychological Society of the Pike's Peak Region

Curriculum Vitae

Damon Tomlin, PhD