Hometown: Cincinnati, OH 

Undergraduate: B.S., Cognitive Science, Indiana University, 2007

Graduate: M.S. Psychology (2009)
                   Ph.D. Psychology (In Progress)
                   UGA Deptartment of Psychology Cognitive-Experimental Program

Michael is a Ph.D. student in Brain and Behavioral Sciences in Psychology whose interests are in addictive behavior. He has received numerous travel awards to present his data at different conferences, including the American Psychological Association Conference in Florida, 2012, in which he was awarded 2nd place for a student poster in the additions division.

Sweet, L.H., Amlung, M.T., & MacKillop, J. (2013). Understanding addiction via functional magnetic resonance imaging. In MacKillop, J. & de Wit, H. (Eds.). Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Addiction Psychopharmacology. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, Inc.

MacKillop, J., Amlung, M. T., Wier, L., David, S. P., Ray, L. A., Bickel, W. K., & Sweet, L. H. (2012). The neuroeconomics of nicotine dependence: An fMRI study of delay discounting in nicotine dependent adults. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. 1, 20-29.