Andrew Velkey - Directory - Christopher Newport University


Drew Velkey

Neuroscience Program - Department of Psychology

Andrew Velkey

Associate Professor
Director of the Neuroscience Program

Forbes Hall 1053
(757) 594-7927


  • Ph D in Experimental Psychology, University of Montana
  • MA in Experimental Psychology, University of Montana
  • BS in Psychology, Millsaps College
  • AA in Liberal Studies, Holmes Junior College


Experimental Psychology, Principles & Theories of Learning, Comparative Psychology, Psychology of Expertise, Psychology of Choice & Self-Control, Neuroeconomics, Neuroendocrinology


Animal Learning & Behavior, Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Phenotyping

Selected Accomplishments

  • Other
    Art(S)cience Festival 2024.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2022). Female zebrafish (Danio rerio) demonstrate stronger preference for established shoals over newly-formed shoals in the three-tank open-swim preference test. PLOS ONE.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2019). High fidelity: Assessing zebrafish (Danio rerio) responses to social stimuli across several levels of realism. Behavioural Processes. Volume, 164. Pages, 100-108.
  • Other
    "2nd Annual Science Play Festival-Disciplinary Mentors". Trible Library. Trible Library. Newport News, VA, USA.
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