Department of Psychology

Henry Heffner

Picture of Henry HeffnerPh.D., Florida State University, 1973

Office: UH 5002
Phone: 419-530-2257
Fax: (419) 530-8479

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychology
University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft St.
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

Dr. Heffner will be accepting students for the Fall of 2023.

Dr. Heffner's CV can be viewed here.

Laboratory of Comparative Hearing

Research Interests

  • Role of auditory cortex
  • Comparative mammalian hearing
  • Tinnitus
  • Ethics of animal research

Selected Publications

Heffner, H. E. & Heffner, R. S. (2018). The Evolution of Mammalian Hearing. In C. Bergevin & S. Puria (Eds.), To the ear and back – Advances in auditory biophysics (pp. 13000-1 to130001-8), AIP Conf. Proced. 1965. Melville NY: American Institute of Physics Publishing.

Heffner, H. E. & Heffner, R. S. (2012). Behavioral tests for tinnitus in animals. In J. J. Eggermont, F.-G. Zheng, A. N. Popper & R. R. Fay (Eds.) Tinnitus. Springer: NY, pp. 21-58.

Heffner, H. E. (2005). The neurobehavioral study of auditory cortex. In P. Heil, R. König, E. Budinger, and H. Scheich (Eds.) Auditory Cortex - Towards a Synthesis of Human and Animal Research. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates: Mahwah NJ, pp. 111-126.

Heffner, H. E. (1999). The symbiotic nature of animal research. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 43, 128-139.

Kelly, M. B., & Heffner, H. E. (1988). The role of attention in the elimination of chronic, life-threatening vomiting. Journal of Mental Deficiency, 32, 425-431.

Last Updated: 9/2/22