Dr. Horovitz is a faculty member of the Departments of Psychology and Education of Tel-Hai College in Israel. He is also a Research Associate in the Department of Psychology in the University of Haifa in Israel. He undertook his PhD in Neuroscience in the Department of Neurobiology in the same university. Dr. Horovitz completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Developmental Psychopathology laboratory where he was trained in humans clinical research, in both young and adult subjects, using physiological and neural methods. He lectures Psychology, Neuroscience and Physiology courses. His research research mainly focuses on fear learning, attention and the development of pathological anxiety in both Human and Non-Human animals.
Dr. Horovitz is interested in understanding the underpinning mechanisms of fear learning, threat-related attention processes and the development of pathological anxiety. He uses behavioral and psychophysiological methods to tackle these issues. He has also developed a novel approach to study animal models of psychopathology by establishing an individual behavioral profiling approach and an in vivo electrophysiological systems approach to examine activity and plasticity in emotional brain networks.