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November 2022

The positive valence system, adaptive behaviour and the origins of reward

Thomas J. Burton and Bernard W. Balleine

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October 2022

Response-independent outcome presentations weaken the instrumental response-outcome association.

Byron Crimmins, Thomas J Burton, Molly McNulty, Vincent Laurent, Genevra Hart, Bernard W Balleine

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October 2022

Food for thought: diet-induced impairments to decision-making and amelioration by N-acetylcysteine in male rats

Serena Becchi, Joshua Hood, Michael D. Kendig, Aida Mohammadkhani, Megan L. Shipman, Bernard W. Balleine, Stephanie L. Borgland & Laura H. Corbit

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November 2022

Making habits measurable beyond what they are not: a focus on associative dual-process models

Watson, Poppy, Claire O’Callaghan, Iain Perkes, Laura Bradfield, and Karly Turner.

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October 2022

Contributions of intrinsic and extrinsic reward sensitivity to apathy: Evidence from traumatic brain injury.

Halle Quang, Fiona Kumfor, Bernard Balleine, Tuong-Vu Nguyen, Truc-Quynh Nguyen, My-Ngan Nguyen, and Skye McDonald.

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September 2022

Basal forebrain cholinergic signaling in the basolateral amygdala promotes strength and durability of fear memories

Byron E. Crimmins, Nura W. Lingawi, Billy C. Chieng, Beatrice K. Leung, Stephen Maren & Vincent Laurent

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February 2022

A novel estimation method for the counting of dendritic spines

Mustafa S.Kassem, Bernard W.Balleine

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May 2022

The neural substrates of higher-order conditioning: a review

Nathan M. Holmes,
Justine P. Fam, Kelly J. Clemens, Vincent Laurent, R. Fred Westbrook

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May 2022

Second-order fear conditioning involves formation of competing stimulus-danger and stimulus-safety associations

Justine Fam, Billy Chieng, R Frederick Westbrook, Vincent Laurent, Nathan M Holmes

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April 2022

Sensory-Specific Satiety Dissociates General and Specific Pavlovian-Instrumental Transfer

Nura W. Lingawi, Talia Berman, Jack Bounds and Vincent Laurent

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March 2022

The neural bases of action-outcome learning in humans

Richard W Morris, Amir Dezfouli, Kristi R Griffiths, Mike E Le Pelley, Bernard W Balleine

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March 2022

Affective Valence Regulates Associative Competition in Pavlovian Conditioning

Vincent Laurent, R. Frederick Westbrook, Bernard W. Balleine

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January 2022

Determining the effects of training duration on the behavioral expression of habitual control in humans: a multilaboratory investigation

Eva R Pool, Rani Gera, Aniek Fransen, Omar D Perez, Anna Cremer, Mladena Aleksic, Sandy Tanwisuth, Stephanie Quail, Ahmet O Ceceli, Dylan A Manfredi, Gideon Nave, Elizabeth Tricomi, Bernard Balleine, Tom Schonberg, Lars Schwabe, John P O'Doherty

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Januray 2022

Animal models of action control and cognitive dysfunction in Parkinson's disease

Bernard Balleine

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January 2022

CRF-receptor1 modulation of the dopamine projection to prelimbic cortex facilitates cognitive flexibility after acute and chronic stress

David Mor, Serena Becchi, Jermey Bowring, Madeline Tsoukalas, Bernard W. Balleine

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October 2021

Emotional predictions and choice

Bernard Balleine

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October 2021

Inhibition of vascular adhesion protein 1 protects dopamine neurons from the effects of acute inflammation and restores habit learning in the striatum

Serena Becchi, Alberto Buson & Bernard W. Balleine

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July 2021

Acquisition and extinction of second-order context conditioned fear: Role of the amygdala

Nura W. Lingawi, Vincent Laurent, R. Frederick Westbrook, Nathan M. Holmes

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July 2021

General Pavlovian-instrumental transfer tests reveal selective inhibition of the response type – whether Pavlovian or instrumental – performed during extinction

Vincent Laurent, Progya Priya, Byron E. Crimmins, Bernard W. Balleine

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June 2021

Does disrupting the orbitofrontal cortex alter sensitivity to punishment? A potential mechanism of compulsivity.

Karly M. Turner, Bernard W. Balleine, Laura A. Bradfield