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Laboratory of Neuropsychology

Selected Publications

Kaskan PM, Dean AM, Nicholas MA, Mitz AR, Murray EA (2018) Gustatory responses in macaque monkeys revealed with fMRI: comments on taste, taste preference, and internal state. NeuroImage, 184:932-942. (PMID: 30291973, PMCID: PMC6230501, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.005)

Taswell CA, Costa VD, Murray EA, Averbeck BB (2018) Ventral striatum’s role in learning from gains and losses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 115:E12398-E12406. (PMID: 30545910, PMCID: PMC6310791, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1809833115)

Taubert J, Flessert M, Wardle SG, Basile BM, Murphy AP, Murray EA, Ungerleider LG (2018) Amygdala lesions eliminate viewing preferences for faces in monkeys. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 115: 8043-8048. (PMID: 30012600, PMCID: PMC6077752, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1807245115)

Murray EA, Rudebeck PH (2018) Specializations for reward-guided decision making in the primate ventral prefrontal cortex. Nat Rev Neurosci, 19:404-417. (PMID: 29795133, DOI: 10.1038/s41583-018-0013-4)

Rudebeck PH, Saunders RC, Lundgren DA, Murray EA (2017) Specialized representations of value in orbital and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex: desirability versus availability of outcomes. Neuron, 95:1208-1220. (PMID: 28858621, PMCID: PMC5600902, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.07.042)

Vicario-Feliciano R, Murray EA, Averbeck BB (2017) Ventral striatum lesions do not affect reinforcement learning with deterministic outcomes on slow timescales. Behav Neurosci, 131:385-391. (PMID: 28805428, PMCID: PMC5620131, DOI: 10.1037/bne0000211)

Rothenhoefer KM, Costa VD, Bartolo R, Vicario-Feliciano R, Murray EA, Averbeck BB (2017) Effects of ventral striatal lesions on stimulus versus action based reinforcement learning. J Neurosci, 37:6902-6914. (PMID: 28626011, PMCID: PMC5518420, DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0631-17.2017)

Basile BM, Karaskiewicz CL, Fiuzat EC, Malkova L, Murray EA (2017) MRI overestimates excitotoxic amygdala lesion damage in rhesus monkeys. Front Integr Neurosci, 11:12. (PMID: 28642691, PMCID: PMC5462941, DOI: 10.3389/fnint.2017.00012)

Murray EA, Wise SP, Graham KS (2017) Representational specializations of the hippocampus in phylogenetic perspective. Special Issue of Neuroscience Letters: Hippocampal function in memory and cognition: controversies and new perspectives. Neurosc Lett 680:4-12. (PMID: 28473258, PMCID: PMC5665731, DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2017.04.065)

Kaskan PM, Costa VD, Eaton HP, Zemskova JA, Mitz AR, Leopold DA, Ungerleider LG, Murray EA (2016) Learned value shapes responses to objects in frontal and ventral stream networks in macaque monkeys. Cereb Cortex, 27:2739-2757. (PMID: 27166166, DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhw113)

Murray EA, Rhodes SEV (2016) Monkeys without an amygdala. In: Living without an amygdala (Amaral DG, Adolphs R, eds), pp252-275. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Murray EA, Moylan EJ, Saleem KS, Basile BM, Turchi J (2015) Specialized value updating and goal selection areas in the primate orbitofrontal cortex. eLife, 4:e11695. (PMID: 26673891, PMCID: PMC4739757, DOI: 10.7554/eLife.11695)

Dal Monte O, Costa VD, Noble PL, Murray EA, Averbeck BB (2015) Amygdala lesions in macaque monkeys decrease attention to threat. Nat Commun 6:10161. (PMID: 26658670, PMCID: PMC4682115, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10161)

Jang AI, Costa VD, Rudebeck PH, Chudasama Y, Murray EA, Averbeck BB (2015) The role of frontal cortical and medial temporal lobe brain areas in learning a Bayesian prior belief on reversals. J Neurosci, 35:11751-11760. (PMID: 26290251, PMCID: PMC4540808, DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1594-15.2015)

Basile BM, Moylan EJ, Charles DP, Murray EA (2015) Two-item same-different discrimination in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Anim Cogn 18:1221-1230. (PMID: 26142053, DOI: 10.1007/s10071-015-0891-z)

Rudebeck PH, Murray EA (2014) The orbitofrontal oracle: cortical mechanisms for the prediction and evaluation of specific behavioral outcomes. Neuron 84:1143-1156. (PMID: 25521376, PMCID: PMC4271193, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.10.049)

Yang T, Bavley RL, Fomalont K, Blomstrom KJ, Mitz AR, Turchi J, Rudebeck PH, Murray EA (2014) Contributions of the hippocampus and entorhinal cortex to rapid visuomotor learning in rhesus monkeys. Hippocampus 24:1102-1111. (PMID: 24753214, PMCID: PMC4146745, DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22294)

Rudebeck PH, Putnam PT, Daniels TE, Yang T, Mitz AR, Rhodes SEV, Murray EA (2014) A role for primate subgenual cingulate cortex in sustaining autonomic arousal. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:5391-5396. (PMID: 24706828, PMCID: PMC3986148, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1317695111)

Rudebeck PH, Mitz AR, Chacko RV, Murray EA (2013) Effects of amygdala lesions on reward-value coding in orbital and medial prefrontal cortex. Neuron 80:1519-1531. (PMID: 24360550, PMCID: PMC3872005, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2013.09.036)

Murray EA, Rudebeck PH (2013) The drive to strive: goal generation based on current needs. Front Neurosci 7:112. (PMID: 23818876, PMCID: PMC3694263, DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00112)

Rudebeck PH, Saunders RC, Prescott AT, Chau LS, Murray EA (2013) Prefrontal mechanisms of behavioral flexibility, emotion regulation, and value updating. Nat Neurosci 16:1140-1145. (PMID: 23792944, PMCID: PMC3733248, DOI: 10.1038/nn.3440)

Rhodes SEV, Murray EA (2013) Differential effects of amygdala, orbital prefrontal cortex and prelimbic cortex lesions on goal-directed behavior in rhesus macaques. J Neurosci 33:3380-3389. (PMID: 23426666, PMCID: PMC3711145, DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4374-12.2013)

Hadj-Bouziane F, Liu N, Bell AH, Gothard KM, Luh WM, Tootell RBH, Murray EA, Ungerleider LG (2012) Amygdala lesions disrupt modulation of fMRI activity evoked by facial expression in the monkey inferior temporal cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 26:E3640-3648. (PMID: 23184972, PMCID: PMC3535608, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1218406109)

Murray EA, Wise SP (2012) Why is there a special issue on perirhinal cortex in a journal called Hippocampus?: The perirhinal cortex in historical perspective. Hippocampus 22:1941-1951. (PMID: 22987673, PMCID: PMC3951742, DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22055)

Rudebeck PH, Murray EA (2011) Balkanizing the primate orbitofrontal cortex: distinct subregions for comparing and contrasting values. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1239:1-13. (PMID: 22145870, PMCID: PMC3951748, DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06267.x)

Murray EA, Wise SP, Drevets WC (2011) Localization of dysfunction in major depressive disorder: prefrontal cortex and amygdala. Biol Psychiatry 69:e43-54. (PMID: 21111403, PMCID: PMC3058124, DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2010.09.041)

Murray EA, Wise SP, Rhodes SEV (2011) What can different brains do with reward? In: Neurobiology of Sensation and Reward (Gottfried JA, ed), pp61-96. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis. (PMID: 22593912)

Murray EA, Wise SP (2010) Interactions between orbital prefrontal cortex and amygdala: Advanced cognition, learned responses and instinctive behaviors. Curr Opin Neurobiol 20:212-220. (PMID: 20181474, PMCID: PMC2862864, DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2010.02.001)

Murray EA, Wise SP (2010) What, if anything, can monkeys tell us about human amnesia when they can’t say anything at all? Neuropsychologia 48:2385-2405. (PMID: 20097215, PMCID: PMC2888763, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.01.011)

Izquierdo A, Murray EA (2010) Functional interaction of medial mediodorsal thalamic nucleus but not nucleus accumbens with amygdala and orbital prefrontal cortex is essential for adaptive response selection after reinforcer devaluation. J Neurosci 30:661-669. (PMID: 20071531, PMCID: PMC2835504, DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3795-09.2010)

Chudasama Y, Izquierdo A, Murray EA (2009) Distinct contributions of the amygdala and hippocampus to fear expression. Eur J Neurosci 30:2327-2337. (PMID: 20092575, PMCID: PMC2852103, DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2009.07012.x)

Basile BM, Hampton RR, Suomi SJ, Murray EA (2009) An assessment of memory awareness in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Anim Cogn 12:169-180. (PMID: 18712532, PMCID: PMC2676690, DOI: 10.1007/s10071-008-0180-1)

Murray EA (2007) The amygdala, reward and emotion. Trends Cogn Sci 11:489-497. (PMID: 17988930, DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2007.08.013)