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Behavioral Neuroscience

Chapters and Special Publications

Chudasama Y. (2015) Short-term and working memory in animals. In: Ian P. Stolerman and Lawrence H. Price (2nd ed). Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology. pp 1581-1586, Springer-Verlag: Berlin Heidelberg.

Franklin KBJ, Chudasama Y. (2011) The Prefrontal Cortex. In: Watson C, Paxinos G, Puelles L (eds). The Mouse Nervous System. pp 727-735. Academic Press: London.

Original Peer-Reviewed Publications

Prasad JA, Abela AR, Chudasama Y. Midline thalamic reuniens lesions improve executive behaviors. Neuroscience. 2017 Mar 14;345:77-88. PMID: 26868974.

Wilson EN, Abela AR, Do Carmo S, Allard S, Marks AR, Welikovitch LA, Ducatenzeiler A, Chudasama Y, Cuello AC. Intraneuronal Amyloid Beta Accumulation Disrupts Hippocampal CRTC1-Dependent Gene Expression and Cognitive Function in a Rat Model of Alzheimer Disease. Cereb Cortex. 2017 Feb 1;27(2):1501-1511. PMID: 26759481.

Jang AI, Costa VD, Rudebeck PH, Chudasama Y, Murray EA, Averbeck BB. The Role of Frontal Cortical and Medial-Temporal Lobe Brain Areas in Learning a Bayesian Prior Belief on Reversals. J Neurosci. 2015 Aug 19;35(33):11751-60. PMID: 26290251.

Abela AR, Duan Y, Chudasama Y. Hippocampal interplay with the nucleus accumbens is critical for decisions about time. Eur J Neurosci. 2015 Sep;42(5):2224-33. PMID: 26121594.

Mitchell AS, Sherman SM, Sommer MA, Mair RG, Vertes RP, Chudasama Y. Advances in understanding mechanisms of thalamic relays in cognition and behavior. J Neurosci. 2014 Nov 12;34(46):15340-6. PMID: 25392501.

Abela AR, Chudasama Y. Noradrenergic α2A-receptor stimulation in the ventral hippocampus reduces impulsive decision-making. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014 Feb;231(3):521-31. PMID: 24062084.

Chudasama Y, Daniels TE, Gorrin DP, Rhodes SE, Rudebeck PH, Murray EA. The role of the anterior cingulate cortex in choices based on reward value and reward contingency. Cereb Cortex. 2013 Dec;23(12):2884-98. PMID: 22944530.

Prasad JA, Chudasama Y. Viral tracing identifies parallel disynaptic pathways to the hippocampus. J Neurosci. 2013 May 8;33(19):8494-503. PMID: 23658186.

Abela AR, Dougherty SD, Fagen ED, Hill CJ, Chudasama Y. Inhibitory control deficits in rats with ventral hippocampal lesions. Cereb Cortex. 2013 Jun;23(6):1396-409. PMID: 22615141.

Abela AR, Chudasama Y. Dissociable contributions of the ventral hippocampus and orbitofrontal cortex to decision-making with a delayed or uncertain outcome. Eur J Neurosci. 2013 Feb;37(4):640-7. PMID: 23190048.

Prasad JA, Macgregor EM, Chudasama Y. Lesions of the thalamic reuniens cause impulsive but not compulsive responses. Brain Struct Funct. 2013 Jan;218(1):85-96. PMID: 22270811.

Chudasama Y, Doobay VM, Liu Y. Hippocampal-prefrontal cortical circuit mediates inhibitory response control in the rat. J Neurosci. 2012 Aug 8;32(32):10915-24. PMID: 22875926.

Chudasama Y. Animal models of prefrontal-executive function. Behav Neurosci. 2011 Jun;125(3):327-43. PMID: 21639603.

Chudasama Y, Wright KS, Murray EA. Hippocampal lesions in rhesus monkeys disrupt emotional responses but not reinforcer devaluation effects. Biol Psychiatry. 2008 Jun 1;63(11):1084-91. PMID: 18191111.

Chudasama Y, Kralik JD, Murray EA. Rhesus monkeys with orbital prefrontal cortex lesions can learn to inhibit prepotent responses in the reversed reward contingency task. Cereb Cortex. 2007 May;17(5):1154-9. PMID: 16774961.

Baunez C, Christakou A, Chudasama Y, Forni C, Robbins TW. Bilateral high-frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus on attentional performance: transient deleterious effects and enhanced motivation in both intact and parkinsonian rats. Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Feb;25(4):1187-94. PMID: 17331214.

Chudasama Y, Robbins TW. Functions of frontostriatal systems in cognition: comparative neuropsychopharmacological studies in rats, monkeys and humans. Biol Psychol. 2006 Jul;73(1):19-38. PMID: 16546312.

Dalley JW, Lääne K, Theobald DE, Armstrong HC, Corlett PR, Chudasama Y, Robbins TW. Time-limited modulation of appetitive Pavlovian memory by D1 and NMDA receptors in the nucleus accumbens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Apr 26;102(17):6189-94. PMID: 15833811.

Chudasama Y, Nathwani F, Robbins TW. D-Amphetamine remediates attentional performance in rats with dorsal prefrontal lesions. Behav Brain Res. 2005 Mar 7;158(1):97-107. PMID: 15680198.

Chudasama Y, Robbins TW. Dopaminergic modulation of visual attention and working memory in the rodent prefrontal cortex. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2004 Sep;29(9):1628-36. PMID: 15138446.

Dalley JW, Theobald DE, Bouger P, Chudasama Y, Cardinal RN, Robbins TW. Cortical cholinergic function and deficits in visual attentional performance in rats following 192 IgG-saporin-induced lesions of the medial prefrontal cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2004 Aug;14(8):922-32. PMID: 15084496.

Chudasama Y, Dalley JW, Nathwani F, Bouger P, Robbins TW. Cholinergic modulation of visual attention and working memory: dissociable effects of basal forebrain 192-IgG-saporin lesions and intraprefrontal infusions of scopolamine. Learn Mem. 2004 Jan-Feb;11(1):78-86. PMID: 14747520.

Chudasama Y, Robbins TW. Psychopharmacological approaches to modulating attention in the five-choice serial reaction time task: implications for schizophrenia. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2004 Jun;174(1):86-98. PMID: 15071717.

Chudasama Y, Passetti F, Rhodes SE, Lopian D, Desai A, Robbins TW. Dissociable aspects of performance on the 5-choice serial reaction time task following lesions of the dorsal anterior cingulate, infralimbic and orbitofrontal cortex in the rat: differential effects on selectivity, impulsivity and compulsivity. Behav Brain Res. 2003 Nov 30;146(1-2):105-19. PMID: 14643464.

Chudasama Y, Robbins TW. Dissociable contributions of the orbitofrontal and infralimbic cortex to pavlovian autoshaping and discrimination reversal learning: further evidence for the functional heterogeneity of the rodent frontal cortex. J Neurosci. 2003 Sep 24;23(25):8771-80. PMID: 14507977.

Winstanley CA, Chudasama Y, Dalley JW, Theobald DE, Glennon JC, Robbins TW. Intra-prefrontal 8-OH-DPAT and M100907 improve visuospatial attention and decrease impulsivity on the five-choice serial reaction time task in rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2003 May;167(3):304-14. PMID: 12677356.

Chudasama Y, Baunez C, Robbins TW. Functional disconnection of the medial prefrontal cortex and subthalamic nucleus in attentional performance: evidence for corticosubthalamic interaction. J Neurosci. 2003 Jul 2;23(13):5477-85. PMID: 12843247.

Passetti F, Chudasama Y, Robbins TW. The frontal cortex of the rat and visual attentional performance: dissociable functions of distinct medial prefrontal subregions. Cereb Cortex. 2002 Dec;12(12):1254-68. PMID: 12427677.

Dalley JW, Chudasama Y, Theobald DE, Pettifer CL, Fletcher CM, Robbins TW. Nucleus accumbens dopamine and discriminated approach learning: interactive effects of 6-hydroxydopamine lesions and systemic apomorphine administration. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2002 Jun;161(4):425-33. PMID: 12073171.

Chudasama Y, Bussey TJ, Muir JL. Effects of selective thalamic and prelimbic cortex lesions on two types of visual discrimination and reversal learning. Eur J Neurosci. 2001 Sep;14(6):1009-20. PMID: 11595039.

Chudasama Y, Muir JL. Visual attention in the rat: a role for the prelimbic cortex and thalamic nuclei? Behav Neurosci. 2001 Apr;115(2):417-28. PMID: 11345966.

Chudasama Y, Muir JL. A behavioural analysis of the delayed non-matching to position task: the effects of scopolamine, lesions of the fornix and of the prelimbic region on mediating behaviours by rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1997 Nov;134(1):73-82. PMID: 9399369.