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Book Chapters

Bertran-Gonzalez J; Laurent V, 2018, 'Studying Integrative Processing and Prospected Plasticity in Cholinergic Interneurons: The Importance of Pavlovian–Instrumental Transfer', in Goal-Directed Decision Making Computations and Neural Circuits, Academic Press

Journal articles

Morse AK; Leung BK; Heath E; Bertran-Gonzalez J; Pepin E; Chieng BC; Balleine BW; Laurent V, 2020, 'Basolateral Amygdala Drives a GPCR-Mediated Striatal Memory Necessary for Predictive Learning to Influence Choice', Neuron, vol. 106, pp. 855 - 869.e8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2020.03.007

Lingawi NW; Laurent V; Westbrook RF; Holmes NM, 2019, 'The role of the basolateral amygdala and infralimbic cortex in (re)learning extinction', Psychopharmacology, vol. 236, pp. 303 - 312, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-018-4957-x

Lingawi NW; Andrew E; Laurent V; Killcross S; Westbrook RF; Holmes NM, 2018, 'The conditions that regulate formation of a false fear memory in rats', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 156, pp. 53 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2018.10.009

Goarin EHF; Lingawi NW; Laurent V, 2018, 'Role played by the passage of time in reversal learning', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00075

Lingawi NW; Holmes NM; Westbrook RF; Laurent V, 2018, 'The infralimbic cortex encodes inhibition irrespective of motivational significance', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 150, pp. 64 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2018.03.001

Laurent V; Balleine BW; Westbrook RF, 2018, 'Motivational state controls the prediction error in Pavlovian appetitive-aversive interactions', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 147, pp. 18 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2017.11.006

Lingawi NW; Westbrook RF; Laurent V, 2017, 'Extinction and Latent Inhibition Involve a Similar Form of Inhibitory Learning that is Stored in and Retrieved from the Infralimbic Cortex', Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), vol. 27, pp. 5547 - 5556, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhw322

Laurent V; Wong FL; Balleine BW, 2017, 'The lateral habenula and its input to the rostromedial tegmental nucleus mediates outcome-specific conditioned inhibition', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 37, pp. 10932 - 10942, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3415-16.2017

Quail SL; Laurent V; Balleine BW, 2017, 'Inhibitory pavlovian-instrumental transfer in humans', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, vol. 43, pp. 315 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xan0000148

Lingawi NW; Westbrook RF; Laurent V, 2017, 'Extinction of relapsed fear does not require the basolateral amygdala', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 139, pp. 149 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2017.01.005

Laurent V; Chieng B; Balleine BW, 2016, 'Extinction Generates Outcome-Specific Conditioned Inhibition', Current Biology, vol. 26, pp. 3169 - 3175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.021

Laurent V; Balleine BW, 2015, 'Factual and counterfactual action-outcome mappings control choice between goal-directed actions in rats', Current Biology, vol. 25, pp. 1074 - 1079, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.02.044

Laurent V; Morse AK; Balleine BW, 2015, 'The role of opioid processes in reward and decision-making', British Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 172, pp. 449 - 459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bph.12818

Laurent V; Wong FL; Balleine BW, 2015, 'δ-Opioid receptors in the accumbens shell mediate the influence of both excitatory and inhibitory predictions on choice', British Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 172, pp. 562 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bph.12731

Laurent V; Bertran-Gonzalez J; Chieng BC; Balleine BW, 2014, 'δ-Opioid and dopaminergic processes in accumbens shell modulate the cholinergic control of predictive learning and choice', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 34, pp. 1358 - 1369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4592-13.2014

Bertran-Gonzalez J; Laurent V; Chieng BC; Christie MJ; Balleine BW, 2013, 'Learning-related translocation of δ-Opioid receptors on ventral striatal cholinergic interneurons mediates choice between goal-directed actions', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 33, pp. 16060 - 16071, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1927-13.2013

Bertran-Gonzalez J; Chieng BC; Laurent V; Valjent E; Balleine BW, 2012, 'Striatal Cholinergic Interneurons Display Activity-Related Phosphorylation of Ribosomal Protein S6', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0053195

Laurent V; Leung B; Maidment N; Balleine BW, 2012, 'μ- and δ-Opioid-related processes in the accumbens core and shell differentially mediate the influence of reward-guided and stimulus-guided decisions on choice', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 32, pp. 1875 - 1883, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4688-11.2012

Laurent V; Westbrook RF, 2009, 'Inactivation of the infralimbic but not the prelimbic cortex impairs consolidation and retrieval of fear extinction', Learning and Memory, vol. 16, pp. 520 - 529, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.1474609

Laurent V; Westbrook RF, 2009, 'Infusion of the NMDA receptor antagonist, DL-APV, into the basolateral amygdala disrupts learning to fear a novel and a familiar context as well as relearning to fear an extinguished context', Learning and Memory, vol. 16, pp. 96 - 105

Laurent V; Westbrook RF, 2008, 'Distinct contributions of the basolateral amygdala and the medial prefrontal cortex to learning and relearning extinction of context conditioned fear', Learning and Memory, vol. 15, pp. 657 - 666, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.1080108

Laurent V; Marchand AP; Westbrook RF, 2008, 'The basolateral amygdala is necessary for learning but not relearning extinction of context conditioned fear', Learning and Memory, vol. 15, pp. 304 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.928208

Leung HT; Bailey GK; Laurent V; Westbrook RF, 2007, 'Rapid reacquisition of fear to a completely extinguished context is replaced by transient impairment with additional extinction training', Journal of Experimental Psychology - Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 33, pp. 299 - 313, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0097-7403.33.3.299

Laurent V; Podhorna J, 2004, 'Subchronic phencyclidine treatment impairs performance of C57BL/6 mice in the attentional set-shifting task', Behavioural Pharmacology, vol. 15, pp. 141 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00008877-200403000-00006

Laurent V; Podhorna J, 2004, 'Subchronic phencyclidine treatment impairs performance of C57BL/6 mice in the attentional set-shifting task', BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY, vol. 15, pp. 141 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00008877-200403000-00006


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