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Journal articles

Prasad AA; Xie C; Chaichim C; Nguyen JH; McClusky HE; Killcross S; Power JM; McNally GP, 2020, 'Complementary roles for ventral pallidum cell types and their projections in relapse', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 40, pp. 880 - 893, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0262-19.2019

Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Ma C; Bradfield LA; Killcross S; McNally GP, 2019, 'Punishment insensitivity emerges from impaired contingency detection, not aversion insensitivity or reward dominance', eLife, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.52765

Roughley S; Killcross S, 2019, 'Differential involvement of dopamine receptor subtypes in the acquisition of Pavlovian sign-tracking and goal-tracking responses', Psychopharmacology, vol. 236, pp. 1853 - 1862, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-019-5169-8

Roughley S; Killcross S, 2019, 'Loss of hierarchical control by occasion setters following lesions of the prelimbic and infralimbic medial prefrontal cortex in rats', Brain Sciences, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/brainsci9030048

Sharpe MJ; Stalnaker T; Schuck NW; Killcross S; Schoenbaum G; Niv Y, 2019, 'An Integrated Model of Action Selection: Distinct Modes of Cortical Control of Striatal Decision Making', Annual Review of Psychology, vol. 70, pp. 53 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-psych-010418-102824

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

Sharpe MJ; Killcross S, 2018, 'Modulation of attention and action in the medial prefrontal cortex of rats', Psychological Review, vol. 125, pp. 822 - 843, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rev0000118

Panayi MC; Killcross S, 2018, 'Functional heterogeneity within the rodent lateral orbitofrontal cortex dissociates outcome devaluation and reversal learning deficits', eLife, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.37357.001

Jean-Richard-Dit-Bressel P; Killcross S; McNally GP, 2018, 'Behavioral and neurobiological mechanisms of punishment: Implications for psychiatric disorders', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 43, pp. 1639 - 1650, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41386-018-0047-3

Gibson GD; Prasad AA; Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Yau JOY; Millan EZ; Liu Y; Campbell EJ; Lim J; Marchant NJ; Power JM; Killcross S; Lawrence AJ; McNally GP, 2018, 'Distinct Accumbens Shell Output Pathways Promote versus Prevent Relapse to Alcohol Seeking', Neuron, vol. 98, pp. 512 - 520.e6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2018.03.033

Holmes NM; Raipuria M; Qureshi OA; Killcross S; Westbrook F, 2018, 'Danger changes the way the mammalian brain stores information about innocuous events: A study of sensory preconditioning in rats', eNeuro, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/ENEURO.0381-17.2017

Nguyen JCD; Ali SF; Kosari S; Woodman OL; Spencer SJ; Killcross AS; Jenkins TA, 2017, 'Western diet chow consumption in rats induces striatal neuronal activation while reducing dopamine levels without affecting spatial memory in the radial arm maze', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00022

Furlong TM; Supit ASA; Corbit LH; Killcross S; Balleine BW, 2017, 'Pulling habits out of rats: adenosine 2A receptor antagonism in dorsomedial striatum rescues meth-amphetamine-induced deficits in goal-directed action', Addiction Biology, vol. 22, pp. 172 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/adb.12316

Haselgrove M; Le Pelley ME; Singh NK; Teow HQ; Morris RW; Green MJ; Griffiths O; Killcross S, 2016, 'Disrupted attentional learning in high schizotypy: Evidence of aberrant salience', British Journal of Psychology, vol. 107, pp. 601 - 624, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12175

Rogers N; Killcross S; Curnoe D, 2016, 'Hunting for evidence of cognitive planning: Archaeological signatures versus psychological realities', Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, vol. 5, pp. 225 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2015.11.002

Sharpe MJ; Killcross S, 2015, 'The prelimbic cortex directs attention toward predictive cues during fear learning', Learning and Memory, vol. 22, pp. 289 - 293, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.038273.115

Sharpe M; Killcross S, 2015, 'The prelimbic cortex uses contextual cues to modulate responding towards predictive stimuli during fear renewal', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 118, pp. 20 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2014.11.005

Sharpe MJ; Killcross S, 2015, 'The prelimbic cortex uses higher-order cues to modulate both the acquisition and expression of conditioned fear', Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnsys.2014.00235

Reichelt AC; Killcross S; Hambly LD; Morris MJ; Westbrook RF, 2015, 'Impact of adolescent sucrose access on cognitive control, recognition memory, and parvalbumin immunoreactivity', Learning and Memory, vol. 22, pp. 215 - 224, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.038000.114

Panayi MC; Killcross S, 2014, 'Orbitofrontal cortex inactivation impairs between- but not within-session Pavlovian extinction: An associative analysis', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 108, pp. 78 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2013.08.002

Haddon JE; George DN; Grayson L; McGowan C; Honey RC; Killcross S, 2014, 'Extreme elemental processing in a high schizotypy population: Relation to cognitive deficits', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 67, pp. 918 - 935, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2013.838281

Nguyen JCD; Killcross AS; Jenkins TA, 2014, 'Obesity and cognitive decline: Role of inflammation and vascular changes', Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2014.00375

Nguyen JCD; Killcross AS; Jenkins TA, 2014, 'Obesity and cognitive decline: Role of inflammation and vascular changes', Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2014.00375

Sharpe MJ; Killcross S, 2014, 'The prelimbic cortex contributes to the down-regulation of attention toward redundant cues', Cerebral Cortex, vol. 24, pp. 1066 - 1074, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhs393

Reichelt AC; Good MA; Killcross S, 2013, 'Attenuation of acute d-amphetamine-induced disruption of conflict resolution by clozapine, but not α-flupenthixol in rats', Journal of Psychopharmacology, vol. 27, pp. 1023 - 1031, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269881113503503

Nguyen JCD; Killcross AS; Jenkins TA, 2013, 'Effect of low-intensity treadmill exercise on behavioural measures and hippocampal parvalbumin immunoreactivity in the rat', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 256, pp. 598 - 601, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2013.09.004

Leung HT; Killcross AS; Westbrook RF, 2013, 'Error correction in latent inhibition and its disruption by opioid receptor blockade with naloxone', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 38, pp. 2439 - 2445, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npp.2013.144

Leung HT; Killcross AS; Westbrook RF, 2013, 'A further assessment of the hall-rodriguez theory of latent inhibition', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 39, pp. 117 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0031724

Holmes NM; Parkes SL; Killcross AS; Westbrook RF, 2013, 'The Basolateral Amygdala is critical for learning about neutral stimuli in the presence of danger, and the perirhinal cortex is critical in the absence of danger', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 33, pp. 13112 - 13125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1998-13.2013

Nelson AJD; Killcross S, 2013, 'Accelerated habit formation following amphetamine exposure is reversed by D1, but enhanced by D2, receptor antagonists', Frontiers in Neuroscience, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2013.00076

Hogarth L; Balleine BW; Corbit LH; Killcross S, 2013, 'Associative learning mechanisms underpinning the transition from recreational drug use to addiction', Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 1282, pp. 12 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06768.x

Blundell P; Symonds M; Hall G; Killcross S; Bailey GK, 2013, 'Within-event learning in rats with lesions of the basolateral amygdala', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 236, pp. 48 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2012.08.030

Reichelt AC; Killcross AS; Wilkinson LS; Humby T; Good MA, 2013, 'Transgenic expression of the FTDP-17 tauV337M mutation in brain dissociates components of executive function in mice', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 104, pp. 73 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2013.05.005

Chesworth R; Downey L; Logge W; Killcross AS; Karl T, 2012, 'Cognition in female transmembrane domain neuregulin 1 mutant mice', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 226, pp. 218 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2011.09.019

Kosari S; Badoer E; Nguyen JCD; Killcross AS; Jenkins TA, 2012, 'Effect of western and high fat diets on memory and cholinergic measures in the rat', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 235, pp. 98 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2012.07.017

Haddon JE; Killcross AS, 2012, 'Inactivation of the infralimbic prefrontal cortex in rats reduces the influence of inappropriate habitual responding in a response-conflict task', Neuroscience, vol. 199, pp. 205 - 212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2011.09.065

Leung H; Killcross AS; Westbrook F, 2011, 'Additional Exposures to a Compound of Two Preexposed Stimuli Deepen Latent Inhibition', Journal of Experimental Psychology - Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 37, pp. 394 - 406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0023714

George DN; Killcross AS; Jenkins T, 2011, 'Dissociation of prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens dopaminergic systems in conditional learning in rats.', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 225, pp. 47 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2011.06.028

Koychev I; Barkus EJ; Ettinger U; Killcross S; Roiser JP; Wilkinson L; Deakin B, 2011, 'Evaluation of state and trait biomarkers in healthy volunteers for the development of novel drug treatments in schizophrenia', Journal of Psychopharmacology, vol. 25, pp. 1207 - 1225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269881111414450

Haddon JE; George DN; Grayson L; C ; Honey RC; Killcross AS, 2011, 'Impaired conditional task performance in a high schizotypy population: Relation to cognitive deficits', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 64, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2010.529579

Haddon JE; Killcross AS, 2011, 'Rat prefrontal dopamine and cognitive control: Impaired and enhanced conflict performance', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 125, pp. 344 - 349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0023572

Dwyer D; Dunn MJ; Rhodes SEV; Killcross AS, 2010, 'Lesions of the prelimbic prefrontal cortex prevent response conflict produced by action-outcome associations', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 63, pp. 417 - 424, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470210903411049

George DN; Duffaud AM; Pothuizen ; Haddon JE; Killcross AS, 2010, 'Lesions to the ventral, but not the dorsal, medial prefrontal cortex enhance latent inhibition', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 31, pp. 1474 - 1482, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-9568.2010.07178.x

Rhodes SEV; Creighton G; Killcross AS; Good M; Honey RC, 2009, 'Integration of Geometric With Luminance Information in the Rat: Evidence From Within-Compound Associations', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 35, pp. 92 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0097-7403.35.1.92

Schmidt-Hansen M; Killcross AS; Honey RC, 2009, 'Latent inhibition, learned irrelevance, and schizotypy: Assessing their relationship', Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, vol. 14, pp. 11 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13546800802664539

Haddon JE; George DP; Killcross AS, 2008, 'Contextual control of biconditional task performance: Evidence for cue and response competition in rats', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 61, pp. 1307 - 1320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470210701515819

Marquis JP; Killcross S; Haddon JE, 2007, 'Inactivation of the prelimbic, but not infralimbic, prefrontal cortex impairs the contextual control of response conflict in rats', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 25, pp. 559 - 566, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-9568.2006.05295.x

Dunn MJ; Killcross AS, 2007, 'Clozapine, SCH 23390 and alpha-flupenthixol but not haloperidol attenuate acute phencyclidine-induced disruption of conditional discrimination performance', Psychopharmacology, vol. 190, pp. 403 - 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-006-0605-y

Wickens JR; Costa JC; Killcross RM; Killcross AS, 2007, 'Dopaminergic mechanisms in actions and habits', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 27, pp. 8181 - 8183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/jneurosci.1671-07.2007

Marquis JP; Killcross AS; Haddon JE, 2007, 'Inactivation of the prelimbic, but not infralimbic, prefrontal cortex impairs the contextual control of response conflict in rats', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 25, pp. 559 - 566, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-9568.2006.05295..x


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