Browse Dept. of Psychology by Contributor "Juraska, Janice M"
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A role for the SHANK1 scaffold protein in experience-induced synaptic plasticity and memory consolidation (2018-05-03)The processes by which the brain acquires, stores, and retrieves external information has been an extensively researched field in psychology. Findings from these studies have overwhelmingly suggested that plasticity of ...
Perinatal high-fat diet and Bisphenol A: effects on behavior, gene expression and neuroanatomy in the medial prefrontal cortex (2017-12-06)Bisphenol A (BPA) is a synthetic industrial compound that is used to create polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. When BPA is consumed, most commonly through food and drink, it can act as an endocrine disruptor binding ...
The effects of repeated amphetamine exposure during adolescence on behavior and prefrontal cortex function (2017-04-21)Cognitive impairment and altered drug sensitivity are two commonly reported behavioral outcomes of amphetamine abuse. Individuals who begin using amphetamine during adolescence may have an increased risk of developing ...