Ph.D. Duke University, 1998
Office: McGuinn 340
Phone: (617) 552-6653
Scholarly Interests: Comparative psychology and behavioral neuroscience. Neurobiology of learning and memory. Fundamental associative learning processes in both humans and animals. Of particular interest are models of response recovery following extinction learning. Current studies focus on how humans learn predictive relationships in their environment.
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Nelson, J.B., Lamoureux, J.A., & León, S.P. (2013). Extinction arouses attention to the context in a behavioral suppression method with humans. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 39(1), 99-105.
Lamoureux, J.A., Meck, W.H., & Williams, C.L. (2008). Prenatal dietary choline manipulation alters context sensitivity of Pavlovian conditioning in young adult rats. Learning & Memory, 15, 866-875.
Lamoureux, J.A., Buhusi, C.V., & Schmajuk, N.A. (1998). A real-time theory of Pavlovian conditioning: Simple stimuli and occasion setters. In N. A. Schmajuk & P. C. Holland (Eds.), Occasion setting: Associative learning and cognition in animals (pp. 383-424). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.