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Jeffrey Lamoureux


Jeffrey Lamoureux

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.

Typically offered courses

Curriculum Vitae*

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PS029 Mind and Brain
PS289 Comparative Psychology: Animal Behavior
PS373 Learning and Motivation
PS383 Neurobiological Basis of Learning
PS386 Psychopharmacology

Representative Publications

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.

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