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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Jeffrey Lamoureux

senior lecturer

Jeffrey Lamoureux

Ph.D. Duke University, 1998

Office: McGuinn 508
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*

Office Hours*

PSYC1029 Mind and Brain
PSYC2289 Comparative Psychology: Animal Behavior
PSYC3373 Learning and Motivation
PSYC3383 Neurobiological Basis of Learning
PSYC3386 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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