Publications

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Selected recent outputs:

Grieves, R.M., Wood E.R., Dudchenko, P.A. (2016) Place cells on a maze encode routes rather than destinations. eLife, http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.15986

Grieves, R.M., Jenkins, B.W., Harland, B., Wood, E.R., Dudchenko, P.A. (2016) Place field repetition and spatial learning in a multicompartment environment. Hippocampus,26: 118-134.

Harland, B., Wood, E.R., Dudchenko, P.A. (2015) The head direction cell system and behavior: the effects of lesions to the lateral mammillary bodies on spatial memory in a novel landmark task and in the water maze. Behavioral Neuroscience, 129: 709-719.

Bett, D., Murdoch, L.H., Wood, E.R., Dudchenko, P.A. (2015) Hippocampus, delay discounting, and vicarious trial-and-error. Hippocampus, 25: 643-654.

Bett, D., Stevenson,C.H., Shires, K.L., Smith, M.T., Martin, S.J., Dudchenko, P.A., Wood, E.R. (2013) The postsubiculum and spatial learning: the role of postsubicular synaptic activity and synaptic plasticity in hippocampal place cell-, object- and object-location memory.  The Journal of Neuroscience,33: 6928-6943. (Dudchenko and Wood corresponding authors)

Shires KL, Hawthorne JP, Hope AM, Dudchenko PA, Wood ER, Martin SJ (2013) Functional connectivity between the thalamus and postsubiculum: Analysis of evoked responses elicited by stimulation of the laterodorsal thalamic nucleus in anesthetized rats. Hippocampus, Feb 16. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22114. (Epub ahead of print)

Grieves RM and Dudchenko PA (2013) Cognitive maps and spatial inference in animals: rats fail to take a novel shortcut, but can take a previously experienced one.  Learning and Motivation, (44: 81-92).

Bett D, Allison E, Murdoch LH, Kaefer K, Wood ER, Dudchenko PA (2012) The neural substrates of deliberative decision making: contrasting effects of hippocampus lesions on performance and vicarious trial-and-error behavior in a spatial memory task and a visual discrimination task.  Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 6: Article 70: 1-10. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2012.00070.

Bett D, Wood ER, Dudchenko PA (2012). The postsubiculum is necessary for spatial alternation, but not for homing by path integration.  Behavioral Neuroscience, 126: 237-248.

Ainge, JA, Tamosiunaite, M, Worgotter, F, Dudchenko, PA (2012) Hippocampal place cells encode intended destination, and not a discriminative stimulus, in a conditional T-maze task. Hippocampus DOI: 10.1002/hipo.20919.

Dudchenko PA, Talpos J, Young J, Baxter MG (2012) Animal models of working memory: A review of tasks that might be used in screening drug treatments for the memory impairments found in schizophrenia. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. In press, doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2012.03.003.

Langston, RF, Stevenson, C.H., Wilson, C.L., Saunderson, I., Wood, E.R. (2010) The role of hippocampal subregions in memory for stimulus associations.  Behavioural Brain Research 215: 275-291.

van der Meer, M., Richmond, Z., Braga, R.M., Wood, E.R., Dudchenko, P.A. (2010) Evidence for the use of an internal sense of direction in homing. Behavioral Neuroscience, 124: 164-169.

Dudchenko, P.A. (2010) Why people get lost: the psychology and neuroscience of spatial cognition. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Langston, RF, Wood ER (2010) Associative recognition and the hippocampus: differential effects on object-place, object-context and object-place-context memory.  Hippocampus, 20: 1139-1153.