Jessica L. Mulvany

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Women are 60% more likely to suffer from an anxiety disorder than men. One hypothesis for this difference may be that females exhibit increased rates of fear generalization. Females generalize fear to a neutral context faster than males, a process driven, in part, by estrogens. In the current study, ovariectomized adult female Long-Evans rats were given(More)
Conflict among individuals is one of the most common forms of stressors experienced across a variety of species, including humans. Social defeat models in mice produce two phenotypic behavioral responses characterized by prolonged social avoidance (susceptibility) or continued social interaction (resistance). The resistant phenotype has been proposed as a(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity is a global health crisis, and portion control is a key method for reducing excess body weight. Given consumers' familiarity with large portion sizes, reducing portion sizes can be difficult. Smaller plates are often recommended to reduce portion sizes and appear to reduce portion sizes. However, there are no studies evaluating dishes(More)
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