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Psychostimulants and Cognition: A Continuum of Behavioral and Cognitive Activation
Psychostimulants such as cocaine have been used as performance enhancers throughout recorded history. Although psychostimulants are commonly prescribed to improve attention and cognition, a greatExpand
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Modafinil and memory: effects of modafinil on Morris water maze learning and Pavlovian fear conditioning.
Modafinil has been shown to promote wakefulness and some studies suggest the drug can improve cognitive function. Because of many similarities, the mechanism of action may be comparable to classicalExpand
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Memory and psychostimulants: modulation of Pavlovian fear conditioning by amphetamine in C57BL/6 mice
Rationale and objectivesWith the use of prescription stimulants on the rise, it is important to examine the cognitive effects of low and moderate doses of stimulants rather than only those typical ofExpand
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Amphetamine and extinction of cued fear
Much research is focused on developing novel drugs to improve memory. In particular, psychostimulants have been shown to enhance memory and have a long history of safe use in humans. In prior work,Expand
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Cocaine and Pavlovian fear conditioning: Dose–effect analysis
Emerging evidence suggests that cocaine and other drugs of abuse can interfere with many aspects of cognitive functioning. The authors examined the effects of 0.1-15mg/kg of cocaine on PavlovianExpand
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Automated Assessment of Pavlovian Conditioned Freezing and Shock Reactivity in Mice Using the Video Freeze System
The Pavlovian conditioned freezing paradigm has become a prominent mouse and rat model of learning and memory, as well as of pathological fear. Due to its efficiency, reproducibility and well-definedExpand
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MHC class I immune proteins are critical for hippocampus-dependent memory and gate NMDAR-dependent hippocampal long-term depression.
Memory impairment is a common feature of conditions that involve changes in inflammatory signaling in the brain, including traumatic brain injury, infection, neurodegenerative disorders, and normalExpand
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The enhancement and impairment of learning by stimulants
Stimulants are prescribed widely to treat a number of disorders, including narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. These prescription stimulants are alsoExpand
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Interdependence of measures in Pavlovian conditioned freezing
Pavlovian conditioned freezing is an intensively utilized paradigm that has become a standard model of memory and cognition. Despite its widespread use, the interdependence among each measureExpand
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hippocampal long-term depression hippocampus-dependent memory and gate NMDAR-dependent MHC class I immune proteins are critical for
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