Peter G Roma

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Apparatus bias and the use of light and texture in place conditioning
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 82:163-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Mark tests for mirror self-recognition in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) trained to touch marks
    Peter G Roma
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Am J Primatol 69:989-1000. 2007
  3. pmc Genetic and early environmental contributions to alcohol's aversive and physiological effects
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 91:134-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Early maternal separation and sex differences in the aversive effects of amphetamine in adult rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Physiol Behav 93:897-904. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Cross-fostering and the extinction of cocaine's conditioned aversive effects: evidence for gene-environment interaction
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 88:1-8. 2007
  6. pmc Dissociation between the aversive and pharmacokinetic effects of ethanol in female Fischer and Lewis rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, USA
    Behav Brain Res 182:51-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of cross-fostering on cocaine-induced conditioned taste aversions in Fischer and Lewis rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory Department of Psychology American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 49:172-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Separation stress, litter size, and the rewarding effects of low-dose morphine in the dams of maternally separated rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:429-33. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the aversive and rewarding effects of alcohol in Fischer and Lewis rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 189:187-99. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Capuchin monkeys, inequity aversion, and the frustration effect
    Peter G Roma
    American University, Washington DC 20016, USA
    J Comp Psychol 120:67-73. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Apparatus bias and the use of light and texture in place conditioning
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 82:163-9. 2005
    ..Implications for place conditioning are discussed, including the potential value of systematically exploiting apparatus bias in addition to eliminating it...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mark tests for mirror self-recognition in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) trained to touch marks
    Peter G Roma
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Am J Primatol 69:989-1000. 2007
    ..The implications of sequential training and mark testing for comparative evaluations of mirror self-recognition capacity are discussed...
  3. pmc Genetic and early environmental contributions to alcohol's aversive and physiological effects
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 91:134-9. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Early maternal separation and sex differences in the aversive effects of amphetamine in adult rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Physiol Behav 93:897-904. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Cross-fostering and the extinction of cocaine's conditioned aversive effects: evidence for gene-environment interaction
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 88:1-8. 2007
    ..These data join other examples of cross-fostering effects on physiology and behavior in these strains and further support the use of the Fischer-Lewis model for exploring gene-environment interaction in drug-induced phenotypes...
  6. pmc Dissociation between the aversive and pharmacokinetic effects of ethanol in female Fischer and Lewis rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, USA
    Behav Brain Res 182:51-6. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of cross-fostering on cocaine-induced conditioned taste aversions in Fischer and Lewis rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory Department of Psychology American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 49:172-9. 2007
    ..Implications for studying maternal behavior as a source of epigenetic modulation of drug abuse vulnerability were discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Separation stress, litter size, and the rewarding effects of low-dose morphine in the dams of maternally separated rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:429-33. 2007
    ..Potential effects of other doses, drugs of abuse and post-partum manipulations remain to be evaluated within this emerging etiological model...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the aversive and rewarding effects of alcohol in Fischer and Lewis rats
    Peter G Roma
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 189:187-99. 2006
    ..Application of the Fischer-Lewis genetic model of drug abuse to the study of alcohol's motivational properties has been limited...
  10. ncbi request reprint Capuchin monkeys, inequity aversion, and the frustration effect
    Peter G Roma
    American University, Washington DC 20016, USA
    J Comp Psychol 120:67-73. 2006
    ..These results fail to support findings of Brosnan and de Waal. An account based on the frustration effect accommodates these results and those of Brosnan and de Waal...
  11. ncbi request reprint Environmental control, social context, and individual differences in behavioral and cortisol responses to novelty in infant rhesus monkeys
    Peter G Roma
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA
    Child Dev 77:118-31. 2006
    ..The results reveal context-specific benefits of contingent stimulation in infancy...
  12. pmc The impact of early environmental rearing condition on the discriminative stimulus effects and Fos expression induced by cocaine in adult male and female rats
    Stephen J Kohut
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:383-97. 2009
    ..A number of environmental manipulations, including maternal separation (MS), have been shown to alter behavioral responses to drugs of abuse...
  13. ncbi request reprint Morphine-induced place conditioning in Fischer and Lewis rats: acquisition and dose-response in a fully biased procedure
    Catherine M Davis
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 86:516-23. 2007
    ..Additional implications for the Fischer-Lewis model of drug abuse and the utility of CPP acquisition procedures are discussed...
  14. pmc Assessing the role of the medial preoptic area in ethanol-induced hypothermia
    Ashley T Westerman
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Neurosci Lett 475:25-8. 2010
    ..These findings indicate that ethanol increases neural activity in the MPOA, but this increased activity does not influence ethanol-induced changes in core body temperature...
  15. pmc On loss aversion in capuchin monkeys
    Alan Silberberg
    American University, Washington, DC 20016 8062, USA
    J Exp Anal Behav 89:145-55. 2008
    ..We present three experiments with monkeys and humans consistent with a reinterpretation of their data that attributes their results not to loss aversion, but to differences between choice alternatives in delay of reinforcement...
  16. doi request reprint The effects of nicotine on ethanol-induced conditioned taste aversions in Long-Evans rats
    Jennifer A Rinker
    Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 197:409-19. 2008
    ..Overall drug acceptability is thought to be a function of the balance between its rewarding and aversive effects, the latter of which is reportedly affected by polydrug use...
  17. pmc The medial preoptic area modulates cocaine-induced activity in female rats
    Daniel J Tobiansky
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Behav Neurosci 127:293-302. 2013
    ..Combined, these results reveal the mPOA as a critical modulating structure in cocaine-induced mesolimbic activity and behavioral manifestation of reward, at least in part, via GABAergic output that is sensitive to DA input...
  18. ncbi request reprint On inequity aversion in nonhuman primates
    Alan Silberberg
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    J Comp Psychol 120:76. 2006
    ..This conclusion holds no matter what the claimed inadequacies of Roma et al.'s procedures might have been. Caution is urged in inferring the existence of inequity aversion in nonhuman primates...
  19. pmc Demand for cocaine and food over time
    Chesley J Christensen
    American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 91:209-16. 2008
    ..These results show that the strength of cocaine, but not food, increases with increased experience. Measures of time-based changes in essential value may serve as a basis for distinguishing addictive from non-addictive reinforcers...
  20. doi request reprint The antiepileptic primidone impairs male rat sexual behavior
    Ashley T Westerman
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 93:160-4. 2009
    ..Together, these data indicate that primidone impairs male sexual activity and suggest that these impairments result primarily from changes in erectile function and not changes to mechanisms mediating motivation...