Dominic M Dwyer

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Learning about cues in their absence: evidence from flavour preferences and aversions
    D M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol B 56:56-67. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Simultaneous contrast: evidence from licking microstructure and cross-solution comparisons
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 37:200-10. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Material-independent and material-specific activation in functional MRI after perceptual learning
    Matthew Edward Mundy
    Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience WICN, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    Neuroreport 20:1397-401. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint A learned flavor preference persists despite the extinction of conditioned hedonic reactions to the cue flavors
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, Wales
    Learn Behav 37:305-10. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint "Causal reasoning" in rats: a reappraisal
    D M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 35:578-86. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Nonreinforced flavor exposure attenuates the effects of conditioned taste aversion on both flavor consumption and cue palatability
    Dominic Michael Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK
    Learn Behav 41:390-401. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Avoidance but not aversion following sensory preconditioning with flavors: a challenge to stimulus substitution
    D M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 38:359-68. 2012
  8. doi request reprint EPS Prize Lecture. Licking and liking: the assessment of hedonic responses in rodents
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 65:371-94. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Lesions of the prelimbic prefrontal cortex prevent response conflict produced by action-outcome associations
    Dominic M Dwyer
    Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:417-24. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The amygdala and flavour preference conditioning: Crossed lesions and inactivation
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK
    Physiol Behav 101:403-12. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Learning about cues in their absence: evidence from flavour preferences and aversions
    D M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol B 56:56-67. 2003
    ..Although this pattern of results appears suggestive of separate learning rules, a reanalysis raises the possibility of an explanation in terms of a single associative system...
  2. doi request reprint Simultaneous contrast: evidence from licking microstructure and cross-solution comparisons
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 37:200-10. 2011
    ..These results are consistent with the idea that simultaneous contrast effects depend, at least partially, on sensory mechanisms...
  3. doi request reprint Material-independent and material-specific activation in functional MRI after perceptual learning
    Matthew Edward Mundy
    Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience WICN, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    Neuroreport 20:1397-401. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A learned flavor preference persists despite the extinction of conditioned hedonic reactions to the cue flavors
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, Wales
    Learn Behav 37:305-10. 2009
    ..Thus, changes in the hedonic response to the conditioned flavors cannot explain the resistance to the extinction of learned flavor preferences...
  5. ncbi request reprint "Causal reasoning" in rats: a reappraisal
    D M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 35:578-86. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Nonreinforced flavor exposure attenuates the effects of conditioned taste aversion on both flavor consumption and cue palatability
    Dominic Michael Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK
    Learn Behav 41:390-401. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Avoidance but not aversion following sensory preconditioning with flavors: a challenge to stimulus substitution
    D M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 38:359-68. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint EPS Prize Lecture. Licking and liking: the assessment of hedonic responses in rodents
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 65:371-94. 2012
    ..In all these cases, how an animal did something was particularly informative about why it was doing it...
  9. doi request reprint Lesions of the prelimbic prefrontal cortex prevent response conflict produced by action-outcome associations
    Dominic M Dwyer
    Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:417-24. 2010
    ..These results are consistent with the behaviour of PL-lesioned animals being controlled by S-R associations with no response conflict due to interference from action-outcome associations...
  10. doi request reprint The amygdala and flavour preference conditioning: Crossed lesions and inactivation
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK
    Physiol Behav 101:403-12. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the amygdala plays a role in the learning, but not expression, of flavour preferences and that this role is partially dependent on interactions with the nucleus accumbens...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cue interactions in flavor preference learning: a configural analysis
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AT, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 37:41-57. 2011
    ..Modeling of this configural perspective predicts that a compound of two separately trained cues will elicit a similar response to the individual cues themselves--absence of summation. Two experiments confirmed this prediction...
  12. doi request reprint Lesions of the basolateral, but not central, amygdala impair flavour-taste learning based on fructose or quinine reinforcers
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    Behav Brain Res 220:349-53. 2011
    ..BLA, but not CNA, lesions disrupted appetitive flavour-taste learning and prevented aversive flavour-taste learning...
  13. doi request reprint The role of stimulus comparison in human perceptual learning: effects of distractor placement
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 37:300-7. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Perceptual learning in face processing: comparison facilitates face recognition
    Dominic M Dwyer
    Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:2055-67. 2009
    ..In practical terms these results suggest that reliable identification of an individual from their photograph would be improved by viewing that photograph in comparison with photographs of similar people...
  15. doi request reprint Perceptual learning: complete transfer across retinal locations
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    Curr Biol 18:R1134-6. 2008
    ..A newly developed 'double training' technique demonstrates that practice-dependent improvement in the discrimination of basic visual features will transfer to a location that has been trained with a different discrimination...
  16. doi request reprint Reduced palatability in lithium- and activity-based, but not in amphetamine-based, taste aversion learning
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 122:1051-60. 2008
    ..The absence of similar changes in licking microstructure with amphetamine-based CTA is consistent with other evidence indicating this does not involve nausea...
  17. ncbi request reprint Perceptual learning in humans: roles of preexposure schedule, feedback, and discrimination assay
    D M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol B 57:245-59. 2004
    ..The beneficial effects of intermixed preexposure are consistent with results from other species (chicks and rats), but the differences created by the presence or absence of feedback place constraints on the analysis of these effects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reinforcer devaluation in palatability-based learned flavor preferences
    D M Dwyer
    Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 31:487-92. 2005
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Lesions of the basolateral amygdala disrupt conditioning based on the retrieved representations of motivationally significant events
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3YG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:8305-9. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate that animals with lesions of the BLA can represent the sensory aspects of neutral events but not the sensory aspects of motivationally significant events...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effects of habituation training on compound conditioning are not reversed by an associative activation treatment
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of PsychologyCardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:185-90. 2007
    ..These results are inconsistent with the suggestion that the associative activation of a stimulus representation in the absence of the stimulus reverses the effects of habituation training...
  21. ncbi request reprint Microstructural analysis of conditioned and unconditioned responses to maltodextrin
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales
    Learn Behav 36:149-58. 2008
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Microstructural analysis of ingestive behaviour reveals no contribution of palatability to the incomplete extinction of a conditioned taste aversion
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:9-17. 2009
    ..These results are discussed with reference to the possibility that preparatory behaviours are more resistant to extinction than are consummatory behaviours...
  23. doi request reprint The effects of midazolam on the acquisition and expression of fructose- and maltodextrin-based flavour preferences
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 91:503-10. 2009
    ..Midazolam does not influence the expression of conditioned flavour preferences despite prior evidence that benzodiazepine agonists enhance palatability...
  24. pmc A critical role for the hippocampus and perirhinal cortex in perceptual learning of scenes and faces: complementary findings from amnesia and FMRI
    Matthew E Mundy
    Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AT, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 33:10490-502. 2013
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Context conditional flavor preferences in the rat based on fructose and maltodextrin reinforcers
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT, UK
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 34:294-302. 2008
    ..The differences between fructose- and maltodextrin-based preferences are discussed in terms of configural and elemental learning processes...
  26. doi request reprint Perceptual learning with complex visual stimuli is based on location, rather than content, of discriminating features
    Scott P Jones
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 39:152-65. 2013
    ..These results directly challenge the interpretation of practically all prior experiments using the same type of design and stimuli...
  27. doi request reprint Assessing the encoding specificity of associations with sensory preconditioning procedures
    Tzu Ching E Lin
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 39:67-75. 2013
    ..This finding suggests that during aversive conditioning, the associatively provoked memory of A was part of the conditioned complex, and that the trace of AX was more likely to activate this memory than was the trace of BX...
  28. doi request reprint Remembering kith and kin is underpinned by rapid memory updating: implications for exemplar theory
    Robert C Honey
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 38:433-9. 2012
    ..They also represent a fresh impetus for theories wherein memory involves a process of evolution as opposed to mere replication of exemplars...
  29. doi request reprint Superior discrimination between similar stimuli after simultaneous exposure
    Matthew E Mundy
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:18-25. 2009
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Analysis of licking microstructure provides no evidence for a reduction in reward value following acute or sub-chronic phencyclidine administration
    Emma S Lydall
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 209:153-62. 2010
    ..Thus, acute and sub-chronic PCP treatment in rodents might produce anhedonia, a decrease in the pleasure produced by rewards...
  31. ncbi request reprint Brain correlates of experience-dependent changes in stimulus discrimination based on the amount and schedule of exposure
    Matthew E Mundy
    Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience WICN, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom Monash University, School of Psychological Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e101011. 2014
    ..Similar relationships were observed when contrasting intermixed with blocked exposure, suggesting that the schedule of exposure primarily influences the degree of, rather than the mechanisms for, discrimination performance. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous presentation of similar stimuli produces perceptual learning in human picture processing
    M E Mundy
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:124-38. 2007
    ..The findings of Experiments 1 and 2 revealed a perceptual learning effect with pictures of faces, and the findings of Experiments 3-5 are difficult to reconcile with associative analyses of perceptual learning...
  33. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory associations contribute to perceptual learning in humans
    M E Mundy
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 32:178-84. 2006
    ..These results indicate that inhibitory associations contribute to perceptual learning in humans and thereby establish a fundamental similarity between the mechanisms that underlie perceptual learning in humans and rats...
  34. ncbi request reprint "Cue interactions in flavor preference learning: A configural analysis": Correction to Dwyer et al. (2011)
    Dominic M Dwyer
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 37:188. 2011
    ..Two experiments confirmed this prediction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2011 APA, all rights reserved)...
  35. doi request reprint Microstructural analysis of negative anticipatory contrast: A reconsideration of the devaluation account
    Rebecca L Wright
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK
    Learn Behav 41:353-9. 2013
    ..As such, we provide direct evidence that negative anticipatory contrast does produce a functional devaluation of the solution, thus challenging prevailing theoretical assumptions. ..