A Dickinson

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Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi The interaction between discriminative stimuli and outcomes during instrumental learning
    Anthony Dickinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol B 56:127-39. 2003
  2. ncbi Dissociation of Pavlovian and instrumental incentive learning under dopamine antagonists
    A Dickinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 114:468-83. 2000
  3. ncbi Involvement of the central nucleus of the amygdala and nucleus accumbens core in mediating Pavlovian influences on instrumental behaviour
    J Hall
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB. UK
    Eur J Neurosci 13:1984-92. 2001
  4. ncbi The role of withdrawal in heroin addiction: enhances reward or promotes avoidance?
    D M Hutcheson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB23EB, UK
    Nat Neurosci 4:943-7. 2001
  5. ncbi Cocaine-seeking by rats: regulation, reinforcement and activation
    M C Olmstead
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 152:123-31. 2000
  6. ncbi The 28th Bartlett Memorial Lecture. Causal learning: an associative analysis
    A Dickinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, U K
    Q J Exp Psychol B 54:3-25. 2001
  7. ncbi Plasma fibrinogen level and the risk of major cardiovascular diseases and nonvascular mortality: an individual participant meta-analysis
    John Danesh
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    JAMA 294:1799-809. 2005
  8. ncbi Scrub jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens) form integrated memories of the multiple features of caching episodes
    N S Clayton
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 27:17-29. 2001
  9. ncbi Stimulus-outcome interactions during instrumental discrimination learning by rats and humans
    S de Wit
    Department of Experimental PsychologyUniversity of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:1-11. 2007
  10. ncbi Effects of cytotoxic nucleus accumbens lesions on instrumental conditioning in rats
    R de Borchgrave
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Exp Brain Res 144:50-68. 2002

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  1. ncbi The interaction between discriminative stimuli and outcomes during instrumental learning
    Anthony Dickinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol B 56:127-39. 2003
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the associative structures mediating the discriminative control of instrumental performance...
  2. ncbi Dissociation of Pavlovian and instrumental incentive learning under dopamine antagonists
    A Dickinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 114:468-83. 2000
    ..These results suggest that Pavlovian and instrumental incentive learning are not mediated by a common process...
  3. ncbi Involvement of the central nucleus of the amygdala and nucleus accumbens core in mediating Pavlovian influences on instrumental behaviour
    J Hall
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB. UK
    Eur J Neurosci 13:1984-92. 2001
    ..We suggest that this effect may depend upon the regulation of the dopaminergic innervation of the NAcc core by projections from the CeN to the ventral tegmental area...
  4. ncbi The role of withdrawal in heroin addiction: enhances reward or promotes avoidance?
    D M Hutcheson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB23EB, UK
    Nat Neurosci 4:943-7. 2001
    ..In support of this hypothesis, we show here that previous experience with heroin in withdrawal is necessary for subsequent heroin-seeking behavior to be enhanced when dependent rats once again experience withdrawal...
  5. ncbi Cocaine-seeking by rats: regulation, reinforcement and activation
    M C Olmstead
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 152:123-31. 2000
    ..In animal models of drug self-administration, response rates often decrease with dose suggesting that a regulative process may mask the reinforcing effects of the drug...
  6. ncbi The 28th Bartlett Memorial Lecture. Causal learning: an associative analysis
    A Dickinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, U K
    Q J Exp Psychol B 54:3-25. 2001
    ..However, this modified theory only applies when the within-compound association represents a contiguous rather than a causal cue relationship...
  7. ncbi Plasma fibrinogen level and the risk of major cardiovascular diseases and nonvascular mortality: an individual participant meta-analysis
    John Danesh
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    JAMA 294:1799-809. 2005
    ..Plasma fibrinogen levels may be associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke...
  8. ncbi Scrub jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens) form integrated memories of the multiple features of caching episodes
    N S Clayton
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 27:17-29. 2001
    ..The authors argue that the jays formed an integrated memory for the location and time of caching of particular foods...
  9. ncbi Stimulus-outcome interactions during instrumental discrimination learning by rats and humans
    S de Wit
    Department of Experimental PsychologyUniversity of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:1-11. 2007
    ..Moreover, responding was resistant to outcome devaluation following incongruent, but not congruent, training, suggesting that both humans and rats adopted a stimulus-response strategy to resolve the incongruent discrimination...
  10. ncbi Effects of cytotoxic nucleus accumbens lesions on instrumental conditioning in rats
    R de Borchgrave
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Exp Brain Res 144:50-68. 2002
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  11. ncbi The neuropsychological basis of addictive behaviour
    B J Everitt
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, CB2 3EB, Cambridge, UK
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 36:129-38. 2001
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  12. ncbi Super-learning of causal judgements
    M R Aitken
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, U K
    Q J Exp Psychol B 53:59-81. 2000
    ..These results are problematic for contingency-based accounts of causal induction but accord with modified and extended associative theories...
  13. pmc Elements of episodic-like memory in animals
    N S Clayton
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 356:1483-91. 2001
    ..This memory capability fulfils Tulving's behavioural criteria for episodic memory and is thus termed 'episodic-like'. We suggest that several features of episodic memory may not be unique to humans...
  14. pmc Comparison of the conditioned reinforcing properties of a safety signal and appetitive stimulus: effects of d-amphetamine and anxiolytics
    A B P Fernando
    Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing St, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 227:195-208. 2013
    ..Such responding should also be sensitive to the rate-increasing effects of d-amphetamine and to the anxiolytics 8-OH-DPAT and diazepam...
  15. ncbi Disrupted prediction-error signal in psychosis: evidence for an associative account of delusions
    P R Corlett
    Brain Mapping Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Brain 130:2387-400. 2007
    ..Our results support a neurobiological theory of delusion formation that implicates aberrant prediction-error signalling, disrupted attentional allocation and associative learning in the formation of delusional beliefs...
  16. ncbi Planning for the future by western scrub-jays
    C R Raby
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Nature 445:919-21. 2007
    ..The results described here suggest that the jays can spontaneously plan for tomorrow without reference to their current motivational state, thereby challenging the idea that this is a uniquely human ability...
  17. ncbi Mediated generalization in discrimination learning by Rhesus monkeys
    D Gaffan
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:558-68. 2008
    ..These results are discussed in terms of the representation of stimulus compounds, the role of within-compound associations, and the similarities between serial and simultaneous visual compounds as processed by monkeys...
  18. ncbi Discriminative stimuli that control instrumental tobacco-seeking by human smokers also command selective attention
    Lee Hogarth
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, Sussex BN1 9QG, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 168:435-45. 2003
    ..Incentive salience theory states that acquired bias in selective attention for stimuli associated with tobacco-smoke reinforcement controls the selective performance of tobacco-seeking and tobacco-taking behaviour...
  19. ncbi Dorsomedial prefrontal cortex resolves response conflict in rats
    Sanne de Wit
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:5224-9. 2006
    ..Whereas rats with a functional dmPFC are able to resolve this conflict, inactivation of dmPFC using an infusion of muscimol produced a deficit by selectively interfering with their ability to inhibit the incorrect, competing response...
  20. ncbi Contingency knowledge is necessary for learned motivated behaviour in humans: relevance for addictive behaviour
    Lee Hogarth
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Addiction 101:1153-66. 2006
    ..To test this possibility, we employed an avoidance procedure to generate rapidly these three forms of conditioned behaviour without incurring the methodological problems of drug conditioning...
  21. ncbi Alcohol seeking by rats: action or habit?
    Anthony Dickinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol B 55:331-48. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi Episodic memory
    Nicola S Clayton
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Curr Biol 17:R189-91. 2007
  23. ncbi Determining the neural substrates of goal-directed learning in the human brain
    Vivian V Valentin
    Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    J Neurosci 27:4019-26. 2007
    ..These results suggest an important contribution of orbitofrontal cortex in guiding goal-directed instrumental choices in humans...
  24. ncbi Conditioned suppression and freezing as measures of aversive Pavlovian conditioning: effects of discrete amygdala lesions and overtraining
    Jonathan L C Lee
    Department of Experimental Psychology, MRC Centre for Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Behav Brain Res 159:221-33. 2005
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  25. ncbi The control of food-caching behavior by Western scrub-jays (Aphelocoma californica)
    Selvino R de Kort
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, England
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:361-70. 2007
    ..The jays avoided the pilfered location but cached equally in the rewarded and nonrewarded locations...
  26. ncbi The role of drug expectancy in the control of human drug seeking
    Lee Hogarth
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, England
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:484-96. 2007
    ..This outcome-specific transfer effect indicates that drug-paired stimuli controlled human drug seeking via a representation or expectation of the drug rather than through a direct stimulus-response association...
  27. ncbi Drug expectancy is necessary for stimulus control of human attention, instrumental drug-seeking behaviour and subjective pleasure
    Lee Hogarth
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QG, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 185:495-504. 2006
    ..It has been suggested that drug-paired stimuli (S+) control addictive behaviour by eliciting an explicit mental representation or expectation of drug availability...
  28. ncbi Compulsive drug seeking by rats under punishment: effects of drug taking history
    Yann Pelloux
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 194:127-37. 2007
    ..Abstinence from drug occurs in human addicts for several reasons, including the avoidance of adverse consequences...
  29. ncbi Can animals recall the past and plan for the future?
    Nicola S Clayton
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    Nat Rev Neurosci 4:685-91. 2003
    ..Moreover, these birds can adjust their caching behaviour in anticipation of future needs. We suggest that some animals have elements of both episodic-like memory and future planning...
  30. ncbi Oral cocaine seeking by rats: action or habit?
    Felicity J Miles
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England, UK
    Behav Neurosci 117:927-38. 2003
    ..By contrast, performance of the cocaine-sucrose response was unaffected by whether the cocaine-sucrose or the lemon-sucrose solution had been devalued...
  31. ncbi Coding of predicted reward omission by dopamine neurons in a conditioned inhibition paradigm
    Philippe N Tobler
    Department of Anatomy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3DY, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 23:10402-10. 2003
    ..The neuronal responses appear to reflect reward prediction errors, thus suggesting an extension of the correspondence between learning theory and activity of single dopamine neurons to the prediction of nonreward...
  32. ncbi Explicit knowledge of stimulus-outcome contingencies and stimulus control of selective attention and instrumental action in human smoking behaviour
    Lee Hogarth
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QG, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 177:428-37. 2005
    ..By contrast, alternative theories propose that processing of the S+ becomes more efficient with training such that the measured attentional orienting response elicited by the S+ decreases...
  33. ncbi Conditioned activity and instrumental reinforcement following long-term oral consumption of cocaine by rats
    Felicity J Miles
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 118:1331-9. 2004
    ..By contrast, chronic cocaine preexposure enhanced instrumental responding for both cocaine-sucrose and pure sucrose solutions. These results support the idea that long-term cocaine exposure enhances subsequent reinforcement...
  34. ncbi Interacting Cache memories: evidence for flexible memory use by Western Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma californica)
    Nicola S Clayton
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 29:14-22. 2003
    ..The authors interpret this reversal as evidence that the birds can integrate information about the caching episode with new information presented during the RI...
  35. ncbi Food caching by western scrub-jays (Aphelocoma californica) is sensitive to the conditions at recovery
    Nicola S Clayton
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 31:115-24. 2005
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of the role of retrospective and prospective processes in the control of caching...
  36. ncbi The effect of lesions of the basolateral amygdala on instrumental conditioning
    Bernard W Balleine
    Department of Psychology and the Brain Research Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    J Neurosci 23:666-75. 2003
    ..Together these results suggest that in instrumental conditioning, the BLA mediates outcome encoding, specifically relating the sensory features of nutritive commodities to the emotional consequences induced by their consumption...
  37. ncbi Simulations of a modified SOP model applied to retrospective revaluation of human causal learning
    Michael R F Aitken
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    Learn Behav 33:147-59. 2005
    ..These predictions are evaluated against the relevant empirical evidence and contrasted with the predictions of other associative theories that have been applied to retrospective revaluation of human causal and predictive learning...
  38. ncbi Concurrent disjoint and reciprocal classification by Cebus apella in seriation tasks: evidence for hierarchical organization
    Brendan McGonigle
    Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience, Centre for Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower, George Square, Edinburgh EH 8 9QJ, UK
    Anim Cogn 6:185-97. 2003
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  39. ncbi Motivational control of heroin seeking by conditioned stimuli associated with withdrawal and heroin taking by rats
    Kim G C Hellemans
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 120:103-14. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that the conditioned motivation of drug seeking in withdrawal depends on previous association of the CS with drug taking...
  40. ncbi The interaction between response effects during the acquisition of response priming
    Rüdiger Flach
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 122:11-26. 2006
    ..By contrast, priming by the visual effect stimulus was potentiated when the auditory effect had been pre-trained. We interpret these interactions in terms of contemporary associative learning theory derived from studies of conditioning...
  41. ncbi Rational rats
    Nicola Clayton
    Nat Neurosci 9:472-4. 2006
  42. ncbi Western scrub-jays anticipate future needs independently of their current motivational state
    Sérgio P C Correia
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 17:856-61. 2007
    ..The fact that the birds act in favor of a future need as opposed to the current one challenges the hypothesis that this ability is unique to humans...
  43. ncbi Prediction error during retrospective revaluation of causal associations in humans: fMRI evidence in favor of an associative model of learning
    Philip R Corlett
    Brain Mapping Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, United Kingdom
    Neuron 44:877-88. 2004
    ..Our results support a modified associative account of retrospective revaluation and demonstrate the potential of functional neuroimaging as a tool for evaluating competing learning models...
  44. ncbi Frontal responses during learning predict vulnerability to the psychotogenic effects of ketamine: linking cognition, brain activity, and psychosis
    Philip R Corlett
    Brain Mapping Unit, Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:611-21. 2006
    ..Establishing a neurobiological account of delusion formation that links cognitive processes, brain activity, and symptoms is important to furthering our understanding of psychosis...
  45. ncbi Motivational control of blocking
    Bernard W Balleine
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 32:33-43. 2006
    ....