REBECCA BURWELL

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Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perirhinal and postrhinal cortices of the rat: interconnectivity and connections with the entorhinal cortex
    R D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Comp Neurol 391:293-321. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Cortical afferents of the perirhinal, postrhinal, and entorhinal cortices of the rat
    R D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Comp Neurol 398:179-205. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint The parahippocampal region: corticocortical connectivity
    R D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 911:25-42. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Borders and cytoarchitecture of the perirhinal and postrhinal cortices in the rat
    R D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, 89 Waterman Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Comp Neurol 437:17-41. 2001
  5. pmc Recognition memory: can you teach an old dogma new tricks?
    Rebecca D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neuron 59:523-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Perirhinal and postrhinal contributions to remote memory for context
    Rebecca D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Neurosci 24:11023-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Positional firing properties of postrhinal cortex neurons
    R D Burwell
    Brown University, Psychology Department, 89 Waterman, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neuroscience 119:577-88. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Corticohippocampal contributions to spatial and contextual learning
    Rebecca D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Neurosci 24:3826-36. 2004
  9. doi request reprint A neurophotonic device for stimulation and recording of neural microcircuits
    Jing Wang
    Department of Physics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:2935-8. 2010
  10. pmc Cortical efferents of the perirhinal, postrhinal, and entorhinal cortices of the rat
    Kara L Agster
    Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Hippocampus 19:1159-86. 2009

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Perirhinal and postrhinal cortices of the rat: interconnectivity and connections with the entorhinal cortex
    R D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Comp Neurol 391:293-321. 1998
    ..The perirhinal and postrhinal projections to the entorhinal cortex originate in layers III and V and terminate preferentially in layers II and III...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cortical afferents of the perirhinal, postrhinal, and entorhinal cortices of the rat
    R D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Comp Neurol 398:179-205. 1998
    ..The MEA is primarily innervated by the piriform and postrhinal cortices, but also receives minor projections from retrosplenial, posterior parietal, and visual association areas...
  3. ncbi request reprint The parahippocampal region: corticocortical connectivity
    R D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 911:25-42. 2000
    ..The organization of intrinsic connections for each of the parahippocampal regions also contributes to the segregation of information into parallel pathways...
  4. ncbi request reprint Borders and cytoarchitecture of the perirhinal and postrhinal cortices in the rat
    R D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, 89 Waterman Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Comp Neurol 437:17-41. 2001
    ..These regional definitions of perirhinal areas 35 and 36 and the postrhinal cortex were confirmed by new empirical analyses of previously reported quantitative connectional data (Burwell and Amaral [1998a] J. Comp. Neurol. 398:179-205)...
  5. pmc Recognition memory: can you teach an old dogma new tricks?
    Rebecca D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neuron 59:523-5. 2008
    ..In this issue of Neuron, Haskins et al. provide further evidence in support of a dual-process perspective, whereas Shrager et al. provide evidence supporting a single-process viewpoint...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perirhinal and postrhinal contributions to remote memory for context
    Rebecca D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Neurosci 24:11023-8. 2004
    ..Alternatively, these regions may be involved in a more extended consolidation process that becomes apparent beyond 100 d after learning...
  7. ncbi request reprint Positional firing properties of postrhinal cortex neurons
    R D Burwell
    Brown University, Psychology Department, 89 Waterman, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neuroscience 119:577-88. 2003
    ..We propose that the response properties of postrhinal neurons represent an early step in a spatial pathway that culminates in the specific and stable place fields of the hippocampus...
  8. ncbi request reprint Corticohippocampal contributions to spatial and contextual learning
    Rebecca D Burwell
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Neurosci 24:3826-36. 2004
    ..The evidence that different brain systems underlie spatial navigation and contextual learning has implications for research on memory when parahippocampal regions are involved...
  9. doi request reprint A neurophotonic device for stimulation and recording of neural microcircuits
    Jing Wang
    Department of Physics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:2935-8. 2010
    ..This novel optoelectronic microarray was cortically implanted in ChR2 transduced behaving rats. We have shown that the idiopathic induced epileptic seizure could be modulated by optical stimulation...
  10. pmc Cortical efferents of the perirhinal, postrhinal, and entorhinal cortices of the rat
    Kara L Agster
    Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Hippocampus 19:1159-86. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that the return projections follow the same pathways, though perhaps with less segregration...
  11. pmc The Floor Projection Maze: A novel behavioral apparatus for presenting visual stimuli to rats
    Sharon C Furtak
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 181:82-8. 2009
    ..Our findings demonstrate that rats can rapidly acquire visual tasks when stimuli are presented horizontally on the floor, suggesting that this novel behavioral apparatus will provide a powerful behavioral paradigm in the future...
  12. ncbi request reprint Functional neuroanatomy of the parahippocampal region in the rat: the perirhinal and postrhinal cortices
    Sharon C Furtak
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Hippocampus 17:709-22. 2007
    ..A detailed description of the anatomical connections of the perirhinal and postrhinal cortices will permit the generation of new, anatomically guided, hypotheses about their role in episodic memory and other cognitive processes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contextual fear discrimination is impaired by damage to the postrhinal or perirhinal cortex
    David J Bucci
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Behav Neurosci 116:479-88. 2002
    ..The results indicate that both the POR and PER have a role in configural learning of contextual fear...
  14. ncbi request reprint Functional neuroanatomy of the parahippocampal region: the lateral and medial entorhinal areas
    Kristin M Kerr
    Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, 89 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Hippocampus 17:697-708. 2007
    ..It is hoped that these findings will inform future studies of the role of the EC in learning and memory...
  15. ncbi request reprint Deficits in attentional orienting following damage to the perirhinal or postrhinal cortices
    David J Bucci
    Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Behav Neurosci 118:1117-22. 2004
    ..These results are consistent with an emerging view that some structures within the medial temporal lobe have nonmnemonic functions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Electrical synapses coordinate activity in the suprachiasmatic nucleus
    Michael A Long
    Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Nat Neurosci 8:61-6. 2005
    ..We suggest that electrical synapses in the SCN help to synchronize its spiking activity, and that such synchrony is necessary for normal circadian behavior...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuron number in the parahippocampal region is preserved in aged rats with spatial learning deficits
    Peter R Rapp
    Kastor Neurobiology of Aging Laboratories, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Cereb Cortex 12:1171-9. 2002
    ..These findings provide an essential framework for identifying the basis of cognitive aging, suggesting that alterations in connectivity and other changes are more likely causative factors...

Research Grants6

  1. FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY OF MOUSE CORTICOHIPPOCAMPAL SYSTEMS
    REBECCA BURWELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Another major aim of the proposed studies is to use neuropsychological approaches within a comparative framework to investigate the function of specific target structures. ..