P S Hunt

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Affiliation: College of William and Mary
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Supplemental choline during the periweaning period protects against trace conditioning impairments attributable to post-training ethanol exposure in adolescent rats
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Behav Neurosci 126:593-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological dissociation of trace and long-delay fear conditioning in young rats
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 87:86-92. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Neonatal treatment with a competitive NMDA antagonist results in response-specific disruption of conditioned fear in preweanling rats
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, P O Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 185:179-87. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Synapses, circuits, and the ontogeny of learning
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 49:649-63. 2007
  5. pmc Post-training ethanol disrupts trace conditioned fear in rats: effects of timing of ethanol, dose and trace interval duration
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 91:73-80. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Modality-specific impairments in response habituation following postnatal binge ethanol
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, P O Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:451-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Postnatal binge ethanol exposure affects habituation of the cardiac orienting response to an olfactory stimulus in preweanling rats
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:123-30. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Increases in ethanol ingestion by young rats following interaction with intoxicated siblings: a review
    P S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 36:239-48. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Social interaction with an intoxicated sibling can result in increased intake of ethanol by periadolescent rats
    P S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 38:101-9. 2001
  10. pmc Deficits in trace fear conditioning in a rat model of fetal alcohol exposure: dose-response and timing effects
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Alcohol 43:465-74. 2009

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Publications22

  1. pmc Supplemental choline during the periweaning period protects against trace conditioning impairments attributable to post-training ethanol exposure in adolescent rats
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Behav Neurosci 126:593-8. 2012
    ..Findings contribute to the growing literature showing improvements in learning and memory in subjects given extra dietary choline during critical periods of brain development...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological dissociation of trace and long-delay fear conditioning in young rats
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 87:86-92. 2007
    ..Taken together, the results indicate that despite the similarities between trace and long-delay conditioning in terms of developmental emergence and level of conditioned responding, they are mediated by different physiological systems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neonatal treatment with a competitive NMDA antagonist results in response-specific disruption of conditioned fear in preweanling rats
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, P O Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 185:179-87. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Synapses, circuits, and the ontogeny of learning
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 49:649-63. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Post-training ethanol disrupts trace conditioned fear in rats: effects of timing of ethanol, dose and trace interval duration
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 91:73-80. 2009
    ..Collectively the results suggest that ethanol administration impairs post-acquisition memory processing of hippocampus-dependent trace fear conditioning...
  6. ncbi request reprint Modality-specific impairments in response habituation following postnatal binge ethanol
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, P O Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:451-9. 2004
    ..The results suggest that central nervous system structures affected by ethanol may be specific to those involved in olfactory processing, such as the olfactory bulb or hippocampus...
  7. ncbi request reprint Postnatal binge ethanol exposure affects habituation of the cardiac orienting response to an olfactory stimulus in preweanling rats
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:123-30. 2004
    ..This research examined whether binge exposure to ethanol on postnatal days (PD) 4 to 9 would affect cardiac orienting or response habituation to an olfactory stimulus in preweanling rats...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increases in ethanol ingestion by young rats following interaction with intoxicated siblings: a review
    P S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 36:239-48. 2001
    ..The procedures described in this paper represent a potential new model for examining the effects of early exposure to ethanol through social interactions on the initiation of voluntary alcohol ingestion...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social interaction with an intoxicated sibling can result in increased intake of ethanol by periadolescent rats
    P S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 38:101-9. 2001
    ..The demonstrator-observer procedure appears to be effective for the social transmission of preferences for ethanol in periadolescent rats...
  10. pmc Deficits in trace fear conditioning in a rat model of fetal alcohol exposure: dose-response and timing effects
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Alcohol 43:465-74. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Cholinergic modulation of trace conditioning trained in serial compound: A developmental analysis
    Pamela S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 86:311-21. 2006
    ..Implications for the late ontogenetic emergence of trace conditioning as it relates to maturation of neural pathways and their role in the potentiating effects of a gap filler are discussed...
  12. pmc Persistent deficits in heart rate response habituation following neonatal binge ethanol exposure
    Katherine C Morasch
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1596-604. 2009
    ..Given the persistence of attention and memory problems evident in humans exposed to ethanol in utero, the purpose of this experiment was to examine the longer-term consequences of ethanol exposure on response habituation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impaired trace fear conditioning following neonatal ethanol: reversal by choline
    Alison F Wagner
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Behav Neurosci 120:482-7. 2006
    ..Groups did not differ in delay conditioned responding, indicating that neonatal ethanol produces a relatively selective cognitive deficit that can be alleviated with supplemental choline...
  14. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and behavioral correlates of appetitive conditioning in rats
    P S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, New Jersey 08544, USA
    Behav Neurosci 111:494-502. 1997
    ..These data are discussed with respect to other conditioned autonomic responses and their relevance to foraging and food ingestion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trace and long-delay fear conditioning in the developing rat
    Robert C Barnet
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
    Learn Behav 33:437-43. 2005
    ..The role of the hippocampus in trace conditioning and the possibility that young rats encode the temporal relationship between CSs and unconditioned stimuli are also considered...
  16. ncbi request reprint Early postnatal ethanol administration does not affect prepulse inhibition in rats
    Kevin M Woolfrey
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, P O Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Physiol Behav 84:747-52. 2005
    ..Collectively, these data demonstrate that cognitive deficits associated with early exposure to ethanol may not be attributable to deficits in sensorimotor gating, at least to the extent this construct is measured by prepulse inhibition...
  17. ncbi request reprint The expression of fear-potentiated startle during development: integration of learning and response systems
    Robert C Barnet
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Behav Neurosci 120:861-72. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that engaging mechanisms of associative encoding when FPS pathways are functional is a critical condition for integrating learning and FPS response systems in development...
  18. ncbi request reprint Social learning about ethanol in preweanling rats: role of endogenous opioids
    Rachel A Hallmark
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 44:132-9. 2004
    ..Collectively, these data reveal that learning about ethanol from intoxicated conspecifics not only affects voluntary intake of ethanol but also alters the opioidergic response to ethanol consumption...
  19. ncbi request reprint Enhanced intake of ethanol in preweanling rats following interactions with intoxicated siblings
    P S Hunt
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Department of Psychology, Williamsburg, VA, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 37:90-9. 2000
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Intermittent ethanol exposure in adolescent rats: dose-dependent impairments in trace conditioning
    Eric A Yttri
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 8795, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1433-6. 2004
    ..Corticolimbic regions are more severely damaged following ethanol exposure during adolescence than during adulthood. The consequences of adolescent ethanol exposure on cognition however, have only recently begun to be explored...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of exercise and environmental complexity on deficits in trace and contextual fear conditioning produced by neonatal alcohol exposure in rats
    W B Schreiber
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 55:483-95. 2013
    ..Neonatal alcohol exposure impaired context and trace conditioning, but not short-delay conditioning. The WREC intervention did not reverse these deficits, despite increasing context-related freezing in ethanol-exposed and SI animals...
  22. pmc Adolescent nicotine exposure disrupts context conditioning in adulthood in rats
    Andrea M Spaeth
    Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 96:501-6. 2010
    ..The present data suggest that adolescent nicotine exposure may disrupt hippocampus-dependent learning when animals are tested during adulthood...

Research Grants9

  1. SOCIAL LEARNING AND ALCOHOL INTAKE IN ADOLESCENT RATS
    Pamela Hunt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The end result of this work will be an increased understanding of the neurochemical and behavioral factors underlying social acquisition of ethanol preferences. ..
  2. Neonatal Ethanol-Induced Memory Impairments in Rats
    Pamela Hunt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The potential for amelioration of these cognitive deficits using both behavioral and pharmacological strategies will provide important information regarding treatment approaches for afflicted individuals. ..