Susan A Brunelli
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Selective breeding for infant rat separation-induced ultrasonic vocalizations: developmental precursors of passive and active coping stylesSusan A Brunelli
Developmental Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032
Behav Brain Res 182:193-207. 2007..They thus present a potentially powerful model for examining gene-environment interactions in the development of life-long affective regulation...
- Maternally modulated infant separation responses are regulated by D2-family dopamine receptorsJeff M Muller
Department of Developmental Psychobiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
Behav Neurosci 119:1384-8. 2005..This result was not explained by quinpirole's effects on body temperature or locomotion. The results are consistent with a role for dopamine in infant social behavior...
- Ultrasonic vocalizations in rat and mouse pupsMyron A Hofer
Columbia University and Sackler Institute of Developmental Psychobiology, New York, New York, USA
Curr Protoc Neurosci . 2002..These procedures for the elicitation of USV, and for its regulation by different kinds of social interaction, provides the basis for experimental research on the early development of emotion and communication in an animal model system...
- Lack of evidence for mu-opioid regulation of a socially mediated separation responseHarry N Shair
Division of Developmental Psychobiology, Unit 40, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
Physiol Behav 83:767-77. 2005..The results do not support the possibility that activation of mu-receptors by endogenous opioids regulates the increase in USV caused by maternal potentiation...
- Moderate recurrent hypoglycemia during early development leads to persistent changes in affective behavior in the ratHolly Moore
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
Brain Behav Immun 24:839-49. 2010..Importantly, these phenotypes are not reversed with normalization of blood glucose and may persist into adulthood...
- Brief maternal interaction increases number, amplitude, and bout size of isolation-induced ultrasonic vocalizations in infant rats (Rattus norvegicus)Michael M Myers
Division of Developmental Psychobiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
J Comp Psychol 118:95-102. 2004..e. number of USVs/bout) was increased severalfold following the reunion with the mother, accounting for the greater rate of USV production during the second isolation period...
- PRX-00023, a selective serotonin 1A receptor agonist, reduces ultrasonic vocalizations in infant rats bred for high infantile anxietySusan A Brunelli
Division of Developmental Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
Pharmacol Biochem Behav 94:8-15. 2009....
- Social, thermal, and temporal influences on isolation-induced and maternally potentiated ultrasonic vocalizations of rat pupsHarry N Shair
Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and Division of Developmental Psychobiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
Dev Psychobiol 42:206-22. 2003..Temporal and thermal factors also interacted significantly in regulating the level of the USV emitted by the pups during the first isolation, in the presence of the anesthetized dam, and during the second isolation...
- Effects of selective breeding for infant rat ultrasonic vocalization on cardiac responses to isolationSusan A Brunelli
Department of Developmental Psychobiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10032, USA
Behav Neurosci 116:612-23. 2002..Higher HRs in High pups were due to increased sympathetic activation. Thus, increases in HR responses in the selected lines are due to different underlying autonomic processes...
- The effects of selective breeding for infant ultrasonic vocalizations on play behavior in juvenile ratsSusan A Brunelli
New York State Psychiatric Institute, United States Columbia College of Physicans and Surgeons, USA
Physiol Behav 87:527-36. 2006..The results suggest that selection for extremes of infant USV rates has produced temperamental differences that are expressed in juvenile play in the High and Low USV lines...
- Development and evolution of hidden regulators: selective breeding for an infantile phenotypeSusan A Brunelli
Department of Developmental Psychobiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10032, USA
Dev Psychobiol 47:243-52. 2005..As animal models, the lines have the potential to provide valuable tools for understanding developmental mechanisms underlying genetic and developmental risk for depression/anxiety syndromes in children and adults...
- Psychobiological dysregulation in violence-exposed mothers: salivary cortisol of mothers with very young children pre- and post-separation stressDaniel S Schechter
Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Bull Menninger Clin 68:319-36. 2004..e., physical or sexual abuse, and domestic violence) and related posttraumatic stress...
- Family nurture intervention (FNI): methods and treatment protocol of a randomized controlled trial in the NICUMartha G Welch
Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 40, New York, NY, 10032, USA
BMC Pediatr 12:14. 2012..These findings highlight the importance of investigating early interventions that are designed to overcome or reduce the effects of these environmental insults and challenges...
- Selective breeding for an infant phenotype: rat pup ultrasonic vocalization (USV)Susan A Brunelli
Developmental Psychobiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
Behav Genet 35:53-65. 2005....
- Differences in affective behaviors and hippocampal allopregnanolone levels in adult rats of lines selectively bred for infantile vocalizationsBetty Zimmerberg
Department of Psychology, Williams College, 18 Hoxsey Street, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
Behav Brain Res 159:301-11. 2005....
- Mother-daughter relationships and child sexual abuse: a pilot study of 35 dyadsDaniel S Schechter
Infant Family Service, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, 10032, USA
Bull Menninger Clin 66:39-60. 2002..Mother-daughter relationships should be thoroughly assessed when evaluating a child for child sexual abuse...