Craig G McDonald

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Affiliation: George Mason University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Periadolescent nicotine administration produces enduring changes in dendritic morphology of medium spiny neurons from nucleus accumbens
    Craig G McDonald
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, David King Hall Mail Stop 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Neurosci Lett 385:163-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Abnormal flash visual evoked potentials in malnourished infants: an evaluation using principal component analysis
    Craig G McDonald
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:896-900. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence for elevated nicotine-induced structural plasticity in nucleus accumbens of adolescent rats
    C G McDonald
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Brain Res 1151:211-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Nicotine causes age-dependent changes in gene expression in the adolescent female rat brain
    Oksana O Polesskaya
    Center for Biomedical Genomics and Informatics, George Mason University, Discovery Hall, mail stop 1J1, 10900 University Blvd, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 29:126-40. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term changes in fear conditioning and anxiety-like behavior following nicotine exposure in adult versus adolescent rats
    Laura N Smith
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 85:91-7. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Low-dose adolescent nicotine and methylphenidate have additive effects on adult behavior and neurochemistry
    Tracey L Wheeler
    Department of Psychology, Biopsychology, George Mason University, David King Hall Room 2086, 4400 University Drive MSN 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 103:723-34. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Chronic nicotine exposure produces lateralized, age-dependent dendritic remodeling in the rodent basolateral amygdala
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Psychology Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Synapse 64:754-64. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Nicotine place preference in a biased conditioned place preference design
    Jennifer M Brielmaier
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 89:94-100. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Nicotine-induced dendritic remodeling in the insular cortex
    Daniel G Ehlinger
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Neurosci Lett 516:89-93. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Adult mice voluntarily progress to nicotine dependence in an oral self-selection assay
    Laura L Locklear
    School of Systems Biology, George Mason University, Manassas, VA, USA
    Neuropharmacology 63:582-92. 2012

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Periadolescent nicotine administration produces enduring changes in dendritic morphology of medium spiny neurons from nucleus accumbens
    Craig G McDonald
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, David King Hall Mail Stop 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Neurosci Lett 385:163-7. 2005
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  2. ncbi request reprint Abnormal flash visual evoked potentials in malnourished infants: an evaluation using principal component analysis
    Craig G McDonald
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:896-900. 2007
    ..To characterize the morphology of flash visual evoked potentials (fVEPs) obtained from infants hospitalized with severe, chronic malnutrition (marasmus)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence for elevated nicotine-induced structural plasticity in nucleus accumbens of adolescent rats
    C G McDonald
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Brain Res 1151:211-8. 2007
    ..These data provide evidence that drug-induced structural plasticity in nucleus accumbens is considerably more pronounced during adolescence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nicotine causes age-dependent changes in gene expression in the adolescent female rat brain
    Oksana O Polesskaya
    Center for Biomedical Genomics and Informatics, George Mason University, Discovery Hall, mail stop 1J1, 10900 University Blvd, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 29:126-40. 2007
    ..Thus, the age of maximal gene expression response to nicotine in female rats corresponds approximately to the age of maximal behavioral response and the age of puberty...
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term changes in fear conditioning and anxiety-like behavior following nicotine exposure in adult versus adolescent rats
    Laura N Smith
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 85:91-7. 2006
    ..Overall, nicotine-pretreatment during adolescence induced effects on behaviors related to fear and anxiety in adulthood, while comparable pretreatment during adulthood failed to produce significant residual effects...
  6. doi request reprint Low-dose adolescent nicotine and methylphenidate have additive effects on adult behavior and neurochemistry
    Tracey L Wheeler
    Department of Psychology, Biopsychology, George Mason University, David King Hall Room 2086, 4400 University Drive MSN 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 103:723-34. 2013
    ..To our knowledge this is the first study that has shown long-term behavioral and neurochemical changes stemming from low chronic exposure of these two commonly co-consumed stimulants during adolescence...
  7. doi request reprint Chronic nicotine exposure produces lateralized, age-dependent dendritic remodeling in the rodent basolateral amygdala
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Psychology Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Synapse 64:754-64. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Nicotine place preference in a biased conditioned place preference design
    Jennifer M Brielmaier
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 89:94-100. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Nicotine-induced dendritic remodeling in the insular cortex
    Daniel G Ehlinger
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Neurosci Lett 516:89-93. 2012
    ..No change in dendrite morphology was found for apical dendrites. Together, these results show the insular cortex is a target for neuroplasticity following nicotine exposure...
  10. doi request reprint Adult mice voluntarily progress to nicotine dependence in an oral self-selection assay
    Laura L Locklear
    School of Systems Biology, George Mason University, Manassas, VA, USA
    Neuropharmacology 63:582-92. 2012
    ..The strain and sex with the lowest consumption (A/J males) showed a significant decrease in nicotine consumption, and by the end of the experiment were drinking only 24% of their fluids from the nicotine bottle...
  11. doi request reprint Late emerging effects of prenatal and early postnatal nicotine exposure on the cholinergic system and anxiety-like behavior
    Amy K Eppolito
    George Mason University, Department of Psychology, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22030, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 32:336-45. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Continuous nicotine administration produces selective, age-dependent structural alteration of pyramidal neurons from prelimbic cortex
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS3F5, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Synapse 62:31-9. 2008
    ..These data suggest that nicotine alters dendritic morphology of specific subpopulations of pyramidal neurons and that the subpopulation affected is dependent on the age of drug exposure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Immediate and long-term behavioral effects of a single nicotine injection in adolescent and adult rats
    Jennifer M Brielmaier
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 29:74-80. 2007
    ..Such findings are extended here by showing that these differences are seen following only a single pretreatment dose and persist for at least one month after pretreatment...
  14. pmc Contextual task difficulty modulates stimulus discrimination: electrophysiological evidence for interaction between sensory and executive processes
    John R Fedota
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Psychophysiology 49:1384-93. 2012
    ..These findings provide evidence that the N1 component reflects a sensory discrimination process that is modulated by executive control, and that this component can index discrimination errors when stimulus discrimination is difficult...
  15. pmc Speed of human biological form and motion processing
    George Buzzell
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e69396. 2013
    ..The sensitivity of P1 to static PLWs has implications for dynamic form models of biological motion processing that posit temporal integration of configural cues present in individual frames of PLW animations. ..
  16. doi request reprint The N2 ERP component as an index of impaired cognitive control in smokers
    George A Buzzell
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA Electronic address
    Neurosci Lett 563:61-5. 2014
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  17. doi request reprint Effects of acute stress on acquisition of nicotine conditioned place preference in adolescent rats: a role for corticotropin-releasing factor 1 receptors
    Jennifer Brielmaier
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 219:73-82. 2012
    ..Corticotropin-releasing factor type 1 receptors (CRF-R1) mediate physiological and behavioral stress responses. They may also mediate stress-induced potentiation of activity in multiple neural substrates implicated in nicotine reward...
  18. ncbi request reprint Alcohol exposure during adolescence impairs auditory fear conditioning in adult Long-Evans rats
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Physiol Behav 88:466-72. 2006
    ..The age-specific effect of ethanol may be attributable to an interplay of higher ethanol intake and the unique neurobiological characteristics of adolescents...
  19. doi request reprint Evidence for a new late positive ERP component in an attended novelty oddball task
    Craig G McDonald
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:809-13. 2010
    ..This component has the same antecedent conditions as P3a, but is earlier and more centrally distributed. Its spatiotemporal characteristics suggest that it may be the eP3a component recently described in passive oddball tasks...
  20. doi request reprint An electrophysiological correlate of conflict processing in an auditory spatial Stroop task: the effect of individual differences in navigational style
    George A Buzzell
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA Center of Excellence in Neuroergonomics, Technology, and Cognition CENTEC, Fairfax, VA, USA Electronic address
    Int J Psychophysiol 90:265-71. 2013
    ..These results confirm that the N(inc) reliably indexes auditory Stroop conflict and extend previous results by demonstrating that the N(inc) is predictably modulated by individual differences in cognitive style...