Mariana Pereira

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The changing role of the medial preoptic area in the regulation of maternal behavior across the postpartum period: facilitation followed by inhibition
    Mariana Pereira
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 197 University Avenue, Newark Campus, NJ 07102, USA
    Behav Brain Res 205:238-48. 2009
  2. pmc The medial preoptic area is necessary for motivated choice of pup- over cocaine-associated environments by early postpartum rats
    M Pereira
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 197 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102 1814, USA
    Neuroscience 167:216-31. 2010
  3. pmc Effect of the adenosine A2A receptor antagonist MSX-3 on motivational disruptions of maternal behavior induced by dopamine antagonism in the early postpartum rat
    Mariana Pereira
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 197 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 213:69-79. 2011
  4. pmc Functional mapping of the neural circuitry of rat maternal motivation: effects of site-specific transient neural inactivation
    M Pereira
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Newark Campus, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 23:1020-35. 2011
  5. pmc Incentive salience of cocaine across the postpartum period of the female rat
    Katharine M Seip
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, 197 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 199:119-30. 2008
  6. pmc Characterization of maternal motivation in the lactating rat: Contrasts between early and late postpartum responses
    Michael P Wansaw
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark Campus, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
    Horm Behav 54:294-301. 2008

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc The changing role of the medial preoptic area in the regulation of maternal behavior across the postpartum period: facilitation followed by inhibition
    Mariana Pereira
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 197 University Avenue, Newark Campus, NJ 07102, USA
    Behav Brain Res 205:238-48. 2009
    ..Results strongly demonstrate that the mPOA is differentially engaged throughout postpartum in orchestrating appropriate maternal responses with the developmental stage of the pups...
  2. pmc The medial preoptic area is necessary for motivated choice of pup- over cocaine-associated environments by early postpartum rats
    M Pereira
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 197 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102 1814, USA
    Neuroscience 167:216-31. 2010
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  3. pmc Effect of the adenosine A2A receptor antagonist MSX-3 on motivational disruptions of maternal behavior induced by dopamine antagonism in the early postpartum rat
    Mariana Pereira
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 197 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 213:69-79. 2011
    ..Considerable evidence indicates that there is a functional interaction between DA D2 and adenosine A(2A) receptors in striatal areas, including the nucleus accumbens...
  4. pmc Functional mapping of the neural circuitry of rat maternal motivation: effects of site-specific transient neural inactivation
    M Pereira
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Newark Campus, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 23:1020-35. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Incentive salience of cocaine across the postpartum period of the female rat
    Katharine M Seip
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, 197 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 199:119-30. 2008
    ..The present study examines early and late postpartum females' preference for a cocaine-associated chamber when contrasted with a chamber associated with saline (rather than pups)...
  6. pmc Characterization of maternal motivation in the lactating rat: Contrasts between early and late postpartum responses
    Michael P Wansaw
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark Campus, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
    Horm Behav 54:294-301. 2008
    ..Together these results suggest that both forces are at work in the mother-pup dyad, changes in the pups as they develop and changes in the physiological and endocrine state of the female as she progresses through the postpartum period...