T R Minor

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stressor controllability and learned helplessness research in the United States: sensitization and fatigue processes
    Thomas R Minor
    Department of Psychology, UCLA Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 37:44-58. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Enhancing brain adenosine signaling with the nucleoside transport blocker NBTI (S-(4-nitrobenzyl)-6-theoinosine) mimics the effects of inescapable shock on later shuttle-escape performance in rats
    Thomas R Minor
    Department of Psychology, Brain Research Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Behav Neurosci 122:1236-47. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Cytokine-purine interactions in traumatic stress, behavioral depression, and sickness
    Thomas R Minor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 5:547-60. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Escape deficits induced by inescapable shock and metabolic stress are reversed by adenosine receptor antagonists
    T R Minor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1563, USA
    Behav Brain Res 120:203-12. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Cytokine-purine interactions in behavioral depression in rats
    Thomas R Minor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 38:189-202. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Stress and adenosine: II. Adenosine analogs mimic the effect of inescapable shock on shuttle-escape performance in rats
    T R Minor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1563
    Behav Neurosci 108:265-76. 1994
  7. ncbi request reprint Helplessness and escape performance: glutamate-adenosine interactions in the frontal cortex
    Aimee M Hunter
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:123-35. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The L-type calcium channel blocker nimodipine mitigates "learned helplessness" in rats
    Samar Saade
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 74:269-78. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The interaction of diet and stress in rats: high-energy food and sucrose treatment
    N K Dess
    Department of Psychology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, California
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 24:60-71. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Brain IL-1 beta was involved in reserpine-induced behavioral depression in rats
    Qing Jun Huang
    Psychoneuroimmunolgy Laboratory, Bethune Military Medical College, Shijiazhuang 050081, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 25:293-6. 2004

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Stressor controllability and learned helplessness research in the United States: sensitization and fatigue processes
    Thomas R Minor
    Department of Psychology, UCLA Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 37:44-58. 2002
    ..The substrates of adaptive behavior are removed; performance deficits ensue...
  2. doi request reprint Enhancing brain adenosine signaling with the nucleoside transport blocker NBTI (S-(4-nitrobenzyl)-6-theoinosine) mimics the effects of inescapable shock on later shuttle-escape performance in rats
    Thomas R Minor
    Department of Psychology, Brain Research Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Behav Neurosci 122:1236-47. 2008
    ..These data suggest that enhanced adenosine signaling at a brain A-sub(2A) receptor impairs escape performance following inescapable shock in the learned helplessness paradigm...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cytokine-purine interactions in traumatic stress, behavioral depression, and sickness
    Thomas R Minor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 5:547-60. 2006
    ..Activation of these A(2A) receptors functionally uncouples dopamine's excitatory motivation influence on ongoing behavior, leading to a state of conservation-withdrawal...
  4. ncbi request reprint Escape deficits induced by inescapable shock and metabolic stress are reversed by adenosine receptor antagonists
    T R Minor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1563, USA
    Behav Brain Res 120:203-12. 2001
    ..These data are discussed in terms of the metabolic demands of neuronal over-activation during escape testing in inescapably shocked rats and the loss of normal behavioral function due to compensatory adenosine regulation in the brain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cytokine-purine interactions in behavioral depression in rats
    Thomas R Minor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 38:189-202. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Stress and adenosine: II. Adenosine analogs mimic the effect of inescapable shock on shuttle-escape performance in rats
    T R Minor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1563
    Behav Neurosci 108:265-76. 1994
    ..These data implicate energy regulation and a central compensatory action by adenosine in the aspects of helplessness related to conservation-withdrawal...
  7. ncbi request reprint Helplessness and escape performance: glutamate-adenosine interactions in the frontal cortex
    Aimee M Hunter
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:123-35. 2003
    ..These findings are consistent with the involvement of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor activation in the frontal cortex in the helplessness effect...
  8. ncbi request reprint The L-type calcium channel blocker nimodipine mitigates "learned helplessness" in rats
    Samar Saade
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 74:269-78. 2003
    ..Finally, administration of nimodipine at two of the three time points did improve escape responding, but only when injected immediately prior both to shock exposure and the shuttle escape test...
  9. ncbi request reprint The interaction of diet and stress in rats: high-energy food and sucrose treatment
    N K Dess
    Department of Psychology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, California
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 24:60-71. 1998
    ..More generally, these results support a conceptualization of stress in terms of metabolic challenge and the integrated reorganization of energy regulatory processes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Brain IL-1 beta was involved in reserpine-induced behavioral depression in rats
    Qing Jun Huang
    Psychoneuroimmunolgy Laboratory, Bethune Military Medical College, Shijiazhuang 050081, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 25:293-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the mechanism of brain interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta) in reserpine-induced behavioral depression in rats...
  11. ncbi request reprint Brief flight to a familiar enclosure in response to a conditional stimulus in rats
    Beatrice M de Oca
    Psychology Program, California State University, Channel Islands CA 93012, USA
    J Gen Psychol 134:153-72. 2007
    ..The results of these 2 experiments support the idea that brief, directed flight in rats is a component of the postencounter stage of predatory imminence (M. S. Fanselow & L. S. Lester, 1988) and is compatible with freezing...