Affiliation: University of California
- Increased ventral striatal BOLD activity during non-drug reward anticipation in cannabis usersLiam Nestor
School of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Neuroimage 49:1133-43. 2010....
- Association between quantitative EEG and neurocognition in methamphetamine-dependent volunteersThomas F Newton
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Room A7 372, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Clin Neurophysiol 115:194-8. 2004..Exposure to methamphetamine is associated with long-lasting reductions in markers for dopaminergic neurons in preclinical models and in humans. These changes may be associated with alterations in brain electrical activity and in cognition...
- Cocaine and methamphetamine produce different patterns of subjective and cardiovascular effectsThomas F Newton
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Room A7 372, 740 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Pharmacol Biochem Behav 82:90-7. 2005..We predict that these differences may impact drug use and relapse patterns, and may have implications in medications development for these addictive disorders...
- Learning and memory deficits in ecstasy users and their neural correlates during a face-learning taskGloria M P Roberts
School of Psychology and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Brain Res 1292:71-81. 2009..These ecstasy-specific effects may be related to the vulnerability of isocortical and allocortical regions to the neurotoxic effects of ecstasy...
- Differences in "bottom-up" and "top-down" neural activity in current and former cigarette smokers: Evidence for neural substrates which may promote nicotine abstinence through increased cognitive controlLiam Nestor
School of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Neuroimage 56:2258-75. 2011..These findings may suggest that elevated topdown control might be an important characteristic of successful abstinence in individuals formerly dependent on nicotine...