N Pecoraro

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An unexpected reduction in sucrose concentration activates the HPA axis on successive post shift days without attenuation by discriminative contextual stimuli
    Norman Pecoraro
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, 415 Parnassus Ave, Box 0444, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, United States
    Physiol Behav 96:651-61. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Lesions of the medial prefrontal cortex enhance the early phase of psychogenic fever to unexpected sucrose concentration reductions, promote recovery from negative contrast and enhance spontaneous recovery of sucrose-entrained anticipatory activity
    N Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 415 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Neuroscience 153:901-17. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Temperature and activity responses to sucrose concentration reductions occur on the 1st but not the 2nd day of concentration shifts, and are blocked by low, constant glucocorticoids
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94113, USA
    Behav Neurosci 121:764-78. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint From Malthus to motive: how the HPA axis engineers the phenotype, yoking needs to wants
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, United States
    Prog Neurobiol 79:247-340. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Diverse basal and stress-related phenotypes of Sprague Dawley rats from three vendors
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0444, United States
    Physiol Behav 89:598-610. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A near hat trick for Harlow (1953) with further thoughts on drive: theoretical comment on Barbano and Cador (2005)
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California, 415 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Behav Neurosci 119:1403-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoids dose-dependently remodel energy stores and amplify incentive relativity effects
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0444, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:815-25. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint c-Fos after incentive shifts: expectancy, incredulity, and recovery
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Behav Neurosci 119:366-87. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Single, but not multiple pairings of sucrose and corticosterone enhance memory for sucrose drinking and amplify remote reward relativity effects
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 83:188-95. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress promotes palatable feeding, which reduces signs of stress: feedforward and feedback effects of chronic stress
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143 0444
    Endocrinology 145:3754-62. 2004

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint An unexpected reduction in sucrose concentration activates the HPA axis on successive post shift days without attenuation by discriminative contextual stimuli
    Norman Pecoraro
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, 415 Parnassus Ave, Box 0444, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, United States
    Physiol Behav 96:651-61. 2009
    ..The data indicate that thwarting sucrose expectancies is stressful, and that this stress response habituates across days...
  2. doi request reprint Lesions of the medial prefrontal cortex enhance the early phase of psychogenic fever to unexpected sucrose concentration reductions, promote recovery from negative contrast and enhance spontaneous recovery of sucrose-entrained anticipatory activity
    N Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 415 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Neuroscience 153:901-17. 2008
    ..These failures to inhibit responding point to a failure in interference learning in rats bearing lesions of the mPFC...
  3. ncbi request reprint Temperature and activity responses to sucrose concentration reductions occur on the 1st but not the 2nd day of concentration shifts, and are blocked by low, constant glucocorticoids
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94113, USA
    Behav Neurosci 121:764-78. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint From Malthus to motive: how the HPA axis engineers the phenotype, yoking needs to wants
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, United States
    Prog Neurobiol 79:247-340. 2006
    ..Adverse side effects of this yoking under conditions of glucocorticoid excess are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diverse basal and stress-related phenotypes of Sprague Dawley rats from three vendors
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0444, United States
    Physiol Behav 89:598-610. 2006
    ..Substantial phenotypic differences exist between Sprague Dawley rats from different vendors with respect to metabolism and HPA function. The metabolic feedback hypothesis was supported in two of the three vendors' rats...
  6. ncbi request reprint A near hat trick for Harlow (1953) with further thoughts on drive: theoretical comment on Barbano and Cador (2005)
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California, 415 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Behav Neurosci 119:1403-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoids dose-dependently remodel energy stores and amplify incentive relativity effects
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0444, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:815-25. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint c-Fos after incentive shifts: expectancy, incredulity, and recovery
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Behav Neurosci 119:366-87. 2005
    ..Robust FLI on Shift 1 was absent on Shift 2, consistent with evidence for rapid (1-trial) changes in all major motor outputs mediated by expectancy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Single, but not multiple pairings of sucrose and corticosterone enhance memory for sucrose drinking and amplify remote reward relativity effects
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 83:188-95. 2005
    ..Through effects on memory, stress hormones may modulate reward and reward relativity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress promotes palatable feeding, which reduces signs of stress: feedforward and feedback effects of chronic stress
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143 0444
    Endocrinology 145:3754-62. 2004
    ..The results of this experiment tend to support our model of chronic effects of stress and GCs, showing a stressor-induced preference for comfort food, and a comfort-food reduction in activity of the HPA axis...
  11. pmc Chronic stress and obesity: a new view of "comfort food"
    Mary F Dallman
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience Program, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11696-701. 2003
    ..These mechanisms, determined in rats, may explain some of the epidemic of obesity occurring in our society...
  12. ncbi request reprint Brief access to sucrose engages food-entrainable rhythms in food-deprived rats
    Norman Pecoraro
    Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco 94113 0444, USA
    Behav Neurosci 116:757-76. 2002
    ..After a shift to 4% sucrose for 8 days, the 10-min group showed signs of damping of these rhythms, whereas the 5-min group did not. Data indicated that brief access to sucrose engages food-entrainable rhythms in food-deprived rats...
  13. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress-induced effects of corticosterone on brain: direct and indirect
    M F Dallman
    Dept of Physiology, Box 0444, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1018:141-50. 2004
    ..Moreover, central neural actions of glucocorticoids abet the peripheral effects of the steroids by increasing the salience and ingestion of pleasurable foods...