Alexandra S Potter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Manipulation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors differentially affects behavioral inhibition in human subjects with and without disordered baseline impulsivity
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:331-40. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Central nicotinic cholinergic systems: a role in the cognitive dysfunction in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401, United States
    Behav Brain Res 175:201-11. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute nicotine improves cognitive deficits in young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 88:407-17. 2008
  4. pmc Effects of acute ultra-low dose mecamylamine on cognition in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:309-17. 2009
  5. pmc Rate dependent effects of acute nicotine on risk taking in young adults are not related to ADHD diagnosis
    Katherine K Ryan
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 103:652-8. 2013
  6. pmc Functional brain imaging of nicotinic effects on higher cognitive processes
    Paul A Newhouse
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit and Brain Imaging Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 82:943-51. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute nicotine administration on behavioral inhibition in adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 176:182-94. 2004
  8. pmc Nicotine administration enhances conditioned inhibition in rats
    Jill E MacLeod
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 551:76-9. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Cholinergic Effects on Inhibition and Delay in ADHD
    Alexandra Potter; Fiscal Year: 2005

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Publications8

  1. pmc Manipulation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors differentially affects behavioral inhibition in human subjects with and without disordered baseline impulsivity
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:331-40. 2012
    ..The specificity of this effect to those with ADHD, the component processes of the SST affected by nicotine, and the effects of nicotinic antagonism are yet unknown...
  2. ncbi request reprint Central nicotinic cholinergic systems: a role in the cognitive dysfunction in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401, United States
    Behav Brain Res 175:201-11. 2006
    ..Finally, we identify specific paradigms and models to guide future investigations into the specific involvement of nicotinic cholinergic systems in ADHD, possibly leading to the development of more effective pharmacotherapies for ADHD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute nicotine improves cognitive deficits in young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 88:407-17. 2008
    ..This study examined acute nicotine in young adults with ADHD-Combined type on cognitive domains including behavioral inhibition, delay aversion, and recognition memory...
  4. pmc Effects of acute ultra-low dose mecamylamine on cognition in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:309-17. 2009
    ..Comparable studies in humans have not been conducted. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of acute ultra-low doses of mecamylamine on cognition in adult ADHD...
  5. pmc Rate dependent effects of acute nicotine on risk taking in young adults are not related to ADHD diagnosis
    Katherine K Ryan
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 103:652-8. 2013
    ..Further, the results demonstrate that high impulsivity is separable from high risk taking in young adults with ADHD, supporting the utility of these differential behavioral phenotypes for neurobiological studies...
  6. pmc Functional brain imaging of nicotinic effects on higher cognitive processes
    Paul A Newhouse
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit and Brain Imaging Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 82:943-51. 2011
    ..The use of functional brain imaging will be a key tool for probing pathologic changes related to brain illness and for nicotinic drug development...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute nicotine administration on behavioral inhibition in adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Alexandra S Potter
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 176:182-94. 2004
    ..Nicotine, contained in tobacco smoke, is known to improve attention, vigilance, and short-term memory. However, little is known about how nicotine might effect cognitive/behavioral inhibition...
  8. pmc Nicotine administration enhances conditioned inhibition in rats
    Jill E MacLeod
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 551:76-9. 2006
    ..In contrast, there were no group differences in responding during the reinforced trials...

Research Grants2

  1. Cholinergic Effects on Inhibition and Delay in ADHD
    Alexandra Potter; Fiscal Year: 2005
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