MICHAEL RAGOZZINO

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The involvement of the orbitofrontal cortex in learning under changing task contingencies
    Jenna Kim
    Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 83:125-33. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The contribution of the medial prefrontal cortex, orbitofrontal cortex, and dorsomedial striatum to behavioral flexibility
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1121:355-75. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of rat dorsomedial prefrontal cortex in working memory for egocentric responses
    M E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 W Harrison Street, 60607, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurosci Lett 308:145-8. 2001
  4. pmc Dynamic changes in acetylcholine output in the medial striatum during place reversal learning
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Learn Mem 11:70-7. 2004
  5. pmc Acetylcholine activity in selective striatal regions supports behavioral flexibility
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 West Harrision Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 91:13-22. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The contribution of the rat prelimbic-infralimbic areas to different forms of task switching
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:1054-65. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Acetylcholine actions in the dorsomedial striatum support the flexible shifting of response patterns
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 80:257-67. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Involvement of the dorsomedial striatum in behavioral flexibility: role of muscarinic cholinergic receptors
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Brain Res 953:205-14. 2002
  9. pmc The effects of dopamine D(1) receptor blockade in the prelimbic-infralimbic areas on behavioral flexibility
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Learn Mem 9:18-28. 2002
  10. pmc Role of the dorsomedial striatum in behavioral flexibility for response and visual cue discrimination learning
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Behav Neurosci 116:105-15. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Striatal Acetylcholine and Behavioral Flexibility
    MICHAEL RAGOZZINO; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Aging, Serotonin and Reversal Learning
    MICHAEL RAGOZZINO; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

  • Raymond P Kesner
  • Paul Gold
  • S J Mizumori
  • Carlos A Palencia
  • Holden D Brown
  • Martha F McCool
  • Eric G Mohler
  • Jenna Kim
  • Arianna Tzavos
  • Phillip M Baker
  • Sima Patel
  • Ravi Talati
  • Sylvain Robert
  • Aline Dumuis
  • Joel Bockaert
  • Silvia Noiman
  • Joseph Rutkowski
  • Yael Marantz
  • Monique Gastineau
  • Sharon Shacham
  • Jane Jih

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc The involvement of the orbitofrontal cortex in learning under changing task contingencies
    Jenna Kim
    Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 83:125-33. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The contribution of the medial prefrontal cortex, orbitofrontal cortex, and dorsomedial striatum to behavioral flexibility
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1121:355-75. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of rat dorsomedial prefrontal cortex in working memory for egocentric responses
    M E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 W Harrison Street, 60607, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurosci Lett 308:145-8. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that the rat medial precentral and/or anterior cingulate area play an important role in working memory for egocentric responses...
  4. pmc Dynamic changes in acetylcholine output in the medial striatum during place reversal learning
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Learn Mem 11:70-7. 2004
    ..The present results suggest that the medial striatum may be critical for flexible adaptations involving spatial information, and that ACh actions in this area enable the shifting of choice patterns when environmental conditions change...
  5. pmc Acetylcholine activity in selective striatal regions supports behavioral flexibility
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 West Harrision Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 91:13-22. 2009
    ..The results reveal an essential role for cholinergic activity and define its locus of control to the dorsomedial striatum in cognitive flexibility...
  6. ncbi request reprint The contribution of the rat prelimbic-infralimbic areas to different forms of task switching
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:1054-65. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Acetylcholine actions in the dorsomedial striatum support the flexible shifting of response patterns
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 80:257-67. 2003
    ..In situations that demand behavioral flexibility, muscarinic cholinergic activity in the dorsomedial striatum may directly influence corticostriatal plasticity to produce changes in response patterns...
  8. ncbi request reprint Involvement of the dorsomedial striatum in behavioral flexibility: role of muscarinic cholinergic receptors
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Brain Res 953:205-14. 2002
    ..The results suggest that the dorsomedial striatum is important for behavioral flexibility and that activation of muscarinic cholinergic receptors in this region may facilitate the learning of situationally adaptive response patterns...
  9. pmc The effects of dopamine D(1) receptor blockade in the prelimbic-infralimbic areas on behavioral flexibility
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Learn Mem 9:18-28. 2002
    ..These results suggest that activation of dopamine D(1) receptors in the prelimbic-infralimbic areas may be critical for the suppression of a previously relevant strategy and/or generating new strategies...
  10. pmc Role of the dorsomedial striatum in behavioral flexibility for response and visual cue discrimination learning
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Behav Neurosci 116:105-15. 2002
    ..Thus, specific circuits in the prefrontal cortex and striatum may interact to enable behavioral flexibility, but each region may contribute to distinct processes that facilitate strategy switching...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effects of prelimbic and infralimbic lesions on working memory for visual objects in rats
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 77:29-43. 2002
    ..Prelimbic-infralimbic lesions did not impair acquisition of the visual object discrimination. The results suggest that the prelimbic-infralimbic areas are part of neural system important in the short-term memory for visual objects...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of rat anterior cingulate inactivation on cognitive flexibility
    Michael E Ragozzino
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, 1007 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Behav Neurosci 121:698-706. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the dorsal anterior cingulate supports learning when conditions require a shift in choice patterns and may enhance cognitive flexibility by decreasing interference of irrelevant stimuli...
  13. pmc The parafascicular thalamic nucleus concomitantly influences behavioral flexibility and dorsomedial striatal acetylcholine output in rats
    Holden D Brown
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, and Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    J Neurosci 30:14390-8. 2010
    ..Together, the present findings indicate that the Pf is an intralaminar thalamic nucleus critical for behavioral flexibility, in part, by directly affecting striatal ACh output under conditions that require a shift in choice patterns...
  14. ncbi request reprint The contribution of NMDA receptors in the dorsolateral striatum to egocentric response learning
    Carlos A Palencia
    Department of Biological Sciences and Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, US
    Behav Neurosci 119:953-60. 2005
    ..Neither AP-5 dose impaired response reversal learning. The results suggest that NMDA receptors in the dorsolateral striatum are critical for the initial learning of an egocentric response discrimination...
  15. pmc Differential involvement of M1-type and M4-type muscarinic cholinergic receptors in the dorsomedial striatum in task switching
    Martha F McCool
    Department of Psychology, Center for Cognitive Medicine, Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 89:114-24. 2008
    ....
  16. pmc Differential effects of M1 muscarinic receptor blockade and nicotinic receptor blockade in the dorsomedial striatum on response reversal learning
    Arianna Tzavos
    Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Behav Brain Res 154:245-53. 2004
    ..The results suggest that activation of M(1) muscarinic cholinergic receptors, but not nicotinic cholinergic receptors, in the dorsomedial striatum is important for facilitating the flexible shifting of response patterns...
  17. ncbi request reprint The influence of NMDA receptors in the dorsomedial striatum on response reversal learning
    Carlos A Palencia
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 82:81-9. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of the prefrontal cortex in object-place learning: a test of the attribute specificity model
    Raymond P Kesner
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South 1530 East Room 502, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Behav Brain Res 146:159-65. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint VRX-03011, a novel 5-HT4 agonist, enhances memory and hippocampal acetylcholine efflux
    Eric G Mohler
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Neuropharmacology 53:563-73. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that VRX-03011 may represent a novel treatment for Alzheimer's disease that reduces cognitive impairments and provides neuroprotection without gastrointestinal side effects...

Research Grants5

  1. Striatal Acetylcholine and Behavioral Flexibility
    MICHAEL RAGOZZINO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. Aging, Serotonin and Reversal Learning
    MICHAEL RAGOZZINO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies have the potential of developing a novel treatment for the learning and memory deficits observed in aging and Alzheimer's disease. ..