K M Wassum

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Silicon Wafer-Based Platinum Microelectrode Array Biosensor for Near Real-Time Measurement of Glutamate in Vivo
    Kate M Wassum
    Dept Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA E mails K M W E W
    Sensors (Basel) 8:5023-5036. 2008
  2. pmc Phasic mesolimbic dopamine release tracks reward seeking during expression of Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer
    Kate M Wassum
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:747-55. 2013
  3. pmc Phasic mesolimbic dopamine signaling precedes and predicts performance of a self-initiated action sequence task
    Kate M Wassum
    University of California Los Angeles, Department of Psychology, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 71:846-54. 2012
  4. pmc Transient extracellular glutamate events in the basolateral amygdala track reward-seeking actions
    Kate M Wassum
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurosci 32:2734-46. 2012
  5. pmc Differential dependence of Pavlovian incentive motivation and instrumental incentive learning processes on dopamine signaling
    Kate M Wassum
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Learn Mem 18:475-83. 2011
  6. pmc Micro-opioid receptor activation in the basolateral amygdala mediates the learning of increases but not decreases in the incentive value of a food reward
    Kate M Wassum
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Neurosci 31:1591-9. 2011
  7. pmc Disruption of endogenous opioid activity during instrumental learning enhances habit acquisition
    K M Wassum
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuroscience 163:770-80. 2009
  8. pmc Distinct opioid circuits determine the palatability and the desirability of rewarding events
    K M Wassum
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:12512-7. 2009
  9. pmc International Narcotics Research Conference - 39th Annual Meeting
    Kate M Wassum
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    IDrugs 11:646-9. 2008
  10. pmc Extracellular dopamine levels in striatal subregions track shifts in motivation and response cost during instrumental conditioning
    Sean B Ostlund
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Neurosci 31:200-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Silicon Wafer-Based Platinum Microelectrode Array Biosensor for Near Real-Time Measurement of Glutamate in Vivo
    Kate M Wassum
    Dept Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA E mails K M W E W
    Sensors (Basel) 8:5023-5036. 2008
    ..The MEA biosensors also were applied to the detection of stress-induced glutamate release in the dorsal striatum of the freely-moving rat...
  2. pmc Phasic mesolimbic dopamine release tracks reward seeking during expression of Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer
    Kate M Wassum
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:747-55. 2013
    ..e., prediction error) and another in incentive motivation (i.e., the invigoration of reward seeking elicited by reward-paired cues). Here, we evaluate the latter...
  3. pmc Phasic mesolimbic dopamine signaling precedes and predicts performance of a self-initiated action sequence task
    Kate M Wassum
    University of California Los Angeles, Department of Psychology, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 71:846-54. 2012
    ..Fast dopamine signaling is hypothesized to mediate this form of learning by reporting errors in reward prediction. However, such a role for dopamine release in voluntarily initiated action sequences remains to be demonstrated...
  4. pmc Transient extracellular glutamate events in the basolateral amygdala track reward-seeking actions
    Kate M Wassum
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurosci 32:2734-46. 2012
    ..Such novel rapid glutamate recordings during instrumental performance identify a role for glutamatergic signaling within the BLA in instrumental reward-seeking actions...
  5. pmc Differential dependence of Pavlovian incentive motivation and instrumental incentive learning processes on dopamine signaling
    Kate M Wassum
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Learn Mem 18:475-83. 2011
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  6. pmc Micro-opioid receptor activation in the basolateral amygdala mediates the learning of increases but not decreases in the incentive value of a food reward
    Kate M Wassum
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Neurosci 31:1591-9. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Disruption of endogenous opioid activity during instrumental learning enhances habit acquisition
    K M Wassum
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuroscience 163:770-80. 2009
    ..These data suggest that an intact endogenous opioid system is necessary for normal goal-directed learning and more importantly, reveal that a compromised endogenous opioid system during learning enhances the habitual control of actions...
  8. pmc Distinct opioid circuits determine the palatability and the desirability of rewarding events
    K M Wassum
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:12512-7. 2009
    ..Rather, changes in palatability and in the incentive value assigned to rewarding events seem to be mediated by distinct neural processes...
  9. pmc International Narcotics Research Conference - 39th Annual Meeting
    Kate M Wassum
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    IDrugs 11:646-9. 2008
  10. pmc Extracellular dopamine levels in striatal subregions track shifts in motivation and response cost during instrumental conditioning
    Sean B Ostlund
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Neurosci 31:200-7. 2011
    ..Together, the results indicate that tonic DA contributes to the control of instrumental performance by conveying information about the costs and benefits of responding to different striatal subregions...