Gohar T., Ciaciarelli E.J., Dunn S.D., West EA. Transient strain differences in an operant delayed non-match to position task. Behavioural Processes. 2023 Aug 19:104932. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2023.104932. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37604215.

Niedringhaus M. West EA. Prelimbic cortex neural encoding dynamically tracks expected outcome value. Physiology and Behavior. 2022. Nov 1; 256: 113938.

West EA*, Niedringhaus M*, Ortega HK, Haake RM, Frohlich F, Carelli RM. Noninvasive brain stimulation rescues cocaine-induced prefrontal hypoactivity and restores flexible behavior. Biological Psychiatry. 2021. May 15; 89(10):1001-1011. Commentary by Vaughn Steel, A circuit-based approach to treating substance use disorders with noninvasive brain stimulation.

Haake RM, West EA, Wang X, Carelli RM. Drug-induced dysphoria is enhanced following prolonged cocaine abstinence and dynamically tracked by nucleus accumbens neurons.  Addict Biol. Jul;24(4):631-640, 2019.

West EA, Moschak TM, Carelli RM.  Distinct functional microcircuits in the nucleus accumbens underlying goal-directed decision making.  In:  Understanding Goal-Directed Decision Making: Computations and Circuits (eds. Richard Morris, AaronBornstein, and Amitai Shenhav). Elseveir.  199-219, 2018.

Hurley SW, West EA, Carelli RM. Opposing roles of rapid dopamine signaling across the rostral-caudal axis of the nucleus accumbens shell in drug-induced negative affect. Biological Psychiatry.82 (11): 839-846, 2017.

Forcelli PA, DesJardin JT, West EA, Holmes A, Elorette C, Wellman LL,  Malkova L. Amygdala inactivation attenuates defense responses evoked from the superior colliculus in non-human primates.   Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 11 (12): 2009-2019, 2016..

West EA, Carelli RM. Nucleus accumbens core and shell differentially encode reward-associated cues after reward devaluation.  J. Neurosci.  36(4):1128-39, 2016.  Feature This Week in the Journal by Theresa Eden, Accumbens shell reflects reward devaluation. 

West EA, Saddoris MP, Kerfoot EC, Carelli RM. Prelimbic and Infralimbic cortical regions differentially encode cocaine-associated stimuli and cocaine-seeking before and following abstinence. Eur J Neurosci.39(11):1891-902, 2014.

Carelli RM, West EA. When a good taste turns bad: Neural mechanisms underlying the emergence of negative affect and associated natural reward devaluation by cocaine. Neuropharmacology. 76: 360–369, 2014.

West EA, Forcelli PA, McCue DL, Malkova L. Differential effects of serotonin-specific and excitotoxic lesions of OFC on conditioned reinforcer devaluation and extinction in rats. Behav Brain Res. 246(1): 10-14, 2013.

Holmes AL, Forcelli PA, DesJardin JT, Decker AL, Teferra M, West EA, Malkova L, Gale K. Superior colliculus mediates cervical dystonia evoked by inhibition of the substantia nigra pars reticulata. J Neurosci. 32(38): 13326-32, 2012.

West EA, Forcelli PA, Murnen AT, McCue DL, Gale K, Malkova L. Transient inactivation of basolateral amygdala during selective satiation disrupts reinforcer devaluation in rats. Behav Neurosci.126(4):563-74, 2012.

Forcelli PA*, West EA*, Murnen AT, Malkova L. Ventral pallidum mediates amygdala-evoked deficits in prepulse inhibition. Behav Neurosci. 126(2): 290-300, 2012.

West EA, DesJardin JT, Gale K, Malkova L. Transient inactivation of orbitofrontal cortex disrupts reinforcer devaluation in macaques. J Neurosci.31(42):15128-35, 2011.

West EA, Forcelli PA, Murnen A, Gale K, Malkova L. A visual, position-independent instrumental reinforcer devaluation task for rats. J Neurosci Methods. 194(2): 297-304, 2011.

Rosen JB, Donley MP, Gray D, West EA, Morgan MA, Schulkin J. Chronic corticosterone administration does not potentiate unconditioned freezing  to the predator odor,  trimethylthiazoline. Behav Brain Res. 194(1): 32-38, 2008

Rosen JB, West EA, Donley MP. Not all rat strains are equal: Differential unconditioned fear responses to the synthetic fox odor trimethylthiazoline in three outbred rat strains. Behav Neurosci. 120(2): 290-7, 2006.