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Wetzell B, Muller M, Cobuzzi J, Hurwitz Z, DeCicco-Skinner K, Riley A (2014). Effect of age on methylphenidate-induced conditioned taste avoidance and related BDNF/TrkB signaling in the insular cortex of the rat. Psychopharmacology, 231: 1493-1501. [PDF]

Wakeford, A., & Riley, A. (2014) Conditioned taste avoidance induced by Δ9-tetrahydrocannabol in the Fischer (F344) and Lewis (LEW) rat strains. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 116:39-44. [PDF]

Hurwitz Z, Cobuzzi J, Merluzzi A, Wetzell B, Riley A (2013). Adolescent Fischer 344 rats display weaker morphine-induced taste avoidance than adolescent Lewis rats. Developmental Psychobiology. [PDF]


Merluzzi A, Hurwitz Z, Briscione M, Cobuzzi J, Wetzell B, Rice K, Riley A (2013). Age-dependent MDPV-induced taste aversions and thermoregulation: A behavioral and physiological assessment of “bath salts”. Developmental Psychobiology. [PDF]


King & Riley (2013). A history of morphine-induced taste aversion learning fails to affect morphine-induced place preference conditioning in rats. Learning & Behavior. [PDF]


Verendeev & Riley (2013). The role of the aversive effects of drugs in self-administration: assessing the balance of reward and aversion in drug-taking behavior. Behavioral Pharmacology. [PDF]


Cobuzzi, Siletti, Hurwitz, Wetzell, Baumann & Riley (2013). Age differences in (±)3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-induced conditioned taste aversions and monoaminergic levels. Developmental Psychobiology. [PDF]

Briscione, Serafine, Merluzzi, Rice & Riley (2013). The effects of the 5-HT3 receptor antagonist tropisetron on cocaine-induced conditioned taste aversions. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. [PDF]

Verendeev & Riley (2012). Conditioned taste aversion and drugs of abuse: History and interpretation. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. [PDF]


Hurwitz, Merluzzi & Riley (2013). Age-dependent differences in morphine-induced taste aversions. Developmental Psychobiology. [PDF]


Serafine, Briscione & Riley (2012). Dopamine mediates cocaine-induced conditioned taste aversions as demonstrated with cross-drug preexposure to GBR 12909. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. [PDF]

Wetzell & Riley (2012). Adolescent exposure to methylphenidate has no effect on the aversive properties of cocaine in adulthood. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. [PDF]


Kohut, Decicco-Skinner, Johari, Hurwitz, Baumann & Riley (2012). Differential modulation of cocaine's discriminative cue by repeated and variable stress exposure: Relation to monoamine transporter levels. Neuropharmacology. [PDF]

Hutchson & Riley (2012). Ethanol exposure during either adolescence or adulthood alters the rewarding effects of cocaine in adult rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. [PDF]


Desko, Cobuzzi & Riley (2012). Naloxone-induced taste aversions in opiate-naive Lewis and Fischer 344 rats. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. [PDF]


Davis, Cobuzzi & Riley (2012). Assessment of the aversive effects of peripheral mu opioid receptor agonism in Fischer 344 and Lewis rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. [PDF]


Serafine, Briscione & Riley (2012).The effects of haloperidol on cocaine-induced conditioned taste aversions. Physiology & Behavior. [PDF]


Verendeev & Riley (2011). Relationship between the rewarding and aversive effects of morphine and amphetamine in individual subjects. Learning and Behavior. [PDF]


Rinker, Hutchison, Chen, Thorsell, Heilig & Riley (2011). Exposure to nicotine during periadolescence or early adulthood alters aversive and physiological effects induced by ethanol. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. [PDF]


Riley (2011). The paradox of drug taking: The role of the aversive effects of drugs. Physiology and Behavior. [PDF]


Cobuzzi & Riley (2011). Spontaneous withdrawal in opiate-dependent Fischer 344, Lewis and Sprague-Dawley rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. [PDF]


Hurwitz & Riley (2011). The differential expression of male sexual behavior in the Lewis, Fischer and Sprague-Dawley rat strains. Learning and Behavior. [PDF]

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