MA (Glasgow), DPhil (Sussex)

Psychology
2002

Professor Fred Westbrook studies the behavioural, neural and cellular mechanisms involved in learning and memory. He is especially interested in emotional learning, notably fear and disgust, and its disorders.

  • McNally, G. P., and Westbrook, R. F. (2003) Anterograde amnesia for Pavlovian fear conditioning and the role of one-trial overshadowing: effects of pre-conditioning exposures to morphine in the rat, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 29, 222-232.
  • McNally, G. P., and Westbrook, R. F. (2003) Temporally-graded, context-specific retrograde amnesia and its alleviation by context pre-exposure: effects of post-conditioning exposures to morphine in the rat, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 29, 130-142.
  • Westbrook, R. F., Iordanova, M., McNally, G. P., Richardson, R., and Harris, J. A. (2002) Reinstatement of fear to an extingusihed conditioned stimulus: Two roles for context, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 28, 97-110.
  • McNally, G. P., Johnston, I. N., and Westbrook, R. F. (2000) A peripheral, intracerebral, or intrathecal administration of an opioid receptor antagonist blocks illness-induced hyperalgesia in rats, Behavioral Neuroscience, 114, 1183-1190.
  • Westbrook, R. F., Jones, M., Bailey, G., and Harris, J. A. (2000) Contextual control over conditioned responding in a latent inhibition paradigm, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 26, 157-173.