Recent Publications

2019

Kundey, S. M. A., Rowan, J. D., Fountain, S. B., Boettger-Tong, H., & Bajracharya, A. (2019). Sex differences in serial pattern learning in mice. Behavioural Processes, 168, 103958. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2019.103958

2018

2017

Garlick, D., Fountain, S. B., & Blaisdell, A. P. (2017). Serial pattern learning in pigeons: Rule-based or associative? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 43, 30-47. https://doi.org/10.1037/xan0000109

2016

Renaud, S. M., & Fountain, S. B. (2016). Transgenerational effects of adolescent nicotine exposure in rats: Evidence for cognitive deficits in adult female offspring. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 56, 47-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ntt.2016.06.002

Chenoweth, A. M., & Fountain, S. B. (2016). Strategy breakdown following muscarinic blockade in rats. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 131, 83-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2016.03.005

Muller, M. D., & Fountain, S. B. (2016). Concurrent cognitive processes in rat serial pattern learning: II. Discrimination learning, rule learning, chunk length, and multiple-item memories. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 105, 155-175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jeab.186

2015

Rowan, J. D., McCarty, M. K.*, Kundey, S. M. A., Osburn, C. D.*, Renaud, S. M., Kelley, B. M., Matoushek, A. W., & Fountain, S. B. (2015). Adolescent exposure to methylphenidate impairs serial pattern learning in the serial multiple choice (SMC) task in adult rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 51, 21-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ntt.2015.07.007

Chenoweth, A. M., & Fountain, S. B. (2015). Central muscarinic cholinergic involvement in serial pattern learning: atropine impairs acquisition and retention in a serial multiple choice (SMC) task in rats. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 123, 18-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2015.04.003

Renaud, S. M., Pickens, L. R. G., & Fountain, S. B. (2015). Paradoxical effects of injection stress and nicotine exposure experienced during adolescence on learning in a serial multiple choice (SMC) task in adult female rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 48, 40-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ntt.2014.12.003

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Selected Earlier Publications

Animal Cognition: Multiple Learning/Memory Processes in Sequential Behavior

Kundey, S. M. A., & Fountain, S. B. (2014). Rats abstract rules from a response series lacking a consistent motor pattern. Learning and Motivation, 46, 44-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lmot.2013.12.001

Fountain, S. B., Rowan, J. D., Muller, M. D., Kundey, S. M. A., Pickens, L. R. G., & Doyle, K. E. (2012). The organization of sequential behavior: Conditioning, memory, and abstraction. In T. R. Zentall and E. A. Wasserman (Eds.), Handbook of Comparative Cognition (pp. 594-614). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kundey, S. M. A., & Fountain, S. B. (2011). Irrelevant relations and the active search for pattern structure in rat serial pattern learning. Animal Cognition, 14, 359-368.

Kundey, S. M. A., & Fountain, S. B. (2010). Blocking in rat serial pattern learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 36, 307-312.

Wallace, D. G., & Fountain, S. B. (2003). An associative model of rat serial pattern learning in three-element sequences. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section B: Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 56, 301-320.

Wallace, D. G., & Fountain, S. B. (2002). What is learned in sequential learning? An associative model of reward magnitude serial-pattern learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 28, 43-63.

Fountain, S. B. & Rowan, J. D. (1995). Coding of hierarchical versus linear pattern structure in rats and humans. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 21, 187-202.

Brain Systems in Animal Sequential Behavior

Fountain, S. B., Rowan, J. D., & Wollan, M. O. (2013). Central cholinergic involvement in sequential behavior: Impairments of performance by atropine in a serial multiple choice task for rats. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 106, 118-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2013.07.009

Fountain, S. B., & Rowan, J. D. (2000). Differential impairments of rat serial pattern learning and retention induced by MK-801, an NMDA receptor antagonist. Psychobiology, 28, 32-44.

Neurotoxicology & Adolescent Drug Exposure

Pickens, L. R. G., Rowan, J. D., Bevins, R. A., & Fountain, S. B. (2013). Sex differences in adult cognitive deficits after adolescent nicotine exposure in rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 38, 72-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ntt.2013.05.001

Fountain, S. B., & Rowan, J. D. (1993). Development of an in vitro hippocampal brain slice screen for neurotoxicity. In A. M. Goldberg (Ed.), In vitro Toxicology: Tenth Anniversary Symposium of the Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (pp. 27-40). New York: Mary Ann Liebert.

Fountain, S. B., Ting, Y.-L. T., & Teyler, T. J. (1992). The in vitro hippocampal slice preparation as a screen for neurotoxicity. Toxicology In Vitro, 6, 77-87.

Fountain, S. B., Rowan, J. D., & Ting, Y.-L. T. (1990). Threshold procedures for assessing the impact of agents on brain reward systems. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 12, 469-475.

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