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Lee, H.J., Wheeler D.S., Holland, P.C.(2011). Interactions between amygdala central nucleus and the ventral tegmental area in the acquisition of conditioned cue-directed behavior in rats. European Journal of Neuroscience. 33(10). 1876-1884

Lee, H.J., Gallagher, M., & Holland, P.C. (2010). The central amygdala projection to the substantia nigra reflects prediction error information in appetitive conditioning. Learning & Memory. 17:531-538. 

        * selected as the editor’s pick of the month and for the journal cover art

        * selected as faculty of 1000 article

Graham, L.K., Yoon, T., Lee, H.J., & Kim, J.J. (2009) Strain and sex differences in fear  conditioning: 22 kHz ultrasonice vocalizations and freezing in rats. Psychology & Neuroscience. 2:219-225

Haberman, R.P., Lee, H.J., Colantuoni, C., Koh, M.T., & Gallagher, M. (2008). Rapid encoding of new information alters the profile of plasticity-related mRNA transcripts in the hippocampal CA3 region. PNAS. 105:10601-10606.

Lee, H.J., Youn, J.M., Gallagher, M., & Holland, P.C.  (2008) Temporally-limited role of substantia nigra-central amygdala connections in surprise-induced enhancement of learning. European Journal of Neuroscience. 27: 3043-3049.

Kim, J.J., Lee, H.J., Welday, A.C., Song, E.Y., Cho, J., Sharp, P.E., Jung, M.W., & Blair, H.T. (2007). Stress-induced alterations in hippocampal plasticity, place cells, and spatial memory. PNAS. 104:18297-18302. 

Kerfoot, E.C., Agarwal, I., Lee, H.J., & Holland, P.C. (2007). Control of appetitive and aversive taste-reactivity responses by an auditory conditioned stimulus in a devaluation task: a FOS and behavioral analysis. Learning & Memory. 14: 581-589. 

Kosten, T.A., Lee, H.J., & Kim, J.J. (2007). Neonatal handling alters learning in adult male and female rats in a task-specific manner. Brain Research. 1154:144-153.

Lee, H.J., Youn, J.M., O, M.J., Gallagher, M., & Holland, P.C. (2006).  Role of substantia nigra-amygdala connections in surprise-induced enhancement of attention. Journal of Neuroscience. 26:6077-6081.

Kosten, T.A., Lee, H.J., & Kim, J.J. (2006). Early life stress impairs fear conditioning in adult male and female rats. Brain Research. 1087:142-150.

Lee, H.J., Groshek, F., Petrovich, G.D., Cantalini, J.P., Gallagher, M., & Holland, P.C. (2005). Role of amygdalo-nigral circuitry in conditioning of a visual stimulus paired with food. Journal of Neuroscience. 25: 3881-3888.

Kim, J.J., Koo, J., Lee, H.J., & Han, J.-S. (2005). Amygdalar inactivation blocks stress-induced impairments in hippocampal Long-Term Potentiation and spatial memory. Journal of Neuroscience. 25: 1532-1539.

Kosten, T.A., Miserendino, M.J.D., Bombace, J.C., Lee, H.J., & Kim, J.J. (2005). Sex-selective effects of neonatal isolation on fear conditioning and foot shock sensitivity. Behavioural Brain Research. 157:235-244.

Bizon, J.L., Lee, H.J., & Gallagher, M. (2004). Neurogenesis in a rat model of age-related cognitive decline. Aging Cell. 3: 227-234.

Kim, J.J., Lee, H.J., Han, J.S., & Packard, M.G. (2001). Amygdala is critical for stress-induced modulation of hippocampal Long-Term Potentiation and learning. Journal of Neuroscience. 21: 5222-5228.

Lee, H.J., Choi, J-S., Brown, T.H., & Kim, J.J. (2001). Amygdala N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors are critical for the expression of multiple conditioned fear responses. Journal of Neuroscience. 21: 4116-4124.

Lee, H.J., Berger, S.Y., Stiedl, O., Spiess, J., & Kim, J.J. (2001). Post-training injections of catecholaminergic drugs do not modulate fear conditioning in rats and mice. Neuroscience Letters. 303: 123-126.

Lee, H. & Kim, J.J. (1998). Amygdala NMDA receptors are critical for new learning in previously fear-conditioned rats. Journal of Neuroscience. 18: 8444-8454.


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