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Timothy Shahan Lab


PUBLICATIONS

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Lab Publications

Nevin, J.A., Mace, F.C., DeLeon, I.G., Shahan, T.A., Shamlian, K.D., et al. (2016). Effects of signaled and unsignaled alternative reinforcement on persistence and relapse in children and pigeons. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 106, 34-57.

Craig, A.R., & Shahan, T.A. (2016). Behavioral Momentum Theory fails to account for the effects of reinforcement rate on resurgence. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 105, 375-392.

Craid, A.R., Nall, R.W., Madden, G.J., Shahan, T.A. (2016) Higher rate alternative non-drug reinforcement produces faster suppression of cocaine seeking but more resurgence when removed. Behavioural Brain Research, 306, 48-51.

Craig, A.R. & Shahan, T.A. (2016). Experience with dynamic reinforcement rates decreases resistance to extinction. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 105, 291-306.

Sweeney, M.M., & Shahan, T.A. (2016). Resurgence of target responses does not exceed inactive responses in a forced-choice alternative reinforcement procedure in humans. Behavioural Processes, 124, 80-92.

Sweeney, M.M., & Shahan, T.A. (2015). Renewal, resurgence, and alternative reinforcement context. Behavioural Processes, 116, 43-49.

Craig, A.R., Cunningham, P.J., & Shahan, T.A. (2015) Behavioral momentum and the accumulation of mass: Effects of duration of exposure to stimulus-reinforcer relations on relative resistance to extinction. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 103, 437-449.

Quick, S.L, & Shahan, T.A. (2015). The impact of d-amphetamine and SCH23390 on behavioral momentum of food seeking and reinstatement in rats. Behavioural Pharmacology, 26, 249-259.

Shahan, T.A., Craig, A.R., & Sweeney, M.M. (2015). Resurgence of sucrose and cocaine seeking in free-feeding rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 279, 47-51.

Sweeney, M.M., Moore, K., Shahan, T.A., Ahearn, W.H., Dube, W.V., Nevin, J.A. (2014). Modeling the effects of sensory reinforcers on behavioral persistence with alternative reinforcement. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 102, 252-266.

Pyszczynski, A.D., & Shahan, T.A. (2014). Examination of the role of dopamine D2 and adrenergic a2 receptors in resurgence. Behavioural Brain Research, 271, 122-128.

Thrailkill, E.A., & Shahan, T.A. (2014). Temporal integration and instrumental conditioned reinforcement. Learning & Behavior, 42, 201-208.

Gallistel, C.R., Craig, A.R., & Shahan, T.A. (2014). Temporal contingency. Behavioural Processes, 101C, 89-96.

Podlesnik, C. A., Jimenez-Gomez, C. Thrailkill, E. C. & Shahan, T. A. (2011). Temporal context, preference, and resistance to change. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 96, 191-213.

Quick, S. L., Pyszczynski, A. D., Colston, K. A., & Shahan, T. A. (2011). Loss of alternative non-drug reinforcement induces relapse of cocaine seeking: Role of dopamine D1 receptors. Neuropsychopharmacology, 36, 1015-1020.

Pyszczynski, A. D., & Shahan, T. A. (2011). Behavioral momentum and relapse of ethanol seeking: Non-drug reinforcement in a context increases relative reinstatement. Behavioural Pharmacology, 22, 81-86.

Review / Theoretical Papers

Shahan,T.A.
, & Craig, A.R. (in press).  Resurgence as Choice. Behavioral Processes (SQAB Special Issue).

Shahan, T.A., & Cunningham, P. (2015). Conditioned reinforcement and information theory reconsidered. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 103, 405-418.

Shahan, T. A., & Sweeney, M. M. (2011). A model of resurgence based on behavioral momentum. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 95, 91-108.

Podlesnik, C. A., & Shahan, T. A. (2010). Extinction, relapse, and behavioral momentum. Behavioural Processes, 84, 400-411.

Shahan, T. A. (2010). Conditioned reinforcement and response strength. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 93, 269-289.

Shahan, T. A., & Podlesnik, C. A. (2008). Quantitative analyses of observing and attending. Behavioural Processes, 78, 145-157.

Nevin, J. A., Davison, M., Odum, A. L., & Shahan, T. A. (2007). A theory of attending, remembering, and reinforcement in delayed matching to sample. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 88, 285-317.

Nevin, J. A. Davison, M. & Shahan, T. A. (2005) A theory of attending and reinforcement in conditional discriminations. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 84, 281-303.