Select recent publications
Vandaele Y, Pribut JH, Janak PH. Lever insertion as a salient stimulus promoting insensitivity to outcome devaluation. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 2017
Millan EZ, Kim HA, Janak PH. Optogenetic activation of amygdala projections to the nucleus accumbens can arrest conditioned and unconditioned alcohol consummatory behavior. Neuroscience. 2017.
Fraser KM & Janak PH. Long-lasting contribution of dopamine in the nucleus accumbens core, but not dorsal lateral striatum, to sign-tracking. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2017.
Richard JM, Ambroggi F, Janak PH, Fields HL. Ventral Pallidum Neurons Encode Incentive Value and Promote Cue-Elicited Instrumental Actions. Neuron. 2016.
Keiflin R & Janak PH. Dopamine Prediction Errors in Reward Learning and Addiction: From Theory to Neural Circuitry. Neuron. 2015.
Millan EZ, Reese RM, Grossman CD, Chaudhri N, Janak PH. Nucleus Accumbens and Posterior Amygdala Mediate Cue-Triggered Alcohol Seeking and Suppress Behavior During the Omission of Alcohol-Predictive Cues. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2015.
Janak PH & Tye KM. From Circuits to Behavior in the Amygdala. Nature. 2015.
Steinberg EE, Boivin JR, Saunders BT, Witten IB, Deisseroth K, Janak PH. Positive Reinforcement Mediated by Midbrain Dopamine Neurons Requires D1 and D2 Receptor Activation in the Nucleus Accumbens. PLoS One. 2014.
Keiflin R, Reese RM, Woods CA, Janak PH. The Orbitofrontal Cortex as Part of a Hierarchical Neural System Mediating Choice Between Two Good Options. Journal of Neuroscience. 2013.
Chaudhri N, Woods CA, Sahuque LL, Gill TM, Janak PH. Unilateral Inactivation of the Basolateral Amygdala Attenuates Context-Induced Renewal of Pavlovian-Conditioned Alcohol-Seeking. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2013.
Steinberg EE, Keiflin R, Boivin JR, Witten IB, Deisseroth K, Janak PH. A Causal Link Between Prediction Errors, Dopamine Neurons and Learning. Nature Neuroscience. 2013.