Maren, Stephen individual record
University Distinguished Professor
overview

My research focuses on the neural mechanisms underlying emotional learning and memory in animals and the relevance of these mechanisms to clinical disorders of fear and anxiety, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

selected publications
Academic Articles155
  • Oleksiak, C. R., Ramanathan, K. R., Miles, O. W., Perry, S. J., Maren, S., & Moscarello, J. M (2021). Ventral hippocampus mediates the context-dependence of two-way signaled avoidance in male rats.. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 183, 107458-107458.
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  • Ressler, R. L., Goode, T. D., Kim, S., Ramanathan, K. R., & Maren, S (2021). Covert capture and attenuation of a hippocampus-dependent fear memory.. Nat Neurosci. 24(5), 677-684.
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  • Bouton, M. E., Maren, S., & McNally, G. P (2021). BEHAVIORAL AND NEUROBIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS OF PAVLOVIAN AND INSTRUMENTAL EXTINCTION LEARNING.. Physiol Rev. 101(2), 611-681.
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  • Totty, M. S., Warren, N., Huddleston, I., Ramanathan, K. R., Ressler, R. L., Oleksiak, C. R., & Maren, S (2021). Behavioral and brain mechanisms mediating conditioned flight behavior in rats.. Sci Rep. 11(1), 8215.
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  • Oleksiak, C. R., Ramanathan, K. R., Miles, O. W., Perry, S. J., Maren, S., & Moscarello, J. M (2021). Ventral hippocampus mediates the context-dependence of two-way signaled avoidance in male rats. 2021.02.04.429792.
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Chapters3
  • Maren, S (2017). Emotional Learning: Animals ☆. Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference. 391-410. Elsevier.
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  • Maren, S. (2009). Amygdala: Contributions to Fear. Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. 335-340. Elsevier.
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  • Maren, S. (2000). Multiple Roles for Synoptic Plasticity in Pavlovian Fear Conditioning. Hölscher, C. (Eds.), Neuronal Mechanisms of Memory Formation. 77-99. Cambridge University Press.
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Conference Papers8
  • Wilson, K., MacDonald, S. E., Bauer, E., Zhang, Y., Maren, S., & MacNamara, A (2021). BACKWARDS CONDITIONING AND INTOLERANCE OF UNCERTAINTY: AN ERP AND SCR INVESTIGATION. PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY. 58, S41-S41.
  • Hammoud, M., Gorka, S., Rabinak, C., Liberzon, I., Maren, S., Phan, K. L., & Milad, M (2018). S4. Influence of Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on Fear Extinction Learning and Spontaneous Recovery. Biological Psychiatry. 83(9), S348-S348.
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  • Gorka, S., Rabinak, C., Milad, M., Liberzon, I., Maren, S., & Phan, K. L (2015). Effects Delta 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on Brain and Behavior During Fear Extinction Learning in Humans: A Combined Psychophysiological-fMRI Study. NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY. 40, S447-S447.
  • George, S. A., Knox, D., Khan, S., Maren, S., & Liberzon, I (2010). The Effect of Single Prolonged Stress, a Rodent Model of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, on Fear Conditioning, Extinction and Extinction Recall. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY. 67(9), 30S-30S.
  • Bouton, M. E., Westbrook, R. F., Corcoran, K. A., & Maren, S (2006). Contextual and temporal modulation of extinction: behavioral and biological mechanisms.. Biol Psychiatry. 60(4), 352-360.
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Repository Documents / Preprints1
  • Liu, J., Totty, M. S., Melissari, L., Bayer, H., & Maren, S (2021). Convergent coding of recent and remote fear memory in the basolateral amygdala.
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Email
maren@tamu.edu
First Name
Stephen
Last Name
Maren
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Psychology; 4235 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4235
USA