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Academic Article

Year Title
2019 Central thalamic inactivation impairs the expression of action- and outcome-related responses of medial prefrontal cortex neurons in the rat.European Journal of Neuroscience.  50:1779-1798. 2019
2017 Mediodorsal Thalamic Neurons Mirror the Activity of Medial Prefrontal Neurons Responding to Movement and Reinforcement during a Dynamic DNMTP Task.eNeuro.  4:ENEURO.0196-17.2017. 2017
2016 A pathway for spatial memory encoding.Learning and Behavior Animal Learning and Behavior Psychonomic science.  44:97-98. 2016
2016 Clark's nutcrackers (Nucifraga columbiana) are sensitive to distance, but not lighting when caching in the presence of a conspecific.Behavioural Processes European Journal of Pharmacology European Journal of Pharmacology - Molecular Pharmacology Section.  123:125-133. 2016
2016 Prefrontal Neurons Encode Actions and Outcomes in Conjunction with Spatial Location in Rats Performing a Dynamic Delayed Non-Match to Position Task.PLoS ONE.  11:e0149019. 2016
2015 Spatial context learning in pigeons (Columba livia).Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes.  41:336-342. 2015
2015 The neurobiology of thalamic amnesia: Contributions of medial thalamus and prefrontal cortex to delayed conditional discriminationNeuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.  54:161-174. 2015
2015 The neurobiology of thalamic amnesia: Contributions of medial thalamus and prefrontal cortex to delayed conditional discriminationNeuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.  54:161-174. 2015
2015 The neurobiology of thalamic amnesia: Contributions of medial thalamus and prefrontal cortex to delayed conditional discriminationNeuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.  54:161-174. 2015
2015 The neurobiology of thalamic amnesia: Contributions of medial thalamus and prefrontal cortex to delayed conditional discriminationNeuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.  54:161-174. 2015
2015 The neurobiology of thalamic amnesia: Contributions of medial thalamus and prefrontal cortex to delayed conditional discrimination.Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.  54:161-174. 2015
2015 The neurobiology of thalamic amnesia: Contributions of medial thalamus and prefrontal cortex to delayed conditional discrimination.Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.  54:161-174. 2015
2015 An investigation of quantity discrimination in Clark's nutcrackers (Nucifraga columbiana).Journal of Comparative Psychology Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology.  129:17-25. 2015
2013 Tests of inferential reasoning by exclusion in Clark's nutcrackers (Nucifraga columbiana).Animal Cognition.  16:583-597. 2013
2011 Clark's nutcrackers (Nucifraga columbiana) use gestures to identify the location of hidden food.Animal Cognition.  14:117-125. 2011
2009 The use of geometric properties of 2D arrays across developmentLearning and Motivation.  40:95-108. 2009
2007 Pigeons and people select efficient routes when solving a one-way "traveling salesperson" task.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes.  33:244-261. 2007
2007 Rats (Rattus norvegicus) encode the shape of an array of discrete objects.Journal of Comparative Psychology Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology.  121:130-144. 2007
2007 Nonaccidental properties underlie shape recognition in Mammalian and nonmammalian vision.Current Biology.  17:336-340. 2007
2007 Use of landmark features and geometry by children and adults during a two-dimensional search taskLearning and Motivation.  38:89-102. 2007
2006 Not all same-different discriminations are created equal: Evidence contrary to a unidimensional account of same-different learningLearning and Motivation.  37:189-208. 2006
2005 Looking for inhibition of return in pigeons.Learning and Behavior Animal Learning and Behavior Psychonomic science.  33:296-308. 2005
2005 Applying bubbles to localize features that control pigeons' visual discrimination behavior.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes.  31:376-382. 2005
2005 Place versus response learning revisited: tests of blocking on the radial maze.Behavioral Neuroscience.  119:567-586. 2005
2005 The fine-grained spatial abilities of three seed-caching corvids.Learning and Behavior Animal Learning and Behavior Psychonomic science.  33:59-66. 2005
2004 Recent advances in operant conditioning technology: a versatile and affordable computerized touchscreen system.Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers Behavior Research Methods Behavior Research Methods.  36:355-362. 2004
2004 Time-course of control by specific stimulus features and relational cues during same-different discrimination training.Learning and Behavior Animal Learning and Behavior Psychonomic science.  32:183-189. 2004
2003 Competition among spatial cues in a naturalistic food-carrying task.Learning and Behavior Animal Learning and Behavior Psychonomic science.  31:143-159. 2003
2003 Pigeons learn stimulus identity and stimulus relations when both serve as redundant, relevant cues during same-different discrimination trainingJournal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes.  29:84-91. 2003
2003 Pigeons learn stimulus identity and stimulus relations when both serve as redundant, relevant cues during same-different discrimination training.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes.  29:84-91. 2003
2001 Cognitive maps not used by humans (Homo sapiens) during a dynamic navigational taskJournal of Comparative Psychology Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology.  115:397-402. 2001
2001 Cognitive maps not used by humans (Homo sapiens) during a dynamic navigational task.Journal of Comparative Psychology Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology.  115:397-402. 2001
2001 Tests for cognitive mapping in Clark's nutcrackers (Nucifraga columbiana)Journal of Comparative Psychology Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology.  115:403-417. 2001
2001 Tests for cognitive mapping in Clark's nutcrackers (Nucifraga columbiana).Journal of Comparative Psychology Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology.  115:403-417. 2001
2001 Finding a goal on dry land and in the water: differential effects of disorientation on spatial learning.Behavioural Brain Research.  123:103-111. 2001
2001 Search for a hidden goal by Clark's nutcrackers (Nucifraga columbiana) is more accurate inside than outside a landmark arrayLearning and Behavior Animal Learning and Behavior Psychonomic science.  29:234-249. 2001
1998 Time course of VMN lesion effects on lordosis and ultrasound production in hamsters.Behavioral Neuroscience.  112:1236-1246. 1998
1992 AVOIDANCE AND HYPOALGESIA INDUCED BY NOVEL ODORS IN MICEPsychological Record.  42:555-563. 1992
1991 Effects of yohimbine on isolation-induced aggression, social attraction, and conspecific odor preference in mice.Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior.  40:781-785. 1991
1991 Effects of eltoprazine hydrochloride on exploratory behavior and social attraction in mice.Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior.  38:759-762. 1991
1990 EFFECTS OF YOHIMBINE ON NOVEL OPEN-FIELD EXPLORATION OF MICEBulletin of the Psychonomic Society.  28:424-425. 1990
1989 EFFECTS OF FLUPRAZINE HYDROCHLORIDE ON 3 AVERSIVELY MOTIVATED TASKSPsychological Record.  39:573-581. 1989
1989 EFFECTS OF FLUPRAZINE HYDROCHLORIDE ON REACTIVITY TO A NONCONSPECIFIC INTRUDERPsychological Record.  39:203-209. 1989

Conference Proceeding

Year Title
The influence of mediodorsal thalamus on the development of prefrontal neuronal responses in rats learning the DNMTP task.Neuroscience Meeting Planner.

Teaching Activities

  • Advanced Research Taught course 2016
  • Rsrch Exp/Psychology Taught course 2016
  • Rsrch Exp/Psychology Taught course 2016
  • Adv Rsrch Exp/Psychology Taught course 2015
  • Advanced Research Taught course 2015
  • Animal Cognition Taught course 2015
  • Rsrch Exp/Psychology Taught course 2015
  • Topics Neuroscience & Behavior Taught course 2015
  • Animal Cognition Taught course 2015
  • Research Methods in Psychology Taught course 2015
  • Rsrch Exp/Psychology Taught course 2015
  • Rsrch Exp/Psychology Taught course 2015
  • Animal Cognition Taught course 2014
  • Animal Cognition Taught course 2014
  • Rsrch Exp/BiomedSci:Med&VetSci Taught course 2014
  • Rsrch Exp/Psychology Taught course 2014
  • Animal Cognition Taught course 2014
  • Research Methods in Psychology Taught course 2014
  • Rsrch Exp/Psychology Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A., University of Minnesota
  • M.S. Animal Behavior and Ethology, Bucknell University
  • Ph.D. Psychology, University of Nebraska
  • Full Name

  • Brett Gibson