Niedringhaus M. West EAPrelimbic cortex neural encoding dynamically tracks expected outcome valuePhysiology and Behavior. 2022. Nov 1; 256: 113938.

West EA*, Niedringhaus M*, Ortega HK, Haake RM, Frohlich F, Carelli RM. Noninvasive brain stimulation rescues cocaine-induced prefrontal hypoactivity and restores flexible behavior. Biological Psychiatry. 2021. May 15; 89(10):1001-1011. Commentary by Vaughn Steel, A circuit-based approach to treating substance use disorders with noninvasive brain stimulation.

Haake RM, West EA, Wang X, Carelli RM. Drug-induced dysphoria is enhanced following prolonged cocaine abstinence and dynamically tracked by nucleus accumbens neurons.  Addict Biol. Jul;24(4):631-640, 2019. 

West EA, Moschak TM, Carelli RM.  Distinct functional microcircuits in the nucleus accumbens underlying goal-directed decision making.  In:  Understanding Goal-Directed Decision Making: Computations and Circuits (eds. Richard Morris, AaronBornstein, and Amitai Shenhav). Elseveir.  199-219, 2018.  

Hurley SW, West EA, Carelli RM. Opposing roles of rapid dopamine signaling across the rostral-caudal axis of the nucleus accumbens shell in drug-induced negative affect. Biological Psychiatry.82 (11): 839-846, 2017. 

Forcelli PA, DesJardin JT, West EA, Holmes A, Elorette C, Wellman LL,  Malkova L. Amygdala inactivation attenuates defense responses evoked from the superior colliculus in non-human primates.   Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 11 (12): 2009-2019, 2016..

West EA, Carelli RM. Nucleus accumbens core and shell differentially encode reward-associated cues after reward devaluation.  J. Neurosci.  36(4):1128-39, 2016.  Feature This Week in the Journal by Theresa Eden, Accumbens shell reflects reward devaluation.  

West EA, Saddoris MP, Kerfoot EC, Carelli RM. Prelimbic and Infralimbic cortical regions differentially encode cocaine-associated stimuli and cocaine-seeking before and following abstinence. Eur J Neurosci.39(11):1891-902, 2014. 

Carelli RM, West EA. When a good taste turns bad: Neural mechanisms underlying the emergence of negative affect and associated natural reward devaluation by cocaineNeuropharmacology. 76: 360–369, 2014. 

West EA, Forcelli PA, McCue DL, Malkova L. Differential effects of serotonin-specific and excitotoxic lesions of OFC on conditioned reinforcer devaluation and extinction in ratsBehav Brain Res. 246(1): 10-14, 2013. 

Holmes AL, Forcelli PA, DesJardin JT, Decker AL, Teferra M, West EA, Malkova L, Gale K. Superior colliculus mediates cervical dystonia evoked by inhibition of the substantia nigra pars reticulataJ Neurosci. 32(38): 13326-32, 2012.

West EA, Forcelli PA, Murnen AT, McCue DL, Gale K, Malkova L. Transient inactivation of basolateral amygdala during selective satiation disrupts reinforcer devaluation in rats. Behav Neurosci.126(4):563-74, 2012. 

Forcelli PA*, West EA*, Murnen AT, Malkova L. Ventral pallidum mediates amygdala-evoked deficits in prepulse inhibitionBehav Neurosci. 126(2): 290-300, 2012. 

West EA, DesJardin JT, Gale K, Malkova L. Transient inactivation of orbitofrontal cortex disrupts reinforcer devaluation in macaquesJ Neurosci.31(42):15128-35, 2011.   

West EA, Forcelli PA, Murnen A, Gale K, Malkova L. A visual, position-independent instrumental reinforcerdevaluation task for ratsJ Neurosci Methods. 194(2): 297-304, 2011.  

Rosen JB, Donley MP, Gray D, West EA, Morgan MA, Schulkin J. Chronic corticosterone administration does not potentiate unconditioned freezing  to the predator odor,  trimethylthiazoline. Behav Brain Res. 194(1): 32-38, 2008

Rosen JB, West EA, Donley MP. Not all rat strains are equal: Differential unconditioned fear responses to the synthetic fox odor trimethylthiazoline in three outbred rat strains. Behav Neurosci. 120(2): 290-7, 2006.