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Attention, learning and behavior: Animal studies

  1. Tramadol is a widely used synthetic opioid. Substantial research has previously focused on the neurological effects of this drug, while the efficacy of various treatments to reduce the associated side effects ...

    Authors: Samaneh Nakhaee, Khadijeh Farrokhfall, Ebrahim Miri-Moghaddam, Mohsen Foadoddini, Masoumeh Askari, Alireza Amirabadizadeh, Jeffrey Brent, Bruno Megarbane and Omid Mehrpour
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2021 17:5
  2. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of astaxanthin (AST) on cognition function, inflammatory response and oxidative stress in vascular dementia (VD) mice.

    Authors: Ningwei Zhu, Xiao Liang, Ming Zhang, Xiaolan Yin, Hui Yang, Yajun Zhi, Guizhen Ying, Jialing Zou, Lei Chen, Xiaokun Yao and Hongwei Li
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2020 16:10
  3. Previous studies have shown that seizures can cause cognitive disorders. On the other hand, the Curcuma zedoaria (CZ) has beneficial effects on the nervous system. However, there is little information on the poss...

    Authors: Touran Mahmoudi, Zahra Lorigooini, Mahmoud Rafieian-kopaei, Mehran Arabi, Zahra Rabiei, Elham Bijad and Sedigheh Kazemi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2020 16:7
  4. Chemokine C–C motif ligand 2 (CCL2) is one of the most widely recognised proinflammatory chemokines in cognitive disorders. Currently, CCL2-targeting drugs are extremely limited. Thus, this study aimed to expl...

    Authors: Jiang-yi Long, Jian-min Chen, Yuan-jun Liao, Yi-jun Zhou, Bing-yu Liang and Yan Zhou
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2020 16:4
  5. Traumatic injury (TI) during pregnancy increases the risk for developing neurological disorders in the infants. These disorders are a major concern for the well-being of children born after TI during pregnancy...

    Authors: Ved Chauhan and Abha Chauhan
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2019 15:11
  6. Age-dependent alterations of hormonal states have been considered to be involved in age related decline of cognitive abilities. Most of the studies in animal models are based on hormonal substitution in adrena...

    Authors: Jovana Maliković, Daniel Daba Feyissa, Predrag Kalaba, Babak Saber Marouf, Harald Höger, Michaela F. Hartmann, Stefan A. Wudy, Gerhard Schuler, Gert Lubec, Jana Aradska and Volker Korz
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2019 15:10
  7. Our previous research showed that 4 h of maternal anesthesia with isoflurane during early gestation in pregnant rats leads to a deficit in spatial memory of adult male offspring. Because spatial memory is pred...

    Authors: Arvind Palanisamy, Gregory Crosby and Deborah J. Culley
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2017 13:14
  8. Green tea extract (GTE) has various health promoting effects on animals and humans. However, the effects of perinatal exposure to GTE on the behavioral aspects of offspring have not been elucidated thus far. G...

    Authors: Jamaan Ajarem, Gawaher Al Rashedi, Mohamed Mohany and Ahmed Allam
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2017 13:10
  9. Developmental stress has been hypothesised to interact with genetic predisposition to increase the risk of developing substance use disorders. Here we have investigated the effects of maternal separation-induc...

    Authors: Jacqueline S. Womersley, Bafokeng Mpeta, Jacqueline J. Dimatelis, Lauriston A. Kellaway, Dan J. Stein and Vivienne A. Russell
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:18
  10. Histone acetylation is regulated in response to stress and plays an important role in learning and memory. Chronic stress is known to deteriorate cognition, whereas acute stress facilitates memory formation. H...

    Authors: Akemi Uwaya, Hyunjin Lee, Jonghyuk Park, Hosung Lee, Junko Muto, Sanae Nakajima, Shigeo Ohta and Toshio Mikami
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:8
  11. In the present study, the role of gonadectomy on memory impairment and the density of androgen receptor-immunoreactive neurons in rats’ hippocampus as well as the ability of testosterone to compensate of memo...

    Authors: Sajjad Moghadami, Mehrdad Jahanshahi, Hamid Sepehri and Hossein Amini
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:5