Veronica Afonso

University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada 
Neurobiology of Reproductive and Maternal behaviors, Neurochemistry, Neuroanatomy
"Veronica Afonso"
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James G Pfaus grad student 2000-2007 Nipissing University
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Georgescu M, Afonso VM, Graham MD, et al. (2014) Glutamate release in the ventromedial hypothalamus of the female rat during copulation: modulation by estradiol. Hormones and Behavior. 65: 119-26
Afonso VM, Shams WM, Jin D, et al. (2013) Distal pup cues evoke dopamine responses in hormonally primed rats in the absence of pup experience or ongoing maternal behavior. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 33: 2305-12
Pfaus JG, Kippin TE, Coria-Avila GA, et al. (2012) Who, what, where, when (and maybe even why)? How the experience of sexual reward connects sexual desire, preference, and performance. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 41: 31-62
Afonso VM, Lehmann H, Tse M, et al. (2009) Estrogen and the neural mediation of female-male mounting in the rat. Behavioral Neuroscience. 123: 369-81
Afonso VM, Mueller D, Stewart J, et al. (2009) Amphetamine pretreatment facilitates appetitive sexual behaviors in the female rat. Psychopharmacology. 205: 35-43
Afonso VM, King S, Chatterjee D, et al. (2009) Hormones that increase maternal responsiveness affect accumbal dopaminergic responses to pup- and food-stimuli in the female rat. Hormones and Behavior. 56: 11-23
Afonso VM, Grella SL, Chatterjee D, et al. (2008) Previous maternal experience affects accumbal dopaminergic responses to pup-stimuli. Brain Research. 1198: 115-23
Afonso VM, Sison M, Lovic V, et al. (2007) Medial prefrontal cortex lesions in the female rat affect sexual and maternal behavior and their sequential organization. Behavioral Neuroscience. 121: 515-26
Afonso VM, Bablekis V, Pfaus JG. (2006) Sensory mediation of female-male mounting in the rat: II. Role of tactile and conspecific cues. Physiology & Behavior. 87: 863-9
Afonso VM, Woehrling A, Pfaus JG. (2006) Sensory mediation of female-male mounting in the rat: I. Role of olfactory cues. Physiology & Behavior. 87: 857-62
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