Veronica Afonso - Publications

University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada 
Neurobiology of Reproductive and Maternal behaviors, Neurochemistry, Neuroanatomy

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2014 Georgescu M, Afonso VM, Graham MD, Pfaus JG. Glutamate release in the ventromedial hypothalamus of the female rat during copulation: modulation by estradiol. Hormones and Behavior. 65: 119-26. PMID 24333845 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2013.12.003  0.68
2013 Afonso VM, Shams WM, Jin D, Fleming AS. 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. PMID 23392661 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2081-12.2013  0.68
2013 Mileva-Seitz V, Afonso VM, Fleming AS. Dopamine: Another "Magic Bullet" for Caregiver Responsiveness? Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0009  0.68
2012 Pfaus JG, Kippin TE, Coria-Avila GA, Gelez H, Afonso VM, Ismail N, Parada M. 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. PMID 22402996 DOI: 10.1007/s10508-012-9935-5  0.68
2011 Afonso VM, King SJ, Novakov M, Burton CL, Fleming AS. Accumbal dopamine function in postpartum rats that were raised without their mothers. Hormones and Behavior. 60: 632-43. PMID 21964046 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2011.08.016  0.68
2009 Afonso VM, Lehmann H, Tse M, Woehrling A, Pfaus JG. Estrogen and the neural mediation of female-male mounting in the rat. Behavioral Neuroscience. 123: 369-81. PMID 19331460 DOI: 10.1037/a0014121  0.68
2009 Afonso VM, Mueller D, Stewart J, Pfaus JG. Amphetamine pretreatment facilitates appetitive sexual behaviors in the female rat. Psychopharmacology. 205: 35-43. PMID 19283363 DOI: 10.1007/s00213-009-1511-x  0.68
2009 Afonso VM, King S, Chatterjee D, Fleming AS. Hormones that increase maternal responsiveness affect accumbal dopaminergic responses to pup- and food-stimuli in the female rat. Hormones and Behavior. 56: 11-23. PMID 19248782 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2009.02.003  0.68
2008 Afonso VM, Grella SL, Chatterjee D, Fleming AS. Previous maternal experience affects accumbal dopaminergic responses to pup-stimuli. Brain Research. 1198: 115-23. PMID 18243163 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2007.12.042  0.68
2008 Fleming AS, Gonzalez A, Afonso VM, Lovic V. Plasticity in the Maternal Neural Circuit: Experience, Dopamine, and Mothering Neurobiology of the Parental Brain. 516-535. DOI: 10.1016/B978-012374285-8.00034-2  0.68
2007 Afonso VM, Sison M, Lovic V, Fleming AS. Medial prefrontal cortex lesions in the female rat affect sexual and maternal behavior and their sequential organization. Behavioral Neuroscience. 121: 515-26. PMID 17592942 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7044.121.3.515  0.68
2006 Teather LA, Afonso VM, Wurtman RJ. Inhibition of platelet-activating factor receptors in hippocampal plasma membranes attenuates the inflammatory nociceptive response in rats. Brain Research. 1097: 230-3. PMID 16774744 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2006.03.036  0.68
2006 Afonso VM, Bablekis V, Pfaus JG. Sensory mediation of female-male mounting in the rat: II. Role of tactile and conspecific cues. Physiology & Behavior. 87: 863-9. PMID 16488455 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2006.01.006  0.68
2006 Afonso VM, Woehrling A, Pfaus JG. Sensory mediation of female-male mounting in the rat: I. Role of olfactory cues. Physiology & Behavior. 87: 857-62. PMID 16481014 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2006.01.009  0.68
2006 Afonso VM, Pfaus JG. Hormonal and experiential control of female-male mounting in the female rat. Hormones and Behavior. 49: 30-7. PMID 15955535 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2005.04.013  0.68
2003 Afonso VM, Eikelboom R. Relationship between wheel running, feeding, drinking, and body weight in male rats. Physiology & Behavior. 80: 19-26. PMID 14568304 DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9384(03)00216-6  0.68
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