Jill McGaughy

PROFESSOR
Professor
Phone: (603) 862-2610
Office: Psychology, McConnell Hall Rm 404F, Durham, NH 03824
Jill McGaughy

Education

  • Ph.D., Psychology, Ohio State University
  • M.A., Psychology, Ohio State University
  • B.A., Psychology, Bradley University

Research Interests

  • Translational neuroscience of cognitive control, prefrontal cortex and prenatal insults

Courses Taught

  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Psychology
  • NSB 400: Topics Neuroscience & Behavior
  • PSYC 440A: Honors/Human Brain
  • PSYC 531: Psychobiology
  • PSYC 733: Drugs and Behavior
  • PSYC 736: Attention Disorders
  • PSYC 991: Pract&Sem/Teaching Psychology

Selected Publications

Rushmore, R. J., McGaughy, J. A., Mokler, D. J., & Rosene, D. L. (2020). The enduring effect of prenatal protein malnutrition on brain anatomy, physiology and behavior. NUTRITIONAL NEUROSCIENCE. doi:10.1080/1028415X.2020.1859730

Mokler, D. J., McGaughy, J. A., Bass, D., Morgane, P. J., Rosene, D. L., Amaral, A. C., . . . Galler, J. R. (2019). Prenatal Protein Malnutrition Leads to Hemispheric Differences in the Extracellular Concentrations of Norepinephrine, Dopamine and Serotonin in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex of Adult Rats. FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE, 13. doi:10.3389/fnins.2019.00136

Newman, L. A., Baraiolo, J., Mokler, D. J., Rabinowitz, A. G., Galler, J. R., & McGaughy, J. A. (2019). Prenatal Protein Malnutrition Produces Resistance to Distraction Similar to Noradrenergic Deafferentation of the Prelimbic Cortex in a Sustained Attention Task. FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE, 13. doi:10.3389/fnins.2019.00123

Mokler, D. J., Miller, C. E., & McGaughy, J. A. (2017). Evidence for a role of corticopetal, noradrenergic systems in the development of executive function.. Neurobiol Learn Mem, 143, 94-100. doi:10.1016/j.nlm.2017.02.011

Robinson-Drummer, P., Maczko, S., Hutchins, D., McGaughy, J. A., & Stanton, M. E. (2017). NEONATAL ALCOHOL EXPOSURE IMPAIRS SUSTAINED ATTENTION BUT NOT ATTENTIONAL SET SHIFTING IN THE RAT. In ALCOHOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH Vol. 41 (pp. 47A). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Hasselmo, M. E., & McGaughy, J. (2004). High acetylcholine levels set circuit dynamics for attention and encoding and low acetylcholine levels set dynamics for consolidation. ACETYLCHOLINE IN THE CEREBRAL CORTEX, 145, 207-231. doi:10.1016/S0079-6123(03)45015-2

McGaughy, J., Dalley, J. W., Morrison, C. H., Everitt, B. J., & Robbins, T. W. (2002). Selective behavioral and neurochemical effects of cholinergic lesions produced by intrabasalis infusions of 192 IgG-saporin on attentional performance in a five-choice serial reaction time task. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 22(5), 1905-1913. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.22-05-01905.2002

Dalley, J. W., McGaughy, J., O'Connell, M. T., Cardinal, R. N., Levita, L., & Robbins, T. W. (2001). Distinct changes in cortical acetylcholine and noradrenaline efflux during contingent and noncontingent performance of a visual attentional task. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 21(13), 4908-4914. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.21-13-04908.2001

McGaughy, J., Kaiser, T., & Sarter, M. (1996). Behavioral vigilance following infusions of 192 IgG-saporin into the basal forebrain: Selectivity of the behavioral impairment and relation to cortical AChE-positive fiber density. BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE, 110(2), 247-265. doi:10.1037/0735-7044.110.2.247

MCGAUGHY, J., & SARTER, M. (1995). BEHAVIORAL VIGILANCE IN RATS - TASK VALIDATION AND EFFECTS OF AGE, AMPHETAMINE, AND BENZODIAZEPINE RECEPTOR LIGANDS. PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 117(3), 340-357. doi:10.1007/BF02246109

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