Paper Presentations

2022

Contextual control of conditioned pain tolerance and endogenous analgesic systems. Sydney Trask. Presented at the annual meeting for the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society in June, 2022 (Glasgow, Scotland).

Contextual control of conditioned pain tolerance and endogenous analgesic systems: Evidence for sex-based differences in opioid engagement. Sydney Trask.  Invited Presentation at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in April, 2022 (Chicago, IL).

Contributions of the retrosplenial cortex to learning and memory. Sydney Trask. Invited Presentation at the University of Texas at Austin Neuroscience Seminar Series in April, 2022 (Austin, TX).

Contributions of the retrosplenial cortex to learning and memory throughout the lifespan. Invited Presentation at the Plexon Seminar for Neurotrauma and Disease in April, 2022 (West Lafayette, IN).

Contextual control of conditioned pain tolerance and endogenous analgesic systems. Sydney Trask. Invited Presentation at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in March, 2022 (New York, NY).

2021

Contextual control of conditioned pain tolerance and endogenous analgesic systems. Sydney Trask and Katelyn E. Sadler. Presented at the Medical College of Wisconsin Neuroscience Research Center Seminar Series in July, 2021 (Milwaukee, WI).

Distinct roles of the anterior and posterior retrosplenial cortices in encoding, but not retrieval, of aversive memory. Sydney Trask and Fred J. Helmstetter. Presented at the annual meeting for the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society in June, 2021 (Puerto Vallarta, Mexico). 

Distinct roles of anterior and posterior retrosplenial in learned fear. Sydney Trask and Fred J. Helmstetter. Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in April, 2021 (Chicago, IL).

Different roles for anterior and posterior retrosplenial cortices in memory for context. Sydney Trask and Fred J. Helmstetter. Invited Presentation at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in March, 2021 (Boston, MA).

2020

Age-related memory impairment is associated with increased zif268 protein accumulation and decreased Rpt6 phosphorylation. Sydney Trask, Brooke N. Dulka, and Fred J. Helmstetter. Presented at the Brain Science Institute Neuroscience Research Day at The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in July, 2020 (North Chicago, IL).

Age-related changes in immediate early gene (zif268) expression in the trace fear circuit. Sydney Trask and Fred J. Helmstetter. Invited Presentation for the American Aging Association Virtual Meeting in June, 2020.

Distinct roles of the anterior and posterior retrosplenial cortices in encoding, but not retrieval, of aversive memory. Sydney Trask and Fred J. Helmstetter. Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting for the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society in June, 2020 (Glasgow, Scotland). Cancelled due to COVID19.

The dissociable roles of the anterior and posterior retrosplenial cortices in encoding and retrieval of fear memory. Sydney Trask. Invited Presentation for the Innovation Sciences Seminar at The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in May, 2020 (North Chicago, IL).

Distinct roles of the anterior and posterior retrosplenial cortices in encoding, but not retrieval, of aversive memory. Sydney Trask and Fred J. Helmstetter. Invited Presentation. To be presented at the Neuroscience Seminar Series at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in April, 2020 (Milwaukee, WI). Cancelled due to COVID19.

Distinct roles of the anterior and posterior retrosplenial cortices in encoding, but not retrieval, of aversive memory. Sydney Trask and Fred J. Helmstetter. Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting for the Eastern Psychological Association in March, 2020 (Boston, MA). Cancelled due to COVID19.

Sex differences in protein degradation processes within the basolateral amygdala and medial prefrontal cortex. Brooke N. Dulka, Sydney Trask, and Fred J. Helmstetter. Presented at the annual Neuroscience Symposium in March, 2020 (Milwaukee, WI).

2019

The role of the retrosplenial subregions in trace fear recall. Sydney Trask and Fred J. Helmstetter. Presented at the annual Neuroscience Symposium in March, 2019 (Milwaukee, WI).

Role of response error versus expectation error in instrumental extinction. Mark E. Bouton, Eric A. Thrailkill, Sydney Trask, and Felipe Alfaro. Presented at the Eastern Psychological Association annual conference in March, 2019 (New York, NY).

2018

Can discriminated operants become habits? Mark E. Bouton, José Alcala, Pedro Vidal, Sydney Trask, and Eric A. Thrailkill. Presented at the Gregynog Associative Learning Symposium in April, 2018 (Powys, Wales).

Factors that encourage generalization from extinction to test reduce resurgence of an extinguished operant response. Sydney Trask, Christopher L. Keim, & Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the Eastern Psychological Association annual conference in March, 2018.

2017

Association formation in operant behavior and prefrontal control of its expression. Sydney Trask. Invited presentation. Presented for the University of Maryland - Baltimore Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology in September, 2017 (Baltimore, MD).

Retrieval cues associated with alternative reinforcement can attenuate resurgence of an extinguished instrumental response. Sydney Trask and Mark E. Bouton. Invited Presentation. Presented at the annual conference for the Association of Behavioral Analysis International in May, 2017 (Denver, CO).

Cues associated with alternative reinforcement can attenuate reinforcement resurgence of an extinguished instrumental response. Sydney Trask and Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior in May, 2017 (Denver, CO).

Association formation in operant behavior and prefrontal control of its expression. Sydney Trask. Invited presentation. Presented for the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Department of Psychology in April, 2017 (Milwaukee, WI).

Retrieval cues associated with alternative reinforcement can attenuate resurgence of an extinguished operant response. Sydney Trask and Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the Eastern Psychological Association annual conference in March, 2017 (Boston, MA).

2016

Learning to inhibit the response during operant extinction. Mark E. Bouton, Sydney Trask, and Rodrigo Carranza-Jasso. Presented at the Gregynog Associative Learning Symposium in April, 2016 (Powys, Wales).

Transfer of operant responding to new contexts after training in multiple contexts. Sydney Trask and Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the Eastern Psychological Association annual conference in March, 2016 (New York, NY).

Learning to suppress behavior during operant extinction: Implications for cue-exposure therapy. Sydney Trask, Rodrigo Carranza-Jasso, and Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the annual conference for Neuroscience, Behavior, and Health in January, 2016 (Burlington, VT).

2015

Reinforcers associated with extinction can attenuate free-operant renewal. Sydney Trask and Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the Eastern Psychological Association annual conference in March, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA).

Response inhibition during extinction in discriminated operant conditioning. Rodrigo Carranza-Jasso, Sydney Trask, and Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the Eastern Psychological Association annual conference in March, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA).

Reducing relapse by presenting a reinforcer associated with behavioral inhibition. Sydney Trask and Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the annual conference for Neuroscience, Behavior, and Health in January, 2015 (Burlington, VT).

2014

Contextual control of instrumental actions and habits. Mark E. Bouton, Sydney Trask, and Eric A. Thrailkill. Presented at the Gregynog Associative Learning Symposium in April, 2014 (Powys, Wales).

Contextual control of operant behavior: Evidence for hierarchical associations in instrumental learning. Sydney Trask and Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the Eastern Psychological Association annual conference in March, 2014 (Boston, MA).

2013

Mechanisms of contextual control of instrumental learning. Sydney Trask and Mark E. Bouton. Presented at the Vermont Summer Summit in June, 2013 (Burlington, VT).

2012

Bidirectional effects of increasing histone acetylation on extinction learning. Sydney Trask, Patrick K. Cullen, David C. Riccio, and Aaron M. Jasnow. Presented at the TriState Plus Meeting in April, 2012 (Kent, OH).