Faculty Publications

Joshua P. Johansen

Joshua P. Johansen, Ph.D.

Neural Circuitry of Memory / Team Leader

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    Ozawa T, Ycu EA, Kumar A, Yeh L-F, Ahmed T, Koivumaa J, and Johansen JP: "A feedback neural circuit for calibrating aversive memory strength.", Nature Neuroscience", Nature Neuroscience, 20(1), 90-97 (2017)

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    Schiff HC, Johansen JP, Hou M, Bush DE, Smith EK, Klein JE, LeDoux JE, and Sears RM: "β-Adrenergic Receptors Regulate the Acquisition and Consolidation Phases of Aversive Memory Formation through Distinct, Temporally-Regulated Signaling Pathways.", Neuropsychopharmacology (2016)

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    Harasawa I, Johansen JP, Fields HL, Porreca F, and Meng ID: "Alterations in the rostral ventromedial medulla after the selective ablation of mu-opioid receptor expressing neurons", Pain, 157(1), 167-73 (2016)

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    Uematsu A, Tan BZ, and Johansen JP: "Projection specificity in heterogeneous locus coeruleus cell populations: implications for learning and memory.", Learn Mem, 22(9), 444-51 (2016)

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    Madarasz TJ, Diaz-Mataix L, Akhand O, Ycu EA, LeDoux JE, and Johansen JP: "Evaluation of ambiguous associations in the amygdala by learning the structure of the environment.", Nat Neurosci (2016)

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    Herry C, and Johansen JP: "Encoding of fear learning and memory in distributed neuronal circuits.", Nat Neurosci, 17(12), 1644-1654 (2014)

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    Johansen JP, Diaz-Mataix L, Hamanaka H, Ozawa T, Ycu E, Koivumaa J, Kumar A, Hou M, Deisseroth K, Boyden ES, and LeDoux JE: "Hebbian and neuromodulatory mechanisms interact to trigger associative memory formation.", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2014)

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    Ozawa T, and Johansen JP: "Neural Circuits: Interacting Interneurons Regulate Fear Learning.", Curr Biol, 24(15), R690-R693 (2014)

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    Johansen JP: "Neuroscience: Anxiety is the sum of its parts.", Nature (2013)

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    Johansen JP, Wolff SB, Lüthi A, and Ledoux JE: "Controlling the Elements: An Optogenetic Approach to Understanding the Neural Circuits of Fear.", Biol Psychiatry, In press (2011)

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    Johansen JP, Cain CK, Ostroff LE, and Ledoux JE: "Molecular mechanisms of fear learning and memory.", Cell, 147(3), 509-24 (2011)

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    McNally GP, Johansen JP, and Blair HT: "Placing prediction into the fear circuit.", Trends Neurosci, 34(6), 283-92 (2011)

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    Johansen JP, Tarpley JW, LeDoux JE, and Blair HT: "Neural substrates for expectation-modulated fear learning in the amygdala and periaqueductal gray.", Nat Neurosci, 13(8), 979-86 (2010)

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    Johansen JP, Hamanaka H, Monfils MH, Behnia R, Deisseroth K, Blair HT, and LeDoux JE: "Optical activation of lateral amygdala pyramidal cells instructs associative fear learning.", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 107(28), 12692-7 (2010)

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    Schiller D, and Johansen JP: "Prelimbic prefrontal neurons drive fear expression: a clue for extinction--reconsolidation interactions.", J Neurosci., 29(43), 13432-4 (2009)

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    Meng ID, Johansen JP, Harasawa I, and Fields HL: "Kappa opioids inhibit physiologically identified medullary pain modulating neurons and reduce morphine antinociception.", J Neurophysiol., 93(3), 1138-44 (2005)

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    Johansen JP, and Fields HL: "Glutamatergic activation of anterior cingulate cortex produces an aversive teaching signal.", Nat Neurosci, 7(4), 398-403 (2004)

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    Meng ID, and Johansen JP: "Antinociception and modulation of rostral ventromedial medulla neuronal activity by local microinfusion of a cannabinoid receptor agonist.", Neuroscience., 124(3), 685-93 (2004)

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    Johansen JP, Fields HL, and Manning BH: "The affective component of pain in rodents: direct evidence for a contribution of the anterior cingulate cortex.", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A., 98(14), 8077-82 (2001)

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    Frerking M, Schmitz D, Zhou Q, Johansen JP, and Nicoll RA.: "Kainate receptors depress excitatory synaptic transmission at CA3-->CA1 synapses in the hippocampus via a direct presynaptic action.", J Neurosci., 21(9), 2958-66 (2001)