Brain mechanisms of memory

Basic brain circuit of taste learning: prefrontal cortex, insular cortex, perirhinal cortex, accumbens nucleus, hippocampus, amygdala and thalamus.
Aging, and cognitive function restoration.
Ontogeny of learning: effect of diet and early experience on adult learning abilities.

Publications

  • Grau-Perales, AB, Gómez-Chacón, B. and Gallo, M. (2019) Differential activity pattern of c-Fos in the nucleus accumbens between adult and aged rats during flavor recognition memory. Behav. Brain Res., in press.

  • Grau-Perales AB, Levy ERJ, Fenton AA, Gallo M (2019) Dorsal hippocampal damage disrupts the auditory context-dependent attenuation of taste neophobia in mice. Neurobiol Learn Mem 157:121–127. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2018.12.009

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., Wilhelm, P., Vögele, C., & Munsch, S. (2019). Food avoidance versus food aversion in restrictive eating disorders. Zeitschrift fur Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 67(1), 30-38. https://doi.org/ 10.1024/1661-4747/a000369

  • Luisier, A. C., Petitpierre, G., Clerc Bérod, A., Garcia-Burgos, D., & Bensafi, M. (2018). Effects of familiarization on odor hedonic responses and food choices in children with autism spectrum disorders. Autism, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361318815252

  • Stülb, K., Messerli-Bürgy, N., Kakebeeke, T. H., Arhab, A., Zysset, A. E., Leeger-Aschmann, C. S., García-Burgos, D.,... & Kriemler, S. (2018). Age-Adapted Stress Task in Preschoolers Does not Lead to Uniform Stress Responses. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-018-0475-x

  • Grau-Perales A, Gómez-Chacón B, Morillas E, Gallo M (2019) Flavor recognition memory related activity of the posterior piriform cortex in adult and aged rats. Behav Brain Res. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2018.12.016.

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., Maglieri, S., Vögelec, C., & Munsch, S. (2018). How does food taste in anorexia and bulimia nervosa? A prolotocol for a quasi-experimental, cross-sectional design to investigate taste aversion/increased hedonic valence of food in eating disorders. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 264-275. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00264

  • Bianchi, L. L., Galmarini, M. V., García-Burgos, D., & Zamora, M. C. (2018). Time-intensity and reaction-time methodology applied to the dynamic perception and liking of bitterness in relation to body mass index. Food Research International, 109, 606-613. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2018.05.011

  • Humbel, N., Messerli-Bürgy, N., Schuck, K., Wyssen, A., Garcia-Burgos, D... (2018). Self-reported emotion regulation difficulties are associated with mood but not with the biological stress response to thin ideal exposure. PloS One 13 (6), e0199769. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0199769

  • Messerli-Bürgy, N., Stülb, K., Kakebeeke, TH., Arhab, A. García-Burgos, D.… (2018). Emotional eating is related with temperament but not with stress biomarkers in preschool children. Appetite,120, 256-264. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2017.08.032

  • Colomina, MA, Sánchez-Santed, F., Conejo, MN, Collado, P., Salvador, A., Gallo, M., Pinos, H., Salas, C., Navarro, JF., Adán, A., Azpiroz, A. The Psychoexposome: A holistic perspective beyond health and disease. Psicothema, 2018, 30(1) 5-7. DOI: 10.7334/psicothema2017.24.

  • Gallo, M. Taste Neophobia over the Life Span. (Chapter 3): In: S. Reilly (Ed) Food Neophobia. Behavioral and Biological Influences. Elsevier: San Diego, 2018, pp 25-41 ISBN: 9780081019313.

  • Morillas E, Gómez-Chacón B, Gallo M. Flavor and object recognition memory impairment induced by excitotoxic lesions of the perirhinal cortex. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 2017, 144:230-234.

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., Lao, J., Munsch, & S. Caldara, R.(2017). Visual attention to food cues is differentially modulated by gustatory-hedonic and post-ingestive attributes. Food Research International, 97, 199–208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2017.04.011

  • Gómez-Chacón, B., Gámiz, F., Foster, TC. and Gallo, M. (2016) Título: Increased N-Ethylmaleimide-Sensitive Factor expression in Amygdala and Perirhinal Cortex during habituation of taste neophobia. Neural Plasticity, 20>16:2726745.

  • Rocha-Parra, D., Garcia-Burgos, D., Munsch, S., Chirife, J. & Zamora, M.C. (2016). Application of hedonic dynamics using multiple-sip temporal-liking and facial expression for evaluation of a new beverage. Food Quality and Preference, 52, 153-159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2016.04.013

  • Gallo, M. (2016) Insights on consciousness from taste memory research. (Commentary) Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2016, 39:e178

  • de la Viña, L., Garcia-Burgos, D., Okan, Y., Cándido, A. & González, F.(2015). Disentangling the effect of valence and arousal on judgments concerning moral transgressions. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 18, e61, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1017/sjp.2015.66

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., Secchiari, F., & Calviño, A. (2015). Is sensory-specific satiety for a bitter-sweet infusion modulated by context? Physiology & Behavior, 140, 180–187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.12.035

  • Gómez-Chacón, B., Morillas, E. and Gallo, M. (2015) Altered perirhinal cortex activity patterns during taste neophobia and their habituation in aged rats. Behavioral Brain Research, 281, 245-249.

  • Gámiz, F., Recio, S. A., Iliescu, A. F., Gallo, M. and de Brugada, I. (2015) Effects of dietary choline availability on latent inhibition of flavor aversion learning. Nutritional Neuroscience, 18(6) 275-280.

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., & Zamora, M. C. (2015). Exploring the hedonic and incentive properties in preferences for bitter foods via self-reports, facial expressions and instrumental behaviours. Food Quality and Preference, 39, 73-81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2014.07.003

  • Gallo, M., Gamiz, F., Perez-García, M., del Moral, R. and Rolls, E. (2014) Taste and olfactory status in a Gourmand with a right amygdala lesion. Neurocase, 20(4) 421-433.

  • González, F., Garcia-Burgos, D., & Hall, G. (2014). Analysis of blocking of flavor-preference conditioning based on nutrients and palatable tastes in rats. Appetite, 80, 161-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2014.05.010

  • Gallo, M. (2013) Taste Learning and Memory in Aging. In: The 114th Abbott Nutrition Research Conference (Eds. Judith Gussler and M. Ann Graham) pp. 103-108. 87388/December 2013 LITHO IN USA.

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., & Zamora, M. C. (2013). Facial affective reactions to bitter-tasting foods and body mass index in adults. Appetite, 71, 178-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2013.08.013

  • Gómez-Chacón, B. and Gallo, M. (2013) Memoria de reconocimiento visual y gustativo: comparación entre procesos y mecanismos. In: F. Gámiz, M. Gallo and F. Vives. Encuentros en Neurociencias. Volumen II. Ed. Ciber S.C. ISBN: 978-84-96876-7 pp. 121-148.. Full text in http://hdl.handle.net/10481/20289

  • Moreno Fernández, RD, Pedraza, C. y Gallo, M. (2013) Neurogénesis hipocampal adulta y envejecimiento cognitivo. Escritos de Psicología (Psychological Writings), 6(3) 14-24.

  • Moreno Gudiño, H., De Brugada, I., Carias, D and Gallo, M. (2013) Long-lasting Effects of Prenatal Dietary Choline Availability on Object Recognition Memory ability in adult rats. Nutritional Neuroscience, 16(6) 269-274.

  • Morillas, E., Gámiz, F. and Gallo, M. (2013) Neuroanatomía funcional de la memoria de reconocimiento visual y gustativa. In: Gámiz, F. , Gallo, M. and Vives, F. Encuentros en Neurociencias. Volumen II. Ed. Ciber S.C. ISBN: 978-84-96876-7 pp. 149-180. Full text in http://hdl.handle.net/10481/20289

  • Rohlfs Domínguez, P, Gámiz, F, Gil, M., Moreno, H., Márquez Zamora, R., Gallo, M., de Brugada, I. (2013) Providing choice increases children's vegetable intake. Food Quality and Preference, 30, 108-113.

  • Souza-Moreira, L., Morrell, M., Delgado-Maroto, V., Pedreño, M., Martínez-Escudero, L., Caro, M., O´Valle, F., Luque, R., Gallo, M., de Lecea, L., Castaño, J.P., González-Rey, E. (2013) Paradoxical effect of corticostatin treatment and its deficiency on experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Journal of Immunology, 191(5) 2144-2154.

  • Gallo, M. and Rolls, E. (2012) Chemosensory Learning and Memory. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 6, 73. www.frontiersin.org (Open access) Gámiz, F. and Gallo, M. (2012) Spontaneous object recognition memory in aged rats: complexity versus similarity. Learning and Memory, 19, 444-448.

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., González, F., & Hall, G. (2012). Motivational control of latent inhibition in flavor preference conditioning. Behavioural Processes, 98, 9-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2013.04.010

  • González, F., Garcia-Burgos, D., & Hall, G. (2012). Associative and occasion-setting properties of contextual cues in flavor–nutrient learning in rats. Appetite, 59, 898–904. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2012.09.004

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., & González, F. (2012). Posttraining flavor exposure in hungry rats after simultaneous conditioning with a nutrient converts the CS into a conditioned inhibitor. Learning & Behavior, 40, 98-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2013.04.010

  • Gallo, M. and Rolls, E. (2012) Chemosensory Learning and Memory. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 6, 73. www.frontiersin.org (Open access)

  • Gómez-Chacón, B., Gámiz, F. and Gallo, M. (2012) Basolateral amygdala lesions attenuate safe taste memory-related c-fos expression in the rat perirhinal cortex. Behavioral Brain Research, 230(2) 418-422.

  • Moreno, H.C., Gil, M., Carias, D., Gallo, M. and Brugada, I. (2012) Choline dietary supplementation improves LiCl-induced context aversion retention in adult rats. Physiology and Behavior, 106(4) 451-456.

  • Díaz, A., García-Burgos, D., Manrique, T., González, F., and Gallo, M. (2011) Intermittent voluntary ethanol drinking during periadolescence impairs adult spatial learning after a long abstinence period in rats. Psicologica, 32, 347- 365.

  • Díaz, A., Garcia-Burgos, D., Manrique, T., González, F., & Gallo, M. (2011). Intermittent voluntary ethanol drinking during periadolescence impairs adult spatial learning after a long abstinence period in rats. Psicologica, 32, 347-365.

  • Gámiz, F. and Gallo, M. (2011) Taste learning and memory: a window on the study of brain aging. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 5, 91-97. www.frontiersin.org (Open access)

  • Gámiz, F. and Gallo, M. (2011) Intra-amygdala ZIP injections impair the memory of learned active avoidance responses and attenuate conditioned taste aversion acquisition in rats. Learning and Memory, 18(8) 529-533.

  • Gámiz, F. and Gallo, M. (2011) PKMζ y el mantenimiento de la memoria a largo plazo. In: L. Jiménez Díaz and JD. Navarro-López (Eds) Encuentros en Neurociencias, Vol I, 1, 199-236. Ed. Lulu Enterprises, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-4461-2634-9.

  • González, F., Garcia-Burgos, D., Brugada, I., & Gil, M. (2010). Learned preference for a hedonically negative flavor is observed after pairings with positive post-ingestion consequences rather than with a palatable flavor. Learning and Motivation, 41, 141-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lmot.2010.01.004

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., Manrique, T., Gallo, M. & González, F. (2010). Diferencias sexuales en el efecto de privación alcohólica en ratas (Sexual differences in the alcohol deprivation effect in rats). Psicothema, 22, 887-892.

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., González, F., Manrique, T., & Gallo, M. (2009). Patterns of ethanol intake in preadolescent, adolescent, and adult Wistar rats under acquisition, maintenance, and relapse-like conditions. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-0277.2008.00889.x

  • Garcia-Burgos, D., Gámiz, F., Díaz, A., Manrique, T. & Gallo, M. (2006). PN64 Wistar rats behave as adolescents concerning the temporal modulation of taste learning. Chemical Senses, 31, E1.

  • Rivas García, F., Giménez Martínez, R., & Garcia-Burgos, D. (2005). Efectos neurológicos del consumo de alcohol en adolescentse (Neurological effects of alcohol consumption in adolescents). Nutrición Hospitalaria, XX (1), 61.