Theoretical models of Learning

Stimulus exposure effects in associative learning.
Contents of associative learning.
Perceptual Learning in human and non-human animals.
Dietary choline supplementation effects in learning, memory and attentional processes.

Publications

  • Recio, S. A., Iliescu, A. F., Mingorance, S.P., Bergés, G. D., Hall, G., & de Brugada, I. (in press). The Role of Instructions in Perceptual Learning Using Complex Visual Stimuli. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Animal Learning and Cognition

  • Iliescu, A. F., Hall, J., Wilkinson, L. S., Dwyer, D. M., & Honey, R. C. (2018). The nature of phenotypic variation in Pavlovian conditioning. Journal of experimental psychology. Animal learning and cognition, 44(4), 358–369. doi:10.1037/xan0000177

  • González, A., Recio, S. A., Sánchez, J., Gil, M., & de Brugada, I. (2018). Effect of exposure to similar flavours in sensory specific satiety: Implications for eating behaviour. Appetite, 127, 289–295. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.05.015.

  • Moreno, H., Hall, G., Gallo, M., & de Brugada, I. (2018). Dietary Choline Supplementation in Adult Rats Improves Performance on a Test of Recognition Memory. Behavioural Brain Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2018.04.030

  • Recio, S, Iliescu, A. & de Brugada, I. (2018) The role of stimulus comparison in animal perceptual learning: Effects of a distractor placement. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747021818757101

  • Llamas-Salguero, F., Martín-Lobo, P., Pradas-Montilla, S. & Gil, M. (2017). Study of Student's Attitude Towards New Technological Contexts and Neuroscience Progress, Ingeniería Solidaría, vol. 13, no. 21, pp. 27-36

  • Gil, M., Symonds, M., Hall, G., & de Brugada, I. (2017). Flattering of a generalisation gradient following a retention interval: Evidence for differential forgetting of stimulus features. Behavioural Processes. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2017.09.016

  • Moreno, H, Carias, D., & de Brugada, I. (2017). Dietary choline during periadolescence attenuates cognitive damage caused by neonatal maternal separation in male rats. Nutritional Neuroscience, 20(6), 327-335.

  • Recio, S., Iliescu, A., Mingorance, S., Bergés, G., Hall, G., & de Brugada, I. (2016). The role of instructions in perceptual learning using complex visual stimuli. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 42, 359–365. doi: 10.1080/1028415X.2015.1126444

  • Recio, S., Iliescu, A., Honey, R., & de Brugada, I. (2016). Perceptual learning in flavorpreference conditioning: Restricting generalization of acquired preferences between flavors. Learning and Motivation, 56, 31-37. doi: 10.1016/j.lmot.2016.09.001

  • Recio, S. A., Iliescu, A. F., Bergés, G. D., Gil, M., & de Brugada, I. (2016). The effect of additional exposure to the unique features in a perceptual learning task can be attributed to a location bias. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Animal Learning and Cognition, 42(2), 228–232. http://doi.org/10.1037/xan0000094

  • Moreno, H., Carias, D., & de Brugada, I. (2015). Dietary choline during periadolescence attenuates cognitive damage caused by neonatal maternal separation in male rats. Nutritional Neuroscience. Advance online publication. http://doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2015.1126444

  • Gámiz, F., Recio, S. A., Iliescu, A. F., Gallo, M., & de Brugada, I. (2015). Effects of dietary choline availability on latent inhibition of flavor aversion learning. Nutritional Neuroscience, 18(6), 275–280. http://doi.org/10.1179/1476830514Y.0000000129

  • Rodriguez, G, Márquez, R., Gil, M., Alonso, G., Hall, G. (2014). The Hall-Rodriguez theory of latent inhibition: further assessment of compound stimulus preexposure effects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 40, 425-430.

  • Gil, M., Recio, S. A., de Brugada, I., Symonds, M., & Hall, G. (2014). US-preexposure effects in flavor-preference and flavor-aversion learning with nonnutritive USs. Behavioural Processes, 106, 67–73. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2014.04.015

  • Domínguez, P. R., Gámiz, F., Gil, M., Moreno, H., Zamora, R. M., Gallo, M., & de Brugada, I. (2013). Providing choice increases children’s vegetable intake. Food Quality and Preference, 30(2), 108-113. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2013.05.006

  • Moreno, H., de Brugada, I., & Hall, G. (2013). Chronic dietary choline supplementation modulates attentional change in adult rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 243, 278–85. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2013.01.022

  • Moreno, H., de Brugada, I., Carias, D., & 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1476830513Y.0000000055

  • Moreno, H., Gil, M., Carias, D., Gallo, M., & de Brugada, I. (2012). Choline dietary supplementation improves LiCl-induced context aversion retention in adult rats. Physiology & Behavior, 106(4), 451-456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2012.03.003.

  • Gil, M., Symonds, M., Hall, G., & de Brugada, I. (2011). Analysis of the US-preexposure effect in flavor acceptance conditioning. Learning and Motivation, 42(4), 273–281. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.lmot.2011.06.002