Neuropharmacology of motivated behaviors; similarities and differences in neural responses to drug vs. sexual experience; effects of sexual experience on responsiveness to drugs.
Articles in Refereed Journals:
McHenry, J. A., Bell, G. A., Parrish, B. P., & Hull, E. M. (in press) Dopamine D1 Receptors and Phosphorylation of Dopamine-and Cyclic AMP-Regulated Phosphoprotein-32 in the MPOA are Involved in Experience-Induced Enhancement of Male Sexual Behavior in Rats. Behavioral Neuroscience.
Vigdorchik, A.V., Parrish, B.P., Lagoda, G.A., McHenry, J.A., & Hull, E.M. (2012) An NMDA antagonist in the MPOA impairs copulation and stimulus sensitization in male rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 126: 186–195.
Gil, M., Bhatt, R., Picotte, K.B., & Hull, E.M. (2011) Oxytocin in the medial preoptic area facilitates male sexual behavior in the rat. Hormones and Behavior, 59: 435–443.
Hull, E.M. (2011) Sex, drugs and gluttony: How the brain controls motivated behaviors. Physiology and Behavior, 104: 173–177.
Dominguez, J.M., &Hull, E.M. (2010) Serotonin impairs copulation and attenuates ejaculation-induced glutamate activity in the medial preoptic area. Behavioral Neuroscience, 124: 554–557.
Chapters in Books:
Hull, E.M.& Dominguez, J.M. (in press) Sex Behavior. In: Comprehensive Handbook of Psychology, 2nd Edition, Vol. 3, Biological Psychology, R. J. Nelson and M. Gallagher, Eds. Wiley & Sons.
Hull, E.M. (2010) Male Sexual Behavior. in Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience, Vol. 2. Koob G.F., Le Moal M. and Thompson R.F. (eds), Elsevier Press, pp. 154–162.
Hull, E.M., & Rodriguez-Manzo, G. (2009) Male Sexual Behavior. In Hormones, Brain and Behavior. Second Edition, Vol. 1. Donald Pfaff, Editor-in-Chief, Elsevier Press, pp. 5–65.
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