Professor Justin Harris PhD (University of New South Wales)


Publications


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2014 and in press

Harris, J. A., Kwok, D. W. S., & Andrew, B. J. (2014). Conditioned inhibition and reinforcement rate. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 40, 335-354. PDF

Hart, G., Panayi, M. C., Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (2014). Benzodiazepine treatment can impair or spare extinction, depending on when it is given. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 56, 22-29.

Arabzadeh, E., Clifford, W. G., Harris, J. A., Mahns, D. A., Macefield, V. G., Birznieks, I. (in press). Single tactile afferents outperform human subjects in a vibrotactile intensity discrimination task. Journal of Neurophysiology.

Boakes, R. A., Patterson, A. E., Kendig, M. D., and Harris, J. A. (in press). Temporal distributions of schedule-induced licks, magazine entries and lever-presses on fixed- and variable-time schedules. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition.

Hart, G., Holmes, N. M., Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (in press). Benzodiazepine administration prevents the use of error-correction mechanisms during fear extinction. Learning & Behavior.

 

2013

Lloyd, D. A., Abrahamyan, A., & Harris, J. A. (2013). Brain-stimulation induced blindsight: unconscious vision or response bias? PLoS ONE, 8: e82828. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082828. PDF

Harris, J. A., Andrew, B. J. & Kwok, D. W. S. (2013). Magazine approach during a signal for food depends on Pavlovian, not instrumental, conditioning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 39, 107-116. PDF

Miniussi, C., Harris, J. A., & Ruzzoli, M. (2013). Modelling non-invasive brain stimulation in cognitive neuroscience. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 37, 1702-1712. PDF

Karim, M., Harris, J. A., Langdon, A., & Breakspear, M. (2013). The influence of prior experience and expected timing on vibrotactile discrimination. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 7: 255. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00255. PDF

 

2012

Wong, C. L., Harris, J. A., & Gallate, J. E. (2012). Evidence for a social function of the anterior temporal lobes: Low frequency rTMS reduces implicit gender stereotypes. Social Neuroscience, 7, 90-104. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., Andrew, B. J. & Livesey, E. J. (2012). The content of compound conditioning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 38, 157-166. PDF

Thorwart, A., Livesey, E. J., & Harris, J. A. (2012). Normalisation between stimulus elements in a model of Pavlovian conditioning: Showjumping on an elemental horse. Learning & Behavior, 40, 334-346. PDF

Karim, M., Harris, J. A., Morley, J. W., & Breakspear, M. (2012). Prior and present evidence: How prior experience interacts with rpesent information in a perceptual decision making task. PLoS ONE, 7: e37580. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037580. PDF

 

2011

Abrahamyan, A., Clifford, C. W. G., Arabzadeh, E., & Harris, J. A. (2011). Improving visual sensitivity with subthreshold transcranial magnetic stimulation. Journal of Neuroscience, 31, 3290-3294. PDF

Harris, J. A. (2011). The acquisition of conditioned responding. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 151-164. PDF

Colagiuri, B., Livesey, E. J., & Harris, J. A. (2011) Can expectancies produce placebo effects for implicit learning? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 399-405. PDF

Harris, J. A., Gharaei, S., & Pincham, H. L. (2011). Response rates track the history of reinforcement times. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 277-286. PDF

Ruzzoli, M., Abrahamyan, A., Clifford, C.W.G., Marzi, C.A., Miniussi, C., & Harris, J. A. (2011). The effect of TMS on visual motion sensitivity: an increase in neural noise or a decrease in signal strength? Journal of Neurophysiology, 106, 138-143. PDF

Abrahamyan, A., Clifford, C. W. G., Ruzzoli, M., Phillips, D., Arabzadeh, E., & Harris, J. A. (2011). Accurate and rapid estimation of phosphene thresholds (REPT). PLoS ONE 6: e22342. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022342 PDF

Rosenberg, H., Holmes, N. M., Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (2011). Pre-exposure enhances recovery of conditioned responding after extinction. Learning & Behavior, 39, 212-223. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A. & Carpenter, J. S. (2011). Response rate and reinforcement rate in Pavlovian conditioning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 375-384. PDF

Andrew, B. J. & Harris, J. A. (2011). Summation of reinforcement rates when conditioned stimuli are presented in compound. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 385-393. PDF

Livesey, E. J., Thorwart, A., De Fina, N. L., & Harris, J. A. (2011). Comparing learned predictiveness effects within and across compound discriminations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 446-465. PDF

Livesey, E. J., Thorwart, A., Harris, J. A. (2011). Comparing positive and negative patterning in human learning. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 2316-2333. PDF

Zopf, R., Harris, J. A., & Williams, M. A. (2011). The influence of body-ownership cues on tactile sensitivity. Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, 147-154 (Request pdf)

 

2010

Harris, J. A., & Livesey, E. J. (2010). An attention modulated associative network. Learning & Behavior, 38, 1-26. PDF

Hart, G., Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (2010). Systemic or intra-amygdala infusion of the benzodiazepine, midazolam, impairs learning, but facilitates re-learning to inhibit fear responses in extinction. Learning & Memory, 17, 210-220. PDF

Lak, A., Arabzadeh, E., Harris, J. A., & Diamond, M. E. (2010). Correlated physiological and perceptual effects of noise in a tactile stimulus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 107, 7981-7986. PDF

Harris, J. A. (2010). The arguments of associations. In N. A. Schmajuk (Ed) Computational models of conditioning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (pp 53-70). PDF

Holmes, N., & Harris, J. A. (2010). Latent inhibition. In C. Mitchell & M. Le Pelley (Eds) Attention and learning. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (pp 99-130) (Request pdf)

Clifford, C.W.G., Arabzadeh, E., & Harris, J. A. (2010). Operating characteristics and awareness. In E. Perry, D. Collerton, H. Ashton, & F. Lebeau (Eds) New horizons in the neuroscience of consciousness. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A. (2010). Clever Hans. In: D. S. Mills (Ed) Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare. CABI: Oxford. (pp 106-107). (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A. (2010). Types of conditioning. In: D. S. Mills (Ed) Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare. CABI: Oxford. (pp 124-125). (Request pdf)

 

2009

Dwyer, D. M., Pincham, H. L., Thein, T., & Harris, J. A. (2009). A learned preference based on orally consumed sucrose persisted despite the extinction of conditioned palatability changes. Learning & Behavior, 37, 305-310. (Request pdf)

Holmes, N., & Harris, J. A. (2009). The loss of latent inhibition across compound conditioning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 35, 328-339. (Request pdf)

Livesey, E. J., Harris, I. M., & Harris, J. A. (2009). Attentional changes during implicit learning: Signal validity protects a target stimulus from the attentional blink. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 35, 408-422. PDF

Hart, G., Harris, J. A., Westbrook, R. F. (2009). Systemic or intra-amygdala injection of a benzodiazepine (midazolam) impairs extinction but spares re-extinction of conditioned fear responses. Learning & Memory, 16, 53-61. PDF

Harris, J. A., Gharaei, S., & Moore, C. A. (2009). Representations of single and compound stimuli in negative and positive patterning. Learning & Behavior, 37, 230-245. (Request pdf)

 

2008
Arabzadeh E., CLifford, C.W.G., & Harris, J. A. (2008).Vision merges with touch in a purely tactile discrimination. Psychological Science, 19, 635-641. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., Livesey, E. J., Gharaei, S., & Westbrook, R. F. (2008). Negative patterning is easier than a biconditional discrimination. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34, 494-500. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., Clifford, C.W.G., & Miniussi, C. (2008). The functional effect of transcranial magnetic stimulation: Signal suppression or neural noise generation? Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 734-740. PDF

Mitchell, C. J., Harris, J. A., Westbrook, R. F., & Griffiths, O. (2008). Changes in cue associability across training in human causal learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34, 423-436. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., & Livesey, E. J. (2008). Comparing patterning and biconditional discriminations in humans. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34, 144-154. (Request pdf)

Thein, T., Westbrook, R. F., & Harris, J. A. (2008). How the associative strengths of stimuli combine in compound: Sum- mation and overshadowing.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34, 155-166 (Request pdf)

Albertella, L., Harris, J. A., & Boakes, R. A.(2008). Acquired flavour preferences: Contextual control of adaptation-level effects. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 227-231 (Request pdf)

Livesey, E. J. , & Harris, J. A. (2008). What are flexible representations? Commentary on Melchers, Shanks and Lachnit. Behavioural Processes, 77, 437-439. PDF

Clifford, C.W.G., Arabzadeh, E., & Harris, J.A. (2008). Getting technical about awareness. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 12, 54-58 (Request pdf)


2007
Harris, J. A., Arabzadeh, E., Moore, C. A., & Clifford, C. W. G. (2007). Noninformative vision causes adaptive changes in tactile sensitivity. Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 7136-7140. PDF

Boakes, R. A., Albertella, L., & Harris, J. A. (2007).Expression of flavor preference depends on type of test and on recent drinking history Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 33, 327-338 (Request pdf)


2006 Harris, J. A. (2006). Elemental representations of stimuli in associative learning. Psychological Review, 113 (3), 584-605. PDF

Harris, J. A., Arabzadeh, E., Fairhall A. L., Benito, C., & Diamond, M. E. (2006). Factors affecting frequency discrimination of vibrotactile stimuli: Implication for cortical encoding. PLoS ONE, 1 (1), e100. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000100  PDF

Harris, J. A., Karlov, L., & Clifford, C. W. G. (2006). Localization of tactile stimuli depends on conscious detection. Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 948-952. PDF

Harris, J. A. (2006). Psychophysical investigations into cortical encoding of vibrotactile stimuli. In: R. Romo and M. E. Diamond (Eds). Percept, decision, action: bridging the gaps. Novartis Foundation: London,UK. (pp 238-245). (Request pdf)


2005 Clifford, CWG & Harris, JA (2005) Contextual modulation outside of awareness. Current Biology, 15, 574-578. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A. & Thein, T. (2005). Interactions between conditioned and unconditioned flavor preferences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 31, 407-417. (Request pdf)


2004 Harris, J. A., Shand, F. L., Carroll, L. Q., & Westbrook, R. F. (2004). Persistence of preference for a flavour presented in simultaneous compound with sucrose. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 30, 177-189. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., Thein, T., & Clifford, C. W. G. (2004). Dissociating detection from localization of tactile stimuli. Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 3683-3693. PDF


2003

Diamond, M. E., Petersen, R. S., Harris, J. A., & Panzeri, S. (2003). Investigations into the organization of information in sensory cortex. Journal of Physiology, Paris, 97, 529-536. (Request pdf)


2002

Harris, J. A., Miniussi, C., Harris, I. M., & Diamond, M. E. (2002). Transient storage of a tactile memory trace in primary somatosensory cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 22, 8720-8725. PDF

Harris, I. M., Harris, J. A., & Caine, D. (2002). Mental rotation deficits following damage to the right basal ganglia. Neuropsychology, 16, 524-537. (Request pdf)

Westbrook, R. F., Iordanova, M., McNally, G., Richardson, R., & Harris, J. A. (2002). Reinstatement of fear to an extinguished conditioned stimulus: Two roles for context. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 28, 97-110. (Request pdf)

Diamond, M. E, Petersen, R.S., & Harris, J. A. (2002). Sensory learning and the brain's body map.  In: R. J. Nelson (Ed.) The Somatosensory System: Deciphering the Brain's Body Image (pp 183-195). CRC Press: Boca Raton, Florida. (Request pdf)

 

2001

Harris, J. A., Harris, I. M., & Diamond, M. E. (2001). The topography of tactile learning in humans. Journal of Neuroscience, 21,1056-1061. PDF

Harris, J. A., Petersen, R. S., & Diamond, M. E. (2001). The cortical distribution of sensory memories. Neuron, 30, 315-318. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (2001). Contextual control over the expression of fear in rats conditioned under a benzodiazepine. Psychopharmacology, 156, 92-97. (Request pdf)

Harris, I. M., Harris, J. A., & Caine, D. (2001). Object orientation agnosia: A failure to find the axis? Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 13, 800-812. PDF

Harris, J. A., Harris, I. M. & Diamond, M. E. (2001). The topography of tactile working memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 21, 8262-8269. PDF


2000

Harris, J. A., Gorissen, M. C., Bailey, G. K., & Westbrook, R. F. (2000). Motivational state regulates the contents of odor-sucrose associations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 26, 15-30. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., & Diamond, M. E. (2000). Ipsilateral and contralateral transfer of tactile learning. NeuroReport, 11, 263-268. (Request pdf)

Westbrook, R. F., Jones, M. L., Bailey, G. K., & Harris, J. A., (2000). Contextual control over conditioned responding in a latent inhibition paradigm. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 26, 157-173. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., Jones, M. L., Bailey, G. K., & Westbrook, R. F. (2000). Contextual control over conditioned responding in an extinction paradigm. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 26, 174-185 (Request pdf)


1999 Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (1999). The benzodiazepine midazolam does not impair Pavlovian fear conditioning but regulates when and where that fear is expressed. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 25, 236-246. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., Petersen R. S., & Diamond, M. E. (1999). Distribution of tactile learning and its neural basis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 96, 7587-7591. PDF

Diamond, M. E., Petersen R. S., & Harris, J. A. (1999). Learning through maps: Functional significance of topographic organization in primary sensory cortex. Journal of Neurobiology, 41, 64-68. (Request pdf)


1998 Harris, J. A. (1998). Using c-fos as a neural marker of pain. Brain Research Bulletin, 45, 1-8. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (1998). Benzodiazepine-induced amnesia in rats: Reinstatement of conditioned performance by noxious stimulation on test. Behavioral Neuroscience, 112, 183-192. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (1998). Retroactive revaluation of an odor-taste association. Animal Learning & Behavior, 26, 326-335. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (1998). Evidence that GABA transmission mediates context-specific extinction of learned fear. Psychopharmacology, 140, 105-115. (Request pdf)


1997

Carrive, P., Leung, P., Harris, J., & Paxinos, G. (1997) Conditioned fear to context is associated with increased Fos expression in the caudal ventro-lateral region of the midbrain periaqueductal gray. Neuroscience, 78, 165-177. (Request pdf)


1996 Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (1996). Midazolam impairs the acquisition of conditioned analgesia if rats are tested with an acute but not a chronic noxious stimulus. Brain Research Bulletin, 39, 227-233. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A. (1996). Descending antinociceptive mechanisms in the brainstem: Their role in the animal's defensive system. Journal of Physiology (Paris), 90, 15-25. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., Corsi, M., Quartaroli, M., Arban, R., & Bentivoglio, M. (1996). Upregulation of spinal glutamate receptors in chronic pain. Neuroscience, 74, 7-12. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., Guglielmotti, V., & Bentivoglio, M. (1996). Diencephalic asymmetries. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 20, 637-643. (Request pdf)


1995 Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (1995) Effects of benzodiazepine microinjection into the amygdala or periaqueductal gray upon the expression of conditioned fear and hypoalgesia in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 109, 295-304. (Request pdf)

Harris, J. A., Westbrook, R. F., Duffield, T. Q., & Bentivoglio, M. (1995). Fos expression in the spinal cord is suppressed in rats displaying conditioned hypoalgesia. Behavioral Neuroscience, 109, 320-328. (Request pdf)

Grassi-Zucconi, G., Harris, J. A., Mohammed, A. H., Ambrosini, M. V., Kristensson, K., Bentivoglio, M. (1995). Sleep fragmentation, and changes in locomotor activity and body temperature in trypanosome-infected rats. Brain Research Bulletin, 37, 123-129. (Request pdf)


1994

Harris, J. A., & Westbrook, R. F. (1994). Effects of midazolam and naloxone in rats tested for sensitivity/reactivity to formalin pain in a familiar, novel or aversively conditioned environment. Psychopharmacology, 115, 65-72. (Request pdf)

 

1993

Harris, J. A., McGregor, I. S., & Westbrook, R. F. (1993). Low and high doses of midazolam differentially affect hypoalgesia in rats conditioned to a heat stressor. Psychopharmacology, 111, 62-68. (Request pdf)

 

1992 Westbrook, R. F., Harris, J. A., Good, A. J., & Paxinos, G. (1992). Effects of an infusion of morphine into the accumbens nucleus upon acquisition of hypoalgesic and fear responses in rats exposed to a heat stressor. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 44B, 99-124. (Request pdf)

 
 
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