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Psychology

Jean-Marie Maddux

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Specialization

Behavioral Neuroscience and Behavioral Pharmacology
Motivation, Associative Learning, Attention and Learning                   Addiction and Incentive Salience

Education

Post-doctoral research fellow, Concordia University
PhD Johns Hopkins University
MA Johns Hopkins University
BS magna cum laude, Binghamton University

Courses Taught

Psychology 110L: Introduction to Psychology Laboratory
Psychology 370: Neuroscience and Behavior (Lecture and Lab)
Fundamentals of Learning (Concordia University)
Alcohol Use and Abuse: From the Pub to the Lab (Johns Hopkins University)
Lab in the Analysis of Psychological Data (Johns Hopkins University)

Selected Publications

Maddux, J.M., & Chaudhri, N. (2017). Nicotine-induced enhancement of Pavlovian alcohol-seeking behavior in rats. Psychopharmacology, 234, 727-738. doi: 10.1007/s00213-016-4508-2

Tabbara, R.I., Maddux, J.M., Beharry, P.F., Iannuzzi, J., & Chaudhri, N. (2016). Effects of sucrose concentration and water deprivation on Pavlovian conditioning and conditioned reinforcement. Behavioral Neuroscience, 130, 231-242. doi: 10.1037/bne0000138

Srey, C.S., Maddux, J.M., & Chaudhri, N. (2015). The attribution of incentive salience to Pavlovian alcohol cues: A shift from goal-tracking to sign-tracking. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 54. doi:  10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00054

Maddux, J.M., Lacroix, F., & Chaudhri, N. (2014). A procedure to observe context-induced renewal of Pavlovian-conditioned alcohol-seeking behavior in rats. The Journal of Visualized Experiments, 91, e51898. doi: 10.3791/51898.

Maddux, J.M., Schiffino, F.L, & Chang, S.E. (2012). The amygdala central nucleus: a new region implicated in habit learning. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 7769-7770.

Maddux, J.M., & Holland, P.C. (2011). Dissociations between medial prefrontal cortical subregions in the modulation of learning and action. Behavioral Neuroscience, 125, 383-395.

Maddux, J.M., & Holland, P.C. (2011). Effects of dorsal or ventral medial prefrontal cortical lesions on five-choice serial reaction time performance in rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 221, 63-74.

Clements-Stephens, A.M., McKell-Jeffers, G.O., Maddux, J.M., & Shelton, A.L. (2011). Strategies for spatial organization in adults and children. Visual Cognition, 19, 886-909.

Maddux, J.M., Kerfoot, E.C., Chatterjee, S., & Holland, P.C. (2007). Dissociation of attention in learning and action: effects of lesions of the amygdala central nucleus, medial prefrontal cortex, and posterior parietal cortex. Behavioral Neuroscience, 121, 63-79. 

Book Chapters

Holland, P.C., & Maddux, J.M. (2010). Brain systems of attention in associative learning. In C.J. Mitchell & M.E. Le Pelley (Eds.), Attention and Associative Learning: From Brain to Behaviour (pp. 305 - 349). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Selected Research Presentations

Maddux, J.M., Srey, C.S., & Chaudhri, N. (2014, November). Autoshaping with ethanol in rats: a shift from goal-tracking to sign-tracking. Poster session presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.  

Maddux, J.M., Lacroix, F., & Chaudhri, N. (2014, June). Nicotine enhances Pavlovian conditioned responding to an ethanol-associated cue in rats. Poster session presented at the 37th annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting, Bellevue, WA.

Maddux, J.M., Srey, C.S., & Chaudhri, N. (2014, June). Sign-tracking to an ethanol-associated cue in rats. Poster session presented at the 37th annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting, Bellevue, WA.

Maddux, J.M., Lacroix, F., & Chaudhri, N. (2014, April). Nicotine enhances Pavlovian conditioned responding to an ethanol-associated cue in rats. Poster session presented at the 1st annual Montreal Postdoctoral Research Day, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Maddux, J.M., Srey, C.S., & Chaudhri, N. (2014, April). Sign-tracking to an ethanol-associated cue in rats. Virtual presentation presented at the 1st annual Montreal Postdoctoral Research Day, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Maddux, J.M., Lacroix, F., & Chaudhri, N. (2013, November). Nicotine enhances Pavlovian conditioned responding to an ethanol-associated cue in rats. Poster session presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Tabbara, R., Iannuzzi, J., Maddux, J.M., & Chaudhri, N. (2013, June). Responding for ethanol-associated conditioned reinforcers: a possible role for incentive salience. Poster session presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science, Calgary, AB.

Lacroix, F., Maddux, J.M., & Chaudhri, N. (2013, June). Varenicline attenuates context-induced renewal of Pavlovian conditioned alcohol-seeking in rats, but not through the posterior ventral tegmental area. Poster session presented at the 36th annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Maddux, J.M., Lacroix, F., & Chaudhri, N. (2013, May). Nicotine enhances Pavlovian conditioned responding to an ethanol-associated cue in rats. Poster session presented at the 35th International Symposium of the Groupe de recherche sur le système nerveux central, Drugs of Abuse and Psychiatric Diseases: Neurobiological and Clinical Aspects, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Maddux, J.M., & Holland, P.C. (2011, November). Effects of dorsal or ventral prefrontal cortical lesions on performance in a predictive validity task in rats. Poster session presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

Maddux, J.M., & Holland, P.C. (2007, November). Lesions of the medial prefrontal cortex impair Pavlovian devaluation. Poster session presented at the 37th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Jhou, T.C., Saddoris, M.P., Maddux, J.M., Furuyashiki, T., & Gallagher, M. (2006, October). Lesions of the anterior cingulate cortex impair aversive response latencies in a go, no-go task. Poster session presented at the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, GA.

Maddux, J.M., Chatterjee, S., Kerfoot, E.C., & Holland, P.C. (2005, November). Distinct roles for amygdala central nucleus, medial prefrontal cortex, and posterior parietal cortex in attention for learning and action. Poster session presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

Saddoris, M.P., Maddux, J.M., Gallagher, M., & Holland, P.C. (2005, November). Medial prefrontal cortex lesions enhance response latency differences in a go, no-go task in rats. Poster session presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

Maddux, J.M., & Holland, P.C. (2004, October). Lesions of medial prefrontal cortex interfere with rats’ sensitivity to the predictive value of cues in a 5-choice serial reaction time task. Poster session presented at the 34th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Knitowski, K., Maddux, J.M., Hohmann, H., & Savage, L. (1997, October). Sex differences in an animal model of an alcohol-related disorder: Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Poster session presented at the 27th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.

Honors and Awards

Concordia University Conference and Exposition Travel Award, 2013
D. G. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award, 2007                                Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology, Binghamton University      Phi Beta Kappa, Binghamton University

Professional Affiliations

Society for Neuroscience 
Research Society on Alcoholism                                                                 Pavlovian Society