Madelyn Ray, Ph.D.
Postdoc Associate
Boston University School of Medicine

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2020 Boston College: Dean of Summer Session Teaching Fellowship
2019-2020 Society for Neuroscience: Leadership Development Program
2019-2020 Society for Neuroscience: Trainee Professional Development Award
2017 Psi Chi Honorary Society: Eastern Regional Research Award
2016 Kansas State University Department of Psychological Sciences: E.J. Phares Undergraduate Scholarship Prize
2016 Kansas State University Department of Psychological Sciences: John C. Peterson Undergraduate Scholarship Prize
2014-2015 Project Title: The Effects of Orbitofrontal Cortex Lesions on Reversal Learning Tasks: Doreen Shanteau Undergraduate Research Fellowship
2014-2015 Kansas State University Department of Arts and Sciences: Student Research Travel Award
2012-2016 Kansas State University: Purple and White Scholarship

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  1. O'Dea, C. J., Miller, S. S., Andres, E. B., Ray, M. H., Till, D. F., & Saucier, D. A. Out of bounds: factors affecting the perceived offensiveness of racial slurs. Language Sciences. 2021. View Publication
  2. Pickens CL, Gallo M, Fisher H, Pajser A, Ray MH. Alcohol Consumption during Adulthood Does Not Impair Later Go/No-Go Reversal Learning in Male Rats. NeuroSci. 2021; 2(2):166-176.
  3. Moaddab M, Ray MH, McDannald MA. Ventral pallidum neurons dynamically signal relative threat. Commun Biol. 2021 01 08; 4(1):43. PMID: 33420332; PMCID: PMC7794503; DOI: 10.1038/s42003-020-01554-4;
  4. Strickland JA, Dileo AD, Moaddab M, Ray MH, Walker RA, Wright KM, McDannald MA. Foot shock facilitates reward seeking in an experience-dependent manner. Behav Brain Res. 2021 02 05; 399:112974. PMID: 33144178; PMCID: PMC7855116; DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2020.112974;
  5. Ray MH, Russ AN, Walker RA, McDannald MA. The Nucleus Accumbens Core is Necessary to Scale Fear to Degree of Threat. J Neurosci. 2020 06 10; 40(24):4750-4760. PMID: 32381486; PMCID: PMC7294793; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0299-20.2020;
  6. Ray MH, Hite T, Gallo M, Pickens CL. Operant over-responding is more sensitive than reversal learning for revealing behavioral changes after withdrawal from alcohol consumption. Physiol Behav. 2018 11 01; 196:176-184. PMID: 30189181; PMCID: PMC6415664; DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.08.021;
  7. Ray MH, Hanlon E, McDannald MA. Lateral orbitofrontal cortex partitions mechanisms for fear regulation and alcohol consumption. PLoS One. 2018; 13(6):e0198043. PMID: 29856796; PMCID: PMC5983516; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198043;
  8. Walker RA, Andreansky C, Ray MH, McDannald MA. Early adolescent adversity inflates threat estimation in females and promotes alcohol use initiation in both sexes. Behav Neurosci. 2018 Jun; 132(3):171-182. PMID: 29809045; PMCID: PMC6269106; DOI: 10.1037/bne0000239;
  9. Moaddab M, Mangone E, Ray MH, McDannald MA. Adolescent Alcohol Drinking Renders Adult Drinking BLA-Dependent: BLA Hyper-Activity as Contributor to Comorbid Alcohol Use Disorder and Anxiety Disorders. Brain Sci. 2017 Nov 14; 7(11). PMID: 29135933; PMCID: PMC5704158; DOI: 10.3390/brainsci7110151;
  10. Pickens CL, Fisher H, Bright N, Gallo M, Ray MH, Anji A, Kumari M. Prior alcohol consumption does not impair go/no-go discrimination learning, but causes over-responding on go trials, in rats. Behav Brain Res. 2016 10 01; 312:272-8. PMID: 27327103; DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.06.028;
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