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Articles by Kindsey North in JoVE
A General Method for Evaluating Incubation of Sucrose Craving in Rats Jeffrey W. Grimm1, Jesse Barnes1, Kindsey North1, Stefan Collins1, Rachel Weber1 1Department of Psychology and Program in Behavioral Neuroscience, Western Washington University Responding for food or drug-paired cues increases over the course of a period of abstinence and this may relate to an increased susceptibility to relapse behaviors. Here we detail a procedure for evaluating this "incubation of craving" in rats that have self-administered sucrose.
Other articles by Kindsey North on PubMed
Effects of Systemic or Nucleus Accumbens-directed Dopamine D1 Receptor Antagonism on Sucrose Seeking in Rats Psychopharmacology. Jul, 2011 | Pubmed ID: 21318562 Conditioned cues can elicit relapse to drug- and food-seeking behavior over prolonged periods of abstinence. If seeking behavior depends on mesolimbic dopamine D1 receptors, blocking these receptors should reduce seeking behavior.