Publications

Debiec J, Olsson A. (2017) Social fear learning: from animal models to human function, Trends in Cognitive Sciences; (2017).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2017.04.010.

Boulanger-Bertolus J, White AM, Debiec J. (2017) Enduring neural and behavioral effects of early life adversity in infancy: consequences of maternal abuse and neglect, trauma and fear, Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports; (2017). doi:10.1007/s40473-017-0112-y.

Debiec J, Sullivan RM. (2016) The Neurobiology of Safety and Threat Learning in Infancy, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, available online November 4, 2016; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2016.10.015.

Chang D-J, Debiec J. (2016) Neural Correlates of the Mother-to-Infant Social Transmission of Fear, Journal of Neuroscience Research 94:526-534. DOI: 10.1002/jnr.23739.

Debiec J, Sullivan RM. (2014) Intergenerational transmission of emotional trauma through amygdala-dependent mother-to-infant transfer of specific fear, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 19;111(33):12222-7. PMID: 25071168; PMCID: PMC4142995.

Debiec J. (2014) On the Use of Philosophical Frameworks of Subjective Time and Time Perception in the Neuroscientific Research, Time & Time Perception. 2, 305-311

Debiec J. (2014) The Matter of Emotions: Towards a Brain Theory of Emotions”; in: J. Debiec et al (Eds.) The Emotional Brain Revisited, Copernicus Center Press, 146-161.

Debiec J, Heller M, Brozek B, LeDoux JE (Eds.) (2014) The Emotional Brain Revisited, Copernicus Center Press, Copernicus Center Press.

Debiec J, Diaz-Mataix L, Bush DE, Doyere V, Ledoux JE. (2013) The selectivity of aversive memory reconsolidation and extinction processes depends on the initial encoding of the Pavlovian association. Learning & Memory, 19-20(12): 695-9. PMID: 24255099; PMCID: PMC3834621.

Debiec J, LeDoux JE (2013) Reconsolidation of Pavlovian Conditioned Defense Responses in the Amygdala; in: C. Alberini (Ed.) Memory Reconsolidation, Academic Press – Elsevier, 69-79.

Debiec J, LeDoux JE (2013) Emotion. In: A. Runnehov, L. Oviedo (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions, Springer, 721-723.

Debiec J (2012) Memory reconsolidation processes and posttraumatic stress disorder: promises and challenges of translational research, Biological Psychiatry 71(4), 284-285.

Debiec J (2012) Some remarks on Plato’s aporia of memory and imagination, Copernicus Center Reports 01/12: 81-88.

Diaz-Mataix L, Debiec J, LeDoux JE, Doyere V. (2011) Sensory-specific associations stored in the lateral amygdala allow for selective alteration of fear memories. The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(26):9538-43. PMCID: PMC3175641.

Debiec J, Bush DE, LeDoux JE. (2011) Noradrenergic enhancement of reconsolidation in the amygdala impairs extinction of conditioned fear in rats–a possible mechanism for the persistence of traumatic memories in PTSD. Depression and Anxiety, 28(3):186-93. PMCID: PMC3590026.

Debiec J, LeDoux JE (2011) What Can Fear Conditioning Tell US About PTSD? in: C. Conrad (Ed. ) Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain, Wiley-Blackwell, 410-425.

Debiec J (2011) Capturing free will. Nature 478, 322-323.

Raineki C, Holman PJ, Debiec J, Bugg M, Beasley A, Sullivan RM. (2010) Functional emergence of the hippocampus in context fear learning in infant rats. Hippocampus, 20(9):1037-46. PMCID: PMC2891848.

Debiec J, Diaz-Mataix L, Bush DE, Doyere V, Ledoux JE. (2010) The amygdala encodes specific sensory features of an aversive reinforcer. Nature Neuroscience, 13(5):536-7. PMCID: PMC2860669.

Debiec J, LeDoux JE (2009) The Amygdala and the Neural Pathways of Fear; in: P. Shiromani, T. Keane, JE LeDoux (Eds.) The Neurobiology of PTSD, Humana Press, 23-38.

Debiec J, LeDoux JE (2009) The Amygdala Networks of Fear: From Animal Models to Human Psychopathology”; in: D. McKay, J.S. Abramowitz, S. Taylor, G.J.G. Asmundson (Eds.) Current Perspectives on the Anxiety Disorders: Implications for DSM-V and Beyond, Springer, New York 107-126.

Schafe GE, Swank MW, Rodrigues SM, Debiec J, Doyere V. (2008) Phosphorylation of ERK/MAP kinase is required for long-term potentiation in anatomically restricted regions of the lateral amygdala in vivo. Learning & Memory, 15(2):55-62. PMCID: PMC2216677.

Sullivan GM, Debiec J, Bush DE, Lyons DM , LeDoux JE (2008) “The Neurobiology of Fear and Anxiety:  Contributions of Animal Models to Current Understanding”; in: DS Charney, EJ Nestler (Eds.) Neurobiology of Mental Illness, Third Edition, Oxford University Press, 603-626.

Cain C, Debiec J, LeDoux JE (2008) Consolidation and reconsolidation of Pavlovian fear conditioning: roles of intracellular signaling and extracellular modulation in memory storage; in: D. Fields (Ed.) Beyond the Synapse: Cell-Cell Signaling in Synaptic Plasticity, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 72-88.

Doyere V, Debiec J, Monfils MH, Schafe GE, LeDoux JE. (2007) Synapse-specific reconsolidation of distinct fear memories in the lateral amygdala. Nature Neuroscience; 10(4):414-6. PMID: 17351634.

Debiec J. (2007) From affiliative behaviors to romantic feelings: a role of nonapeptides. FEBS Letters, 581(14):2580-6. PMID: 17507012.

Debiec J, LeDoux JE (2007) “James W. Papez”; in: Noretta Koerte (Editor-in-Chief) New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Vol. 6, Thompson – Gale, Detroit, 10-14.

Debiec J, LeDoux JE. (2006) Noradrenergic signaling in the amygdala contributes to the reconsolidation of fear memory: treatment implications for PTSD. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1071:521-4. PMID: 16891611.

Debiec J, Doyere V, Nader K, Ledoux JE. (2006) Directly reactivated, but not indirectly reactivated, memories undergo reconsolidation in the amygdala. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 103(9):3428-33. PMCID: PMC1413871.

Debiec J, Altemus M. (2006) Toward a new treatment for traumatic memories. Cerebrum : the Dana forum on brain science. 2006:2-11. PMID: 17152131.

Debiec J. (2005) Peptides of love and fear: vasopressin and oxytocin modulate the integration of information in the amygdala. BioEssays, 27(9):869-73. PMID: 16108061.

Apergis-Schoute AM, Debiec J, Doyere V, LeDoux JE, Schafe GE. (2005) Auditory fear conditioning and long-term potentiation in the lateral amygdala require ERK/MAP kinase signaling in the auditory thalamus: a role for presynaptic plasticity in the fear system. The Journal of Neuroscience, 25(24):5730-9. PMID: 15958739.

Debiec J, Ledoux JE. (2006) Disruption of reconsolidation but not consolidation of auditory fear conditioning by noradrenergic blockade in the amygdala. Neuroscience, 129(2):267-72. PMID: 15501585.

Debiec J, LeDoux JE (2003) From Self-Knowledge to a Science of the Self, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 1001, 305-315.

LeDoux JE, Debiec J, Moss H (Eds.) (2003) The Self: From Soul to Brain. New York Academy of Sciences.

Debiec J, LeDoux JE, Nader K. (2002) Cellular and systems reconsolidation in the hippocampus. Neuron, 36(3):527-38. PMID: 12408854.