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    Dr Nicole Horst

    University Position
    Research Associate


    I am interested in investigating the role of cortico-striatal circuits in flexible behaviour in order to understand how disruption of these circuits and their modulation by various neurotransmitters may underpin the inflexible behaviours observed in conditions like Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

    Key Publications

    Differential Effects of the Inactivation of Anterior and Posterior Orbitofrontal Cortex on Affective Responses to Proximal and Distal Threat, and Reward Anticipation in the Common Marmoset.

    Journal: Cereb Cortex
    E-pub date: 30 Mar 2022
    Authors: ZM Stawicka, R Massoudi, L Oikonomidis, L McIver, K Mulvihill, SKL Quah, GJ Cockcroft, HF Clarke, NK Horst, CM Wood, AC Roberts

    Controlling one’s world: Identification of sub-regions of primate PFC underlying goal-directed behavior.

    Journal: Neuron
    E-pub date: 4 Aug 2021
    Authors: LY Duan, NK Horst, SAW Cranmore, N Horiguchi, RN Cardinal, AC Roberts, TW Robbins


    Differential Contribution of Anterior and Posterior Midcingulate Subregions to Distal and Proximal Threat Reactivity in Marmosets.

    Journal: Cereb Cortex
    E-pub date: 26 Aug 2021
    Authors: SS Rahman, K Mulvihill, CM Wood, SKL Quah, NK Horst, HF Clarke, GJ Cockcroft, AM Santangelo, AC Roberts