Publications

2017

Pentkowski NS, Berkowitz LE, Thompson SM, Drake EN, Olguin C, Clark BJ. (2017). Anxiety-like behavior as an early endophenotype in the TgF344-AD rat model of Alzheimer’s disease. Neurobiology of Aging. In Press.

Thompson SM, Berkowitz LE, Clark BJ. (2017). Behavioral and neural subsystems of rodent exploration. Learning and MotivationIn Press.

Maurer AP, Johnson SA, Hernandez AR, Reasor J, Cossio DM, Fertal KE, Mizell JM, Lubke KM, Clark BJ, Burke SN. (2017). Age-related changes in lateral entorhinal and CA3 neuron allocation predict poor performance on object discrimination. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 11(49): doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2017.00049.

Clark BJ. (2017). Spatial navigation: retrosplenial cortex encodes the spatial structure of complex routes. Current Biology27(13):R649-R651.

Harvey RE, Thompson SM, Sanchez LM, Yoder RM, Clark BJ. (2017). Post-training inactivation of the anterior thalamic nuclei impairs spatial performance on the radial arm maze. Frontiers in Neuroscience 11: doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00094.

2016

Sanchez LM, Thompson SM, Clark BJ. (2016). Influence of proximal, distal, and vestibular frames of reference in object-place paired associate learning in the rat. PLoS ONE11(9): e0163102. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163102

Clark BJ, Harvey RE. (2016). Do the anterior and lateral thalamic nuclei make distinct contributions to spatial representation and memory? Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 133:69-78.

Mesina L, Wilber AA, Clark BJ, Dube S, Demecha A, Stark CEL, McNaughton BL. (2016). A methodological pipeline for serial-section imaging and tissue realignment for whole-brain functional and connectivity assessment. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 266:151-160.

2015

Winter SS, Mehlman ML, Clark BJ, Taube JS. (2015). Passive transport disrupts grid cell signals in the parahippocampal cortex. Current Biology, 25(19):2493–2502.       

Clark BJ, Hong NS, Bettenson DJ, Woolford J, Horwood L, McDonald RJ. (2015). Maintained directional navigation across environments in the Morris water task is dependent on vestibular cues. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 41(3):301-308.

Winter SS*, Clark BJ*, Taube JS. (2015). Disruption of the head direction cell network impairs the parahippocampal grid cell signal. Science, 347(6224):870-874. *Contributed Equally

Wilber AA*, Clark BJ*, Demecha A, Mesina L, Voss J, McNaughton BL. (2015). Cortical connectivity maps reveal anatomically distinct areas in the parietal cortex of the rat. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 8(146):doi: 10.3389/fncir.2014.00146. *Contributed Equally

2014

Wilber AA, Clark BJ, Forster T, Tatsuno M, McNaughton BL. (2014). Interaction of egocentric and world centered reference frames in rat posterior parietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(16):5431-5446.

2013

Clark BJ, Rice J, Akers KG, Johnson T, Taube JS, Hamilton DA. (2013). Lesions of the dorsal tegmental nuclei disrupts control of navigation by distal landmarks in cued, directional, and place variants of the Morris water task. Behavioral Neuroscience, 127(4):566-581.

2012

Clark BJ, Brown JE, Taube JS. (2012). Head direction cell activity in the anterodorsal thalamus requires intact supragenual nuclei. Journal of Neurophysiology, 108(10):2767-2784.

Clark BJ, Taube JS. (2012). Vestibular and attractor network basis of the head direction cell signal in subcortical circuits. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 6(7):doi: 10.3389/fncir.2012.00007.

Clark BJ, Harris MJ, Taube JS. (2012). Control of anterodorsal thalamic head direction cells by environmental boundaries: comparison with conflicting distal landmarks. Hippocampus, 22(2):172-187.

2011

Yoder RM, Clark BJ, Taube JS. (2011). Origins of landmark encoding for the brain. Trends in Neuroscience, 34(11):561-571.

Clark BJ, Taube JS. (2011). Intact landmark control and angular path integration by head direction cells in the anterodorsal thalamus after lesions of the medial entorhinal cortex. Hippocampus, 21(7):767-782.

Yoder RM, Clark BJ, Brown JE, Lamia M, Valerio S, Shinder M, Taube JS. (2011). Both visual and idiothetic cues contribute to head direction cell stability during navigation along complex routes. Journal of Neurophysiology, 105(6):2989-3001.

2010

Clark BJ, Bassett JP, Wang S, Taube JS. (2010). Impaired head direction cell representation in the anterodorsal thalamus after lesions of the retrosplenial cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(15):5289-5302.

Valerio S*, Clark BJ*, Chan JHM, Frost CP, Harris MJ, Taube JS. (2010). Directional learning, but no spatial mapping by rats performing a navigational task in an inverted orientation. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 93(4):495-505. *Contributed Equally

2009

Clark BJ, Taube JS. (2009). Deficits in landmark navigation and path integration after lesions of the interpeduncular nucleus. Behavioral Neuroscience, 123(3):490-503.

Clark BJ, Sarma A, Taube JS. (2009). Head direction cell instability in the anterior dorsal thalamus after lesions of the interpeduncular nucleus. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(2):493-507.

2007

Lehmann H*, Clark BJ*, Whishaw IQ. (2007). Similar development of cued and conditioned home bases in control and hippocampal-damaged rats in an open field exploratory task. Hippocampus, 17(5):370-80. *Contributed Equally

2006

Whishaw IQ, Gharbawie OA, Clark BJ, Lehmann H. (2006). The exploratory behavior of rats in an open environment optimizes security. Behavioural Brain Research, 171(2):230-9.

Clark BJ, Hamilton DA, Whishaw IQ. (2006). Motor Activity (exploration) and formation of home bases in mice (C57BL/6) influenced by visual and tactile cues: modification of movement distribution, distance, location, and speed. Physiology & Behavior, 87(4):805-16.

2005

Clark BJ, Hines DJ, Hamilton DA, Whishaw IQ. (2005). Movements of exploration intact in rats with hippocampal lesions. Behavioural Brain Research, 163(1):91-9.