Publications and communications of André Ferrara

Zaros, A., & Ferrara, A. (June 2022). How to Improve and Refine the Elevated Plus Maze for Laboratory Mice. Poster session presented at FELASA.

Zaros, A., & Ferrara, A. (December 2021). Effets du moment de test et de paramètres méthodologiques sur le comportement et la cognition de la souris de laboratoire. Poster session presented at Aurélie Zaros, Marseille, France.

Zaros, A., & Ferrara, A. (August 2021). Effects of Testing Moment on Behaviour and Cognition in Mice. Poster session presented at 11th edition of the World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences.

Zaros, A., & Ferrara, A. (2021). Assessment of executive functions in mice with the Fixed-Ratio schedule of reinforcement. Poster session presented at Symposium de la Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences.

Serrano Navacerrada, M. E.* , Bartholomé, O.* , Van den Ackerveken, P., Ferrara, A., Rogister, B., Plenevaux, A., & Tirelli, E. (2019). Anxiety-like features and spatial memory problems as a consequence of hippocampal SV2A expression. PLoS ONE, 1-20. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0217882
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Zaros, A., & Ferrara, A. (21 May 2019). Effects of testing moment in the circadian sleep-wake rhythm on learning, memory and behavioural flexibility. Poster session presented at "Be prepared to PREPARE (guidelines)", Blankenberge, Belgium.

Zaros, A., & Ferrara, A. (May 2019). Time to switch off lights? Effects of testing moment in the circadian sleep-wake rhythm. Poster session presented at BAPS.

Linden, J., Van de Beek, L., Plumier, J.-C., & Ferrara, A. (18 March 2016). Procedural learning as a measure of functional impairment in a mouse model of ischemic stroke. Behavioural Brain Research, 307, 35-45. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2016.03.032

Tarragon Cros, E., Ferrara, A., Tirelli, E., Bahri, M. A., Plenevaux, A., & Garraux, G. (27 January 2015). Effects of α-synuclein levels on cerebral synaptic function: Validation of a novel PET radioligand for the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Poster session presented at 2015 GIGA day, Liège, Belgium.

Linden, J., Plumier, J.-C., Fassotte, L., & Ferrara, A. (2015). Focal cerebral ischemia impairs motivation in a progressive FR schedule of reinforcement in mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 279, 82-86. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2014.10.042

Linden, J., Plumier, J.-C., Ferrara, A., & Bastin, M. (Other coll.). (10 November 2013). Transient middle cerebral artery occlusion prevents habit formation in C57Bl/6J mice. Poster session presented at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, United States - California.

Linden, J., Plumier, J.-C., Ferrara, A., Fassotte, L. (Other coll.), & Tirelli, E. (Other coll.). (14 October 2013). Assessment of behavioral flexibility after middle cerebral artery occlusion in mice. Behavioral Brain Research, 258, 127-137. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2013.10.028

Linden, J., Plumier, J.-C., & Ferrara, A. (15 November 2011). Ipsilateral motor deficit revealed by operant conditioning following right middle cerebral occlusion in mice. Poster session presented at 40th Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Neuroscience.

Fassotte, L., Linden, J., Ferrara, A., & Plumier, J.-C. (03 November 2011). Evaluation of long-term functional deficits following transient cerebral ischemia in two mouse strains. Poster session presented at 18th Benelux Congress of Zoology, Evolution- Brain- Cognition, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Brabant, C., Tambour, S., Quertemont, E., Ferrara, A., & Tirelli, E. (2011). Do excitatory and inhibitory conditioning processes underlie psychomotor sensitization to amphetamine? An analysis using simple and multiple regressions. Behavioural Brain Research, 221, 227-236. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2011.02.040

Linden, J., Plumier, J.-C., Ferrara, A., & Fransolet, D. (Other coll.). (November 2010). Progressive fixed-ratio schedule reveals long-lasting motivation deficit after transient cerebral ischemia in mice. Poster session presented at 40th Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Neuroscience, San Diego, United States - California.

Ferrara, A., El Bejaoui, S., Seyen, S., Tirelli, E., & Plumier, J.-C. (2009). The usefulness of operant conditioning procedures to assess long-lasting deficits following transient focal ischemia in mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 205 (2), 525-34. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2009.08.011

Ylieff, M., Ferrara, A., Fagniart, C., Voncken, A., & Poncin, P. (2008). Optimizing active avoidance conditioning for high-throughput behavioral and cognitive screening in fish. Proceedings of Measuring behaviour. In A.J. Spink et al., Proceedings of Measuring Behaviour.

El Béjaoui, S., Ferrara, A., Seyen, S., & Plumier, J.-C. (2007). Assessment of motor and cognitive deficits in mice after cerebral ischemia and therapeutic benefit of intrastriatal transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells following transient cerebral ischemia. Poster session presented at 2007 EURON PhD Annual Meeting, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Bouger, P. C., Spowart-Manning, L., Ferrara, A., Schmidt, B. H., & van der Staay, F. J. (August 2004). Effects of acute and repeated administration of a cholinesterase inhibitor on timing behaviour. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 14 (4), 285-294. doi:10.1016/j.euroneuro.2003.08.011

Macar, F., Lejeune, H., Kirsch, M., Ferrara, A., Pouthas, V., Vidal, F., & Maquet, P. (February 2002). Activation of the supplementary motor area and of attentional networks during temporal processing. Experimental Brain Research, 142 (4), 475-485. doi:10.1007/s00221-001-0953-0

Lejeune, H., Huynen, M.-C., & Ferrara, A. (07 December 2000). Temporal differentiation in two strains of small rodents: a wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) and an albino mouse (Mus musculus OF1). Behavioural Processes, 52 (2-3), 155-169. doi:10.1016/S0376-6357(00)00133-9

Comblain, A., Discry, F., & Ferrara, A. (Eds.). (2000). BPS 2000. Annual Meeting of the Belgian Psychological Society. Proceedings. Liège, Belgium: Derouaux.

Ferrara, A. (1999). Dynamique de l'adaptation au temps et modèle de l'horloge interne. Unpublished doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège.
Jury: Lejeune, H. (Promotor).

Ferrara, A. (1999). Apprentissages élémentaires. In J. Rondal, Introduction à la psychologie scientifique (pp. 143-186). Bruxelles, Belgium: Labor.

French, R., & Ferrara, A. (1999). Modelling time perception in rats : evidence for catastrophic interference in animal learning. Paper presented at 21st Congress of Cognitive Sciences, Vancouver, Canada.

Tirelli, E., & Ferrara, A. (1999). Conditioned cocaine effects and lack of habituation to the context in one- and two-week-old rat pups : présentée au Joint Meeting of the Behavioural Pharmacology Society and the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society, Boston, USA, September 1-5, 1999. Behavioural Pharmacology.

Tirelli, E., & Ferrara, A. (1999). Conditioned behavioural effects of cocaine in neonatal and infant rats : incompatibility with the habituation hypothesis of conditioned drug effects. Behavioural Pharmacology, 10, 94.

Lejeune, H., Maquet, P., Bonnet, M., Casini, L., Ferrara, A., Macar, F., Pouthas, V., Timsit-Berthier, M., & Vidal, F. (10 October 1997). The basic pattern of activation in motor and sensory temporal tasks: positron emission tomography data. Neuroscience Letters, 235 (1-2), 21-24. doi:10.1016/S0304-3940(97)00698-8

Ferrara, A., Lejeune, H., & Wearden, J. H. (1997). Changing sensitivity to duration in human scalar timing: An experiment, a review, and some possible explanations. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. B, Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 50B, 217-237.

Lejeune, H., Ferrara, A., Simons, F., & Wearden, J. H. (1997). Adjusting to changes in the time of reinforcement: peak-interval transitions in rats. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Animal Behavior Processes, 23 (2), 211-31. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.23.2.211

Lejeune, H., Maquet, P., Kirsch, M., Casini, L., Ferrara, A., Macar, F., Pouthas, V., & Vidal, F. (1997). Transprocedural invariance of the neural networks involved in the estimation of duration : contribution of PET studies (poster abstract). In M. Besson, Neural substrates of cognitive functions : conference in homage to Jean Requin (1938-1996), Marseille, May 15-16, 1997.

Maquet, P., Lejeune, H., Pouthas, V., Kirsch, M., Casini, L., Macar, F., Timsit-Berthier, M., Vidal, F., Ferrara, A., Degueldre, C., Quaglia, L., Delfiore, G., Luxen, A., Woods, R., Mazziotta, J. C., & Comar, D. (April 1996). Brain activation induced by estimation of duration : A PET study. NeuroImage, 3 (2), 119-126. doi:10.1006/nimg.1996.0014

Wearden, J. H., & Ferrara, A. (1996). Stimulus range effects in temporal bisection by humans. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. B, Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 49 (1), 24-44. doi:10.1080/713932615

Maquet, P., Lejeune, H., Pouthas, V., Kirsch, M., Casini, L., Macar, F., Timsit-Berthier, M., Vidal, F., Franck, A., Ferrara, A., & Comar, D. (1995). Frontal activation observed with PET in visual discrimination involving duration or intensity parameters. In Proceedings of the sixth meeting of the European Neurological Society, Tutzing (Munich), RFA, June 17-21.

Wearden, J. H., & Ferrara, A. (1995). Stimulus spacing effects in temporal bisection by humans. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 48B (4), 289-310. doi:10.1080/14640749508401454

Wearden, J. H., & Ferrara, A. (1993). Subjective shortening in human's memory for stimulus duration. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 46B (2), 163-186. doi:10.1080/14640749308401084

Valentine, T., & Ferrara, A. (1991). Typicality in categorization, recognition and identification : evidence from face recognition. British Journal of Psychology, 82, 87-102. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8295.1991.tb02384.x