Professor Gavan McNally
Professor

Professor Gavan McNally

BSc (Hon) (UNSW)
PhD  (UNSW)

Science
School of Psychology

I am a behavioural neuroscientist. I study the fundamental behavioural and brain mechanisms for learning and motivation and understanding how these apply to clinical conditions such as addictions, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders.  I am interested in identifying these mechanisms, at the cellular, circuit, and systems level and also in translating this fundamental information into new treatments of psychological conditions. To do so, I adopt a systems neuroscience approach combining well controlled behavioural approaches with a variety of approaches (optogenetics, chemogenetics, in vivo calcium imaging, whole brain circuit mapping) in normal and transgenic animals to map and manipulate, at cellular and circuit levels, brain mechanisms. I pursue human clinical applications with colleagues at University of Sydney, Sydney Local Health District, Monash University, and Turning Point.

My research is supported by both the Australian Research Council and the National Health and Medical Research Council. I have previously been an ARC QEII (2008-2012) and Future Fellow (Level 3) (2013 - 2016).

I am Editor-In-Chief of Neurobiology of Learning & Memory and Senior Editor of The Journal of Neuroscience. I am editorial board member of Behavioral Neuroscience, Addiction Neuroscience, and Behavioural Pharmacology. I am the Scientific Program Chair for the 2024 World Congress of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism.

The lab currently comprises 5 Research Fellows, 4 PhD students, research assistants and undergraduate students. Please contact me if you would like to join us.

 

Education

BSc (Hon) (UNSW)
PhD  (UNSW)

Awards and Honours

2009 Association for Psychological Science, International Rising Star
2010 Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
2010 UNSW Faculty of Science Staff Excellence Award for Research and Training
2011 Pavlovian Research Award, The Pavlovian Society 
2017 D.G. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award, American Psychological Association
2017 Fellow, American Psychological Association
2019 Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia
2021 D.G. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award, American Psychological Association

Current Research Staff

Postdoctoral

Dr Zhi Yi Ong 
Dr E. Zayra Millan
Dr Joanna O-Y. Yau
Dr Phillip Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel
Dr Eun A Choi

PhD

Bixuan Lin
Si Yin Lui
Sophia Gilchrist
Eddie Wise


 

Phone
02 9385 3044
Location
School of Psychology University of New South Wales Sydney NSW 2052 Mathews Building Room 512
  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Khoo S; McNally G; Clemens K, 2019, 'The orexin system and nicotine addiction: Preclinical insights', in Preedy VR (ed.), Neuroscience of Nicotine: Mechanisms and treatment, Academic Press, pp. 509 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813035-3.00061-7
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Khoo SY-S; McNally GP; Clemens KJ, 2019, 'Chapter 61 The Orexin System and Nicotine Addiction: Preclinical Insights', in Neuroscience of Nicotine, pp. 509 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-813035-3.00061-7
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Prasad AA; McNally GP, 2019, 'Chapter 17 Ventral Pallidum and Alcohol Addiction', in Neuroscience of Alcohol, pp. 163 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-813125-1.00017-9
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Prasad AA; McNally GP, 2019, 'Ventral pallidum and alcohol addiction', in Neuroscience of Alcohol: Mechanisms and Treatment, pp. 163 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813125-1.00017-9
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Millan EZ; Ong ZY; McNally GP, 2017, 'Paraventricular thalamus: Gateway to feeding, appetitive motivation, and drug addiction', in Progress in Brain Research, Elsevier B.V., pp. 113 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.pbr.2017.07.006
    Book Chapters | 2012
    McNally GP; Cole S, 2012, 'Endogenous Opioids in Fear Learning', in Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer US, pp. 1151 - 1153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1428-6_786
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Choi EA; Husić M; Millan EZ; Gilchrist S; Power JM; Jean-Richard Dit Bressel P; McNally GP, 2022, 'A Corticothalamic Circuit Trades off Speed for Safety during Decision-Making under Motivational Conflict', The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, vol. 42, pp. 3473 - 3483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0088-22.2022
    Journal articles | 2022
    Jean Richard dit Bressel P; McNally GP, 2022, 'Punishment and compulsion: more than meets the eye', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 47, pp. 425 - 426, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41386-021-01182-4
    Journal articles | 2022
    Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Tran J; Didachos A; McNally GP, 2022, 'Instrumental aversion coding in the basolateral amygdala and its reversion by a benzodiazepine', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 47, pp. 1199 - 1209, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41386-021-01176-2
    Journal articles | 2022
    Yau JOY; McNally GP, 2022, 'The Activity of Ventral Tegmental Area Dopamine Neurons During Shock Omission Predicts Safety Learning', Behavioral Neuroscience, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bne0000506
    Journal articles | 2021
    Bouton ME; Maren S; McNally GP, 2021, 'Behavioral and neurobiological mechanisms of pavlovian and instrumental extinction learning', Physiological Reviews, vol. 101, pp. 611 - 681, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/physrev.00016.2020
    Journal articles | 2021
    James MH; McNally GP; Li X, 2021, 'Editorial: Role of the Thalamus in Motivated Behavior', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 15, pp. 720592, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2021.720592
    Journal articles | 2021
    Jean-Richard-dit-bressel P; Lee JC; Liew SX; Weidemann G; Lovibond PF; McNally GP, 2021, 'Punishment insensitivity in humans is due to failures in instrumental contingency learning', eLife, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.69594
    Journal articles | 2021
    Liu Y; McNally GP, 2021, 'Dopamine and relapse to drug seeking', Journal of Neurochemistry, vol. 157, pp. 1572 - 1584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jnc.15309
    Journal articles | 2021
    McNally GP, 2021, 'Motivational competition and the paraventricular thalamus', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol. 125, pp. 193 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.02.021
    Journal articles | 2021
    Peng CY; Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Gilchrist S; Power JM; McNally GP, 2021, 'Phasic inhibition of dopamine neurons is an instrumental punisher.', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 135, pp. 415 - 425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bne0000445
    Journal articles | 2021
    Yau JOY; Chaichim C; Power JM; McNally GP, 2021, 'The Roles of Basolateral Amygdala Parvalbumin Neurons in Fear Learning', The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, vol. 41, pp. 9223 - 9234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2461-20.2021
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dixon TN; McNally GP; Ong ZY, 2020, 'Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Signaling in the Ventral Tegmental Area Reduces Alcohol Self-Administration in Male Rats', Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 44, pp. 2118 - 2129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acer.14437
    Journal articles | 2020
    Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Clifford CWG; McNally GP, 2020, 'Analyzing Event-Related Transients: Confidence Intervals, Permutation Tests, and Consecutive Thresholds', Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnmol.2020.00014
    Journal articles | 2020
    Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Ma C; Bradfield L; Killcross S; McNally G, 2020, 'Punishment insensitivity emerges from impaired contingency detection, not aversion insensitivity or reward dominance', eLife, http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.52765
    Journal articles | 2020
    Liu Y; Jean-Richard-Dit-Bressel P; Yau JOY; Willing A; Prasad AA; Power JM; Killcross S; Clifford CWG; McNally GP, 2020, 'The mesolimbic dopamine activity signatures of relapse to alcohol-seeking', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 40, pp. 6409 - 6427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.072420.2020
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ong ZY; McNally GP, 2020, 'CART in energy balance and drug addiction: Current insights and mechanisms', Brain research, vol. 1740, pp. 146852, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2020.146852
    Journal articles | 2020
    Prasad AA; McNally GP, 2020, 'The ventral pallidum and relapse in alcohol seeking', British Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 177, pp. 3855 - 3864, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bph.15160
    Journal articles | 2020
    Prasad AA; Xie C; Chaichim C; Nguyen JH; McClusky HE; Killcross S; Power JM; McNally GP, 2020, 'Complementary roles for ventral pallidum cell types and their projections in relapse', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 40, pp. 880 - 893, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0262-19.2019
    Journal articles | 2019
    Choi EA; Jean-Richard-Dit-Bressel P; Clifford C; Mcnally G, 2019, 'Paraventricular thalamus controls behavior during motivational conflict', IBRO Reports, vol. 6, pp. S68 - S68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibror.2019.07.224
    Journal articles | 2019
    Choi EA; Jean-Richard-Dit-Bressel P; Clifford CWG; McNally GP, 2019, 'Paraventricular thalamus controls behavior during motivational conflict', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 39, pp. 4945 - 4958, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2480-18.2019
    Journal articles | 2019
    Gibson GD; Millan EZ; McNally GP, 2019, 'The nucleus accumbens shell in reinstatement and extinction of drug seeking', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 50, pp. 2014 - 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ejn.14084
    Journal articles | 2019
    Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Ma C; Bradfield LA; Killcross S; McNally GP, 2019, 'Punishment insensitivity emerges from impaired contingency detection, not aversion insensitivity or reward dominance', eLife, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.52765
    Journal articles | 2019
    Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; McNally GP, 2019, 'Visualizing Infralimbic Control over Incubation of Cocaine Craving', Neuron, vol. 103, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2019.06.008
    Journal articles | 2019
    Mcnally G, 2019, 'Ventral striatopallidal circuits that promote or prevent reward seeking', IBRO Reports, vol. 6, pp. S36 - S36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibror.2019.07.106
    Journal articles | 2019
    Peng C; Jean-Richard Dit Bressel P; Mcnally G, 2019, 'A role of midbrain dopamine neurons in negative punishment', IBRO Reports, vol. 6, pp. S193 - S193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibror.2019.07.605
    Journal articles | 2019
    Yau J; Mcnally G, 2019, 'The role of basolateral amygdala parvalbumin neurons in the blocking of Pavlovian fear', IBRO Reports, vol. 6, pp. S208 - S208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibror.2019.07.648
    Journal articles | 2019
    Yau JOY; McNally GP, 2019, 'Rules for aversive learning and decision-making', Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, vol. 26, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2018.08.006
    Journal articles | 2018
    Baker KD; McNally GP; Richardson R, 2018, 'D-Cycloserine facilitates fear extinction in adolescent rats and differentially affects medial and lateral prefrontal cortex activation', Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, vol. 86, pp. 262 - 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2018.06.007
    Journal articles | 2018
    Gibson GD; Prasad AA; Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Yau JOY; Millan EZ; Liu Y; Campbell EJ; Lim J; Marchant NJ; Power JM; Killcross S; Lawrence AJ; McNally GP, 2018, 'Distinct Accumbens Shell Output Pathways Promote versus Prevent Relapse to Alcohol Seeking', Neuron, vol. 98, pp. 512 - 520.e6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2018.03.033
    Journal articles | 2018
    Jean-Richard-Dit-Bressel P; Killcross S; McNally GP, 2018, 'Behavioral and neurobiological mechanisms of punishment: Implications for psychiatric disorders', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 43, pp. 1639 - 1650, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41386-018-0047-3
    Journal articles | 2018
    Khoo SY; Lay BPP; Joya J; McNally GP, 2018, 'Local anaesthetic refinement of pentobarbital euthanasia reduces abdominal writhing without affecting immunohistochemical endpoints in rats', Laboratory Animals, vol. 52, pp. 152 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0023677217721260
    Journal articles | 2018
    Khoo SYS; Clemens KJ; McNally GP, 2018, 'Palatable food self-administration and reinstatement are not affected by dual orexin receptor antagonism', Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, vol. 87, pp. 147 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2017.06.028
    Journal articles | 2018
    Sengupta A; Yau JOY; Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Liu Y; Millan EZ; Power JM; McNally GP, 2018, 'Basolateral amygdala neurons maintain aversive emotional salience', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 38, pp. 3001 - 3012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2460-17.2017
    Journal articles | 2018
    Yau JOY; McNally GP, 2018, 'Brain mechanisms controlling pavlovian fear conditioning', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, vol. 44, pp. 341 - 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xan0000181
    Journal articles | 2017
    Arico C; Bagley EE; Carrive P; Assareh N; McNally GP, 2017, 'Effects of chemogenetic excitation or inhibition of the ventrolateral periaqueductal gray on the acquisition and extinction of Pavlovian fear conditioning', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 144, pp. 186 - 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2017.07.006
    Journal articles | 2017
    Assareh N; Bagley EE; Carrive P; McNally GP, 2017, 'Brief optogenetic inhibition of rat lateral or ventrolateral periaqueductal gray augments the acquisition of pavlovian fear conditioning', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 131, pp. 454 - 459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bne0000217
    Journal articles | 2017
    Choi EA; McNally GP, 2017, 'Paraventricular thalamus balances danger and reward', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 37, pp. 3018 - 3029, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3320-16.2017
    Journal articles | 2017
    Choi EA; McNally GP, 2017, 'Paraventricular thalamus influences approach and avoidance', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 37, pp. 1
    Journal articles | 2017
    Khoo SY; McNally GP; Clemens KJ, 2017, 'The dual orexin receptor antagonist TCS1102 does not affect reinstatement of nicotine-seeking', PLoS One, vol. 12, pp. e0173967 - e0173967, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0173967
    Journal articles | 2017
    Khoo SYS; Gibson GD; Prasad AA; McNally GP, 2017, 'How contexts promote and prevent relapse to drug seeking', Genes, Brain and Behavior, vol. 16, pp. 185 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gbb.12328
    Journal articles | 2017
    Sengupta A; Yau JOY; Bressel PJ-RD; Liu Y; Zayra Millan E; Power J; McNally G, 2017, 'Basolateral amygdala glutamatergic neurons maintain aversive emotional salience', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/186072
    Journal articles | 2016
    Assareh N; Sarrami M; Carrive P; McNally GP, 2016, 'The organization of defensive behavior elicited by optogenetic excitation of rat lateral or ventrolateral periaqueductal gray', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 130, pp. 406 - 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bne0000151
    Journal articles | 2016
    Furlong TM; Richardson R; McNally GP, 2016, 'Habituation and extinction of fear recruit overlapping forebrain structures', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 128, pp. 7 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2015.11.013
    Journal articles | 2016
    Jean-Richard-Dit-Bressel P; McNally GP, 2016, 'Lateral, not medial, prefrontal cortex contributes to punishment and aversive instrumental learning', Learning and Memory, vol. 23, pp. 607 - 617, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.042820.116
    Journal articles | 2016
    Prasad AA; McNally GP, 2016, 'Ventral pallidum output pathways in context-induced reinstatement of alcohol seeking', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 36, pp. 11716 - 11726, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2580-16.2016
    Journal articles | 2016
    Sengupta A; Winters B; Bagley EE; McNally GP, 2016, 'Disrupted prediction error links excessive amygdala activation to excessive fear', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 36, pp. 385 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3670-15.2016
    Journal articles | 2015
    Jean-Richard-Dit-Bressel P; McNally GP, 2015, 'The role of the basolateral amygdala in punishment', Learning and Memory, vol. 22, pp. 128 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.035907.114
    Journal articles | 2015
    Khoo AT; Gibson GD; Prasad AA; McNally GP, 2015, 'Role of the striatopallidal pathway in renewal and reacquisition of alcohol seeking', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 129, pp. 2 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bne0000036
    Journal articles | 2015
    Li SSY; McNally GP, 2015, 'A role of nucleus accumbens dopamine receptors in the nucleus accumbens core, but not shell, in fear prediction error', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 129, pp. 450 - 456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bne0000071
    Journal articles | 2015
    Li SSY; McNally GP, 2015, 'Selecting danger signals: Dissociable roles of nucleus accumbens shell and core glutamate in predictive fear learning', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 41, pp. 1515 - 1523, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ejn.12892
    Journal articles | 2015
    Yau JOY; McNally GP, 2015, 'Pharmacogenetic excitation of dorsomedial prefrontal cortex restores fear prediction error', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 35, pp. 74 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3777-14.2015
    Journal articles | 2014
    Arico C; McNally GP, 2014, 'Opioid receptors regulate blocking and overexpectation of fear learning in conditioned suppression', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 128, pp. 199 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0036133
    Journal articles | 2014
    Jean-Richard Dit Bressel P; McNally GP, 2014, 'The role of the lateral habenula in punishment', PloS one, vol. 9, pp. e111699, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0111699
    Journal articles | 2014
    Li SSY; McNally GP, 2014, 'The conditions that promote fear learning: Prediction error and Pavlovian fear conditioning', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 108, pp. 14 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2013.05.002
    Journal articles | 2014
    Mcnally GP, 2014, 'Extinction of drug seeking: Neural circuits and approaches to augmentation', Neuropharmacology, vol. 76, pp. 528 - 532, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2013.06.007
    Journal articles | 2014
    Prasad AA; McNally GP, 2014, 'Effects of vivo morpholino knockdown of lateral hypothalamus orexin/hypocretin on renewal of alcohol seeking', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0110385
    Journal articles | 2014
    Sengupta A; McNally GP, 2014, 'A role for midline and intralaminar thalamus in the associative blocking of Pavlovian fear conditioning', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00148
    Journal articles | 2014
    Willcocks AL; McNally GP, 2014, 'An extinction retrieval cue attenuates renewal but not reacquisition of alcohol seeking', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 128, pp. 83 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0035595
    Journal articles | 2013
    Baker KD; McNally GP; Richardson R, 2013, 'Memory retrieval before or after extinction reduces recovery of fear in adolescent rats', Learning and Memory, vol. 20, pp. 467 - 473, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.031989.113
    Journal articles | 2013
    Cole S; Richardson RD; McNally GP, 2013, 'Ventral Hippocampal Kappa Opioid Receptors Mediate the Renewal of Fear following Extinction in the Rat', PLoS One, vol. 8, pp. Article numbere58701, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0058701
    Journal articles | 2013
    Hutton-Bedbrook K; McNally GP, 2013, 'The Promises and Pitfalls of Retrieval-Extinction Procedures in Preventing Relapse to Drug Seeking', Frontiers in Psychiatry, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2013.00014
    Journal articles | 2013
    Iordanova MD; Haralambous T; McNally GP; Westbrook RF; Haralambous T, 2013, 'Accumbal opioid receptors modulate cue competition in one-trial overshadowing', Brain Research, vol. 1517, pp. 57 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2013.04.019
    Journal articles | 2013
    McNally GP; Perry CJ, 2013, 'Cue competition in the nucleus accumbens: Role of opioid receptors in one-trial overshadowing', Brain Research, pp. 57 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2013.04.019
    Journal articles | 2013
    McNally GP; Willcocks A, 2013, 'The role of medial prefrontal cortex in extinction and reinstatement of alcohol-seeking in rats', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 37, pp. 259 - 268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ejn.12031
    Journal articles | 2013
    Millan EZ; Milligan-Saville J; McNally GP, 2013, 'Memory retrieval, extinction, and reinstatement of alcohol seeking', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 101, pp. 26 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2012.12.010
    Journal articles | 2013
    Nasser HM; McNally GP, 2013, 'Neural correlates of appetitive-aversive interactions in Pavlovian fear conditioning', Learning and Memory, vol. 20, pp. 220 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.029744.112
    Journal articles | 2013
    Perry CJ; McNally GP, 2013, 'μ-Opioid receptors in the nucleus accumbens shell mediate context-induced reinstatement (renewal) but not primed reinstatement of extinguished alcohol seeking', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 127, pp. 535 - 543, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0032981
    Journal articles | 2013
    Perry CJ; Mcnally GP, 2013, 'A role for the ventral pallidum in context-induced and primed reinstatement of alcohol seeking', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 38, pp. 2762 - 2773, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ejn.12283
    Journal articles | 2012
    Baker KB; McNally GP; Richardson RL, 2012, 'D-cycloserine does not facilitate fear extinction by reducing conditioned stimulus processing or promoting conditioned inhibition to contextual cues', Learning and Memory, vol. 19, pp. 461 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.026674.112
    Journal articles | 2012
    Kim JH; Li S; Hamlin AS; Mcnally GP; Richardson RD, 2012, 'Phosphorylation of mitogen-activated protein kinase in the medial prefrontal cortex and the amygdala following memory retrieval or forgetting in developing rats', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 97, pp. 59 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2011.09.005
    Journal articles | 2012
    Marchant NJ; Millan ZE; Mcnally GP, 2012, 'The hypothalamus and the neurobiology of drug seeking', CMLS - Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, vol. 69, pp. 581 - 597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00018-011-0817-0
    Journal articles | 2012
    Millan ZE; McNally GP, 2012, 'Cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript in the nucleus accumbens shell attenuates context-induced reinstatement of alcohol seeking.', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 126, pp. 690 - 698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0029953
    Journal articles | 2012
    Nasser H; Mcnally GP, 2012, 'Appetitive-aversive interactions in Pavlovian fear conditioning.', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 126, pp. 404 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0028341
    Journal articles | 2012
    Perry CJ; Mcnally GP, 2012, 'Naloxone prevents the rapid reacquisition but not acquisition of alcohol seeking', Behavioral neuroscience, vol. 126, pp. 599 - 604, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0029079
    Journal articles | 2012
    Storsve AB; McNally GP; Richardson RD, 2012, 'Renewal and reinstatement of the conditioned but not the unconditioned response following habituation of the unconditioned stimulus', Behavioural Processes, vol. 90, pp. 58 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2012.03.007
    Journal articles | 2011
    Cole S; Richardson RD; McNally GP, 2011, 'Kappa opioid receptors mediate where fear is expressed following extinction training', Learning and Memory, vol. 18, pp. 88 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.2049511
    Journal articles | 2011
    Marchant NJ; Furlong TM; McNally GP, 2011, 'Medial dorsal hypothalamus mediates the inhibition of reward seeking after extinction', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4079-10.2010
    Journal articles | 2011
    Marchant NJ; Hamlin AS; McNally GP, 2011, 'Lateral hypothalamus is required for context-induced reinstatement of extinguished reward seeking (The Journal of Neuroscience (2009) (1331-1342))', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 31
    Journal articles | 2011
    McNally GP; Johansen JP; Blair HT, 2011, 'Placing prediction into the fear circuit', Trends in Neurosciences, vol. 34, pp. 283 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2011.03.005
    Journal articles | 2011
    Mcnally GP, 2011, 'Drug-induced GABA transporter currents enhance GABA release to induce opioid withdrawal behaviors.', Nature Neuroscience, vol. 14, pp. 1548 - 1554, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nn.2940
    Journal articles | 2011
    Millan EZ; Marchant N; McNally GP, 2011, 'Extinction of drug and reward seeking', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 217, pp. 454 - 462
    Journal articles | 2011
    Millan EZ; Mcnally GP, 2011, 'Accumbens shell AMPA receptors mediate expression of extinguished reward seeking through interactions with basolateral amygdala', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 18, pp. 414 - 421, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.2144411
    Journal articles | 2011
    Willcocks A; McNally GP, 2011, 'The role of context in re-acquisition of extinguished alcoholic beer seeking', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 125, pp. 541 - 550, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0024100
    Journal articles | 2010
    Bradfield LA; McNally GP, 2010, 'The role of nucleus accumbens shell in learning about neutral versus excitatory stimuli during Pavlovian fear conditioning', Learning and Memory, vol. 17, pp. 337 - 343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.1798810
    Journal articles | 2010
    Bradfield LA; Mcnally GP, 2010, 'The role of nucleus accumbens shell in learning about neutral versus excitatory stimuli during Pavlovian fear conditioning', Learning and Memory, vol. 17, pp. 243 - 337
    Journal articles | 2010
    Chan WYM; Leung HT; Westbrook RF; Mcnally GP, 2010, 'Effects of recent exposure to a conditioned stimulus on extinction of Pavlovian fear conditioning', Learning and Memory, vol. 17, pp. 512 - 521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.1912510
    Journal articles | 2010
    Furlong TM; Cole S; Hamlin AS; McNally GP, 2010, 'The role of prefrontal cortex in predictive fear learning', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 124, pp. 574 - 586, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0020739
    Journal articles | 2010
    King B; Furlong T; Mcnally GP, 2010, 'Cocaine and amphetamine related transcript (CART) inhibits context induced reinstatement of reward seeking', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 124, pp. 423 - 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0019540
    Journal articles | 2010
    Marchant N; Furlong T; Mcnally GP, 2010, 'Medial dorsal hypothalamus mediates the inhibition of reward seeking after extinction', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 30, pp. 14102 - 14115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4079-10.2010
    Journal articles | 2010
    McNally GP, 2010, 'Scholarly productivity, impact, and quality among academic psychologists at group of eight universities', Australian Journal of Psychology, vol. 62, pp. 204 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049531003667406
    Journal articles | 2010
    Mcnally GP, 2010, 'Scholarly productivity, impact, and quality among Psychology academics at Group of Eight Universities', Australian Journal of Psychology, pp. 214 - 215
    Journal articles | 2010
    Millan EZ; Furlong T; Mcnally GP, 2010, 'Accumbens shell-hypothalamus interactions mediate extinction of alcohol seeking', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 30, pp. 4626 - 4635, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4933-09.2010
    Journal articles | 2010
    Millan EZ; Marchant N; Mcnally GP, 2010, 'Extinction of drug seeking', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 217, pp. 454 - 462, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2010.10.037
    Journal articles | 2010
    Storsve A; Mcnally GP; Richardson RD, 2010, 'US habituation, like CS extinction, produces a decrement in conditioned fear responding that is NMDA dependent and subject to renewal and reinstatement.', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 93, pp. 463 - 471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2009.12.011
    Journal articles | 2009
    Chan WYM; Mcnally GP, 2009, 'Conditioned Stimulus Familiarity Determines Effects of MK-801 on Fear Extinction', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 123, pp. 303 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0014988
    Journal articles | 2009
    Cole S; Mcnally GP, 2009, 'Complementary roles for amygdala and periaqueductal gray in temporal-difference fear learning', Learning and Memory, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.1120509
    Journal articles | 2009
    Garfield JB; Mcnally GP, 2009, 'The Effects of FG7142 on Overexpectation of Pavlovian Fear Conditioning', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 123, pp. 75 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0013814
    Journal articles | 2009
    Hamlin AS; Mcnally GP; Choi EA; Clemens KJ, 2009, 'Paraventricular thalamus mediates context-induced reinstatement (renewal) of extinguished reward seeking', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 29, pp. 802 - 812, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-9568.2009.06623.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Hamlin AS; Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF; Osborne PB, 2009, 'Induction of Fos proteins in regions of the nucleus accumbens and ventrolateral striatum correlates with catalepsy and stereotypic behaviours induced by morphine', Neuropharmacology, vol. 56, pp. 798 - 807, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2009.01.003
    Journal articles | 2009
    Marchant N; Hamlin AS; Mcnally GP, 2009, 'Lateral hypothalamus is required for context-induced reinstatement of extinguished reward seeking', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 29, pp. 1331 - 1342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5194-08.2009
    Journal articles | 2009
    Mcnally GP, 2009, 'The roles of endogenous opioids in fear learning', International Journal of Comparative Psychology, vol. 22, pp. 154 - 170
    Journal articles | 2008
    Bradfield LA; Mcnally GP, 2008, 'Unblocking in Pavlovian fear conditioning', Journal of Experimental Psychology - Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 34, pp. 256 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0097-7403.34.2.256
    Journal articles | 2008
    Hamlin AS; Clemens KJ; Mcnally GP, 2008, 'Renewal of extinguished cocaine-seeking', Neuroscience, vol. 151, pp. 659 - 670, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2007.11.018
    Journal articles | 2008
    McNally GP; Augustyn K; Richardson RD, 2008, 'GABA(A) receptors determine the temporal dynamics of memory retention', Learning and Memory, vol. 15, pp. 106 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.806008
    Journal articles | 2007
    Cole S; Mcnally GP, 2007, 'Opioid receptors mediate direct predictive fear learning: Evidence from one-trial blocking', Learning and Memory, vol. 14, pp. 229 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.489507
    Journal articles | 2007
    Cole S; Mcnally GP, 2007, 'Temporal-difference prediction errors and Pavlovian fear conditioning: Role of NMDA and opioid receptors', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 121, pp. 1043 - 1052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.121.5.1043
    Journal articles | 2007
    Hamlin AS; Mcnally GP; Osborne PB, 2007, 'Induction of c-Fos and zif268 in the nociceptive amygdala parallel abstinence hyperalgesia in rats briefly exposed to morphine', Neuropharmacology, vol. 53, pp. 330 - 343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2007.05.017
    Journal articles | 2007
    Hamlin AS; Newby J; Mcnally GP, 2007, 'The neural correlates and role of D1 dopamine receptors in renewal of extinguished alcohol-seeking', Neuroscience, vol. 146, pp. 525 - 536, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2007.01.063
    Journal articles | 2007
    Tang H; Mcnally GP; Richardson RD, 2007, 'The effects of FG7142 on two types of forgetting in 18-day-old rats', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 121, pp. 1421 - 1425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.121.6.1421
    Journal articles | 2006
    Blatchford K; Choi EA; Mcnally GP, 2006, 'Altered responsivity to central administrations of corticotropin-releasing factor in rats with a history of opiate exposures', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 120, pp. 1169 - 1174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.120.5.1169
    Journal articles | 2006
    Hamlin AS; Blatchford K; Mcnally GP, 2006, 'Renewal of an extinguished instrumental response: Neural correlates and the role of D1 dopamine receptors', Neuroscience, vol. 143, pp. 25 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2006.07.035
    Journal articles | 2006
    Iordanova MD; Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 2006, 'Opioid receptors in the nucleus accumbens regulate attentional learning in the blocking paradigm', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 26, pp. 4036 - 4045, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4679-05.2006
    Journal articles | 2006
    Kim JH; Mcnally GP; Richardson RD, 2006, 'Recovery of fear memories in rats: Role of gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) in infantile amnesia', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 120, pp. 40 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.120.1.40
    Journal articles | 2006
    McNally G; Westbrook RF, 2006, 'The effect of the inter trial interval on Pavlovian conditioned fear', Australian Journal of Psychology, vol. 58, pp. 85 - 86, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000242541400306&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Journal articles | 2006
    Mcnally GP; Carrive P, 2006, 'A telemetric examination of cardiovascular function during the development of, and recovery from, opiate dependence in rats', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 88, pp. 55 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2006.03.007
    Journal articles | 2006
    Mcnally GP; Cole S, 2006, 'Opioid receptors in the midbrain periaqueductal gray regulate prediction errors during Pavlovian fear conditioning', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 120, pp. 313 - 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.120.2.313
    Journal articles | 2006
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 2006, 'A short intertrial interval facilitates acquisition of context-conditioned fear and a short retention interval facilitates its expression', Journal of Experimental Psychology - Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 32, pp. 164 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0097-7403.32.2.164
    Journal articles | 2006
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 2006, 'Predicting danger: The nature, consequences, and neural mechanisms of predictive fear learning', Learning and Memory, vol. 13, pp. 245 - 253
    Journal articles | 2006
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 2006, 'Predicting danger: The nature, consequences, and neural mechanisms of predictive fear learning', Learning and Memory, vol. 13, pp. 245 - 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/lm.196606
    Journal articles | 2006
    Weber MF; Mcnally GP; Richardson RD, 2006, 'Opioid receptors regulate retrieval of infant fear memories: Effects of naloxone on infantile amnesia', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 120, pp. 702 - 709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.120.3.702
    Journal articles | 2005
    Diamond K; Westbrook RF; Mcnally GP; Blatchford K, 2005, 'Increased Vulnerability to Stress Following Opiate Exposures: Behavioral and Autonomic Correlates', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 119, pp. 1034 - 1041, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.119.4.1034
    Journal articles | 2005
    Mcnally GP, 2005, 'Facilitation of fear extinction by midbrain periaqueductal gray infusions of RB 101(S), an inhibitor of enkephalin-degrading enzymes', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 119, pp. 1672 - 1677, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.119.6.1672
    Journal articles | 2005
    Mcnally GP; Lam S, 2005, 'Altered Vulnerability to Acute Opiate Withdrawal Following Stress: Roles of N-Methyl-D-Aspartate and Glucocorticoid Receptors', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 119, pp. 1215 - 1221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.119.5.1215
    Journal articles | 2005
    Mcnally GP; Lee B; Chiem J; Choi EA, 2005, 'The Midbrain Periaqueductal Gray and Fear Extinction: Opioid Receptor Subtype and Roles of Cyclic AMP, Protein Kinase A, and Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 119, pp. 1023 - 1033, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.119.4.1023
    Journal articles | 2004
    Mcnally GP; Pigg M; Weidemann G, 2004, 'Blocking, unblocking, and overexpectation of fear: Opioid receptors regulate Pavlovian association formation', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 118, pp. 111 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.118.1.111
    Journal articles | 2004
    Mcnally GP; Pigg M; Weidemann G, 2004, 'Opioid receptors in the midbrain periaqueductal gray matter regulate the extinction of Pavlovian fear conditioning', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 24, pp. 6912 - 6919, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1828-04.2004
    Journal articles | 2003
    McNally GP; Johnston IN, 2003, 'A role for opioid peptides in communication between the immune and central nervous systems: Evidence from illness-induced hyperalgesia', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, vol. 55, pp. 85 - 86, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000186983200371&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2003
    McNally GP; Westbrook RF, 2003, 'Anterograde Amnesia for Pavlovian Fear Conditioning and the Role of One-Trial Overshadowing: Effects of Preconditioning Exposures to Morphine in the Rat', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 29, pp. 222 - 232, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0097-7403.29.3.222
    Journal articles | 2003
    McNally GP; Westbrook RF, 2003, 'Temporally Graded, Context-Specific Retrograde Amnesia and its Alleviation by Context Preexposure: Effects of Postconditioning Exposures to Morphine in the Rat', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 29, pp. 130 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0097-7403.29.2.130
    Journal articles | 2003
    Mcnally GP; Akil H, 2003, 'Selective down-regulation of hippocampal glucocorticoid receptors during opiate dependence', Molecular Brain Research, vol. 118, pp. 152 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0169-328X(03)00333-4
    Journal articles | 2003
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 2003, 'Opioid receptors regulate the extinction of Pavlovian fear conditioning', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 117, pp. 1292 - 1301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.117.6.1292
    Journal articles | 2003
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 2003, 'Temporally-graded anterograde deficits in Pavlovian fear conditioning and the role of one-trial overshadowing: Effects of pre-conditioning exposures to morphine.', Journal of Experimental Psychology - Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 29, pp. 222 - 232
    Journal articles | 2003
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 2003, 'Temporally-graded, context specific retrograde amnesia and its alleviation by context pre-exposure: Effects of post-conditioning exposures', Journal of Experimental Psychology - Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 29, pp. 30 - 142
    Journal articles | 2003
    Richardson R; McNally GP, 2003, 'Effects of an odor paired with illness on startle, freezing, and analgesia in rats', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 78, pp. 213 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0031-9384(02)00974-5
    Journal articles | 2003
    Richardson RD; Mcnally GP, 2003, 'Effects of an odor paired with illness on freezing, analgesia, and startle in rats', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 78, pp. 213 - 219
    Journal articles | 2002
    McNally GP; Akil H, 2002, 'Role of corticotropin-releasing hormone in the amygdala and bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in the behavioral, pain modulatory, and endocrine consequences of opiate withdrawal', Neuroscience, vol. 112, pp. 605 - 617, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0306-4522(02)00105-7
    Journal articles | 2002
    Westbrook RF; Iordanova MD; Mcnally GP; Richardson RD; Harris J, 2002, 'Reinstatement of fear to an extinguished conditioned stimulus: two roles for context', Journal of Experimental Psychology - Animal Behavior Processes, vol. 28, pp. 97 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0097-7403.28.1.97
    Journal articles | 2001
    McNally GP; Akil H, 2001, 'Effects of contextual or olfactory cues previously paired with morphine withdrawal on behavior and pain sensitivity in the rat', Psychopharmacology, vol. 156, pp. 381 - 387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s002130100743
    Journal articles | 2000
    McNally GP; Johnston IN; Westbrook RF, 2000, 'A peripheral, intracerebral, or intrathecal administration of an opioid receptor antagonist blocks illness-induced hyperalgesia in the rat.', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 114, pp. 1183 - 1190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037//0735-7044.114.6.1183
    Journal articles | 2000
    Mcnally GP; Johnston IN; Westbrook RF, 2000, 'A peripheral, intracerebral, or intrathecal administration of an opioid receptor antagonist blocks illness-induced hyperalgesia in rats', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 114, pp. 1183 - 1190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.114.6.1183
    Journal articles | 2000
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 2000, 'Acute exposure to saccharin reduces morphine analgesia in the rat: evidence for involvement of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors and peripheral opioid receptors', Psychopharmacology, vol. 149, pp. 56 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s002139900337
    Journal articles | 1999
    McNally GP, 1999, 'Pain facilitatory circuits in the mammalian central nervous system: Their behavioral significance and role in morphine analgesic tolerance', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol. 23, pp. 1059 - 1078, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0149-7634(99)00040-8
    Journal articles | 1999
    Mcnally GP; Gorissen MC; Low TL; Westbrook RF, 1999, 'Effects of contextual cues previously paired with footshock or illness on behavior and pain sensitivity in the rat', Animal Learning and Behavior, vol. 27, pp. 416 - 425, http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/BF03209978
    Journal articles | 1998
    McNally GP; Westbrook RF, 1998, 'Effects of systemic, intracerebral, or intrathecal administration on an N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist on associative morphine analgesic tolerance and hyperalgesia in rats.', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 112, pp. 966 - 978, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037//0735-7044.112.4.966
    Journal articles | 1998
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 1998, 'Effects of systemic, intracerebral, or intrathecal administration of an N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist on associative morphine analgesic tolerance and hyperalgesia in rats.', Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 112, pp. 966 - 978, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0735-7044.112.4.966
    Journal articles | 1998
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 1998, 'Test type influences the expression of lithium chloride-induced hyperalgesia.', Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, vol. 61, pp. 385 - 394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0091-3057(98)00122-1
    Journal articles |
    Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Lee JC; Liew SX; Weidemann G; Lovibond PF; McNally GP, 'Punishment insensitivity in humans is due to failures in instrumental contingency learning', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.23.441174
  • Working Papers |
    McNally GP, An arbiter model of motivational selection, Center for Open Science, http://dx.doi.org10.31234/osf.io/b7eux
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Baker K; McNally G; Richardson R, 2018, 'D-Cycloserine Facilitates Fear Extinction in Adolescent Rats and Differentially Affects Medial and Lateral Prefrontal Cortex Activation', in BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, New York, NY, pp. S133 - S134, presented at 73rd Annual Scientific Convention and Meeting of the Society-of-Biological-Psychiatry (SOBP), New York, NY, 10 May 2018 - 12 May 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2018.02.349
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Khoo SY; McNally GP; Clemens KJ, 2015, 'effect of the dual orexin receptor antagonist TCS1102 on intravenous nicotine self-administration and reinstatement in the rat', in JOURNAL OF NEUROCHEMISTRY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Cairns, AUSTRALIA, Vol. 134, pp. 215 - 215, presented at 25th Biennial Meeting of the International-Society-for-Neurochemistry Jointly with the 13th Meeting of the Asian-Pacific-Society-for-Neurochemistry in Conjunction with the 35th Meeting of the Australasian-Neuroscience-Society, Cairns, AUSTRALIA, 23 August 2015 - 27 August 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000360206300525&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Hutton-Bedbrook KE; McNally GP, 2013, 'MTEP AFFECTS THE ACQUISITION OF THE EXTINCTION OF ALCOHOL-SEEKING', in BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, pp. E51 - E51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.fbp.0000434854.78655.9e
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Chan WYM; McNally GP, 2011, 'EFFECTS OF MEMORY RETRIEVAL ON PAVLOVIAN EXTINCTION', in BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, pp. E60 - E60, presented at 14th Biennial Meeting of the European-Behavioural-Pharmacology-Society, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, 26 August 2011 - 29 August 2011, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000300365200209&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Hutton-Bedbrook KE; Marchant NJ; Cole S; McNally GP, 2011, 'LEARNING EXTINCTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEER SELF-ADMINISTRATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED PMAPK EXPRESSION IN ORBITOFRONTAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX AND LATERAL AMYGDALA', in BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, pp. E54 - E54, presented at 14th Biennial Meeting of the European-Behavioural-Pharmacology-Society, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, 26 August 2011 - 29 August 2011, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000300365200189&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Millan EZ; McNally GP, 2011, 'THE EFFECTS OF COCAINE-AND AMPHETAMINE-REGULATED TRANSCRIPT ON CONTEXT-INDUCED REINSTATEMENT (RENEWAL) OF REWARD SEEKING', in BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, pp. E18 - E18, presented at 14th Biennial Meeting of the European-Behavioural-Pharmacology-Society, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, 26 August 2011 - 29 August 2011, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000300365200066&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Perry CJ; McNally GP, 2011, 'THE ROLE OF AN OPIOID RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST ON RELAPSE OF BEER SEEKING', in BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, pp. E54 - E54, presented at 14th Biennial Meeting of the European-Behavioural-Pharmacology-Society, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, 26 August 2011 - 29 August 2011, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000300365200188&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Willcocks AL; McNally GP, 2011, 'THE ROLE OF mPFC SUBREGIONS IN CONTEXT-INDUCED REINSTATEMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEER-SEEKING', in BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, pp. E53 - E53, presented at 14th Biennial Meeting of the European-Behavioural-Pharmacology-Society, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, 26 August 2011 - 29 August 2011, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000300365200187&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Christie M; Bagley EE; Hacker J; Mcnally GP; Chefer V; Shippenberg T, 2009, 'ADAPTATIONS IN PROTEIN KINASE A CASCADES INDICATE NOVEL THERAPEUTICS IN OPIOID ADDICTION', in Journal of Neurochemistry, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, England, pp. 14 - 14, presented at 22nd Biennial Meeting of the International-Society-of-Neurochemistry/Asian-Pacific-Society-for-Neurochemistry, Busan, SOUTH KOREA, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000268550400027&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Papers | 1997
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 1997, 'Effects of a flavor paired with morphine on subsequent morphine analgesic and basal nociceptive sensitivity', in Society for Stimulus Properties of Drugs 20th Annual Meeting, Society for Stimulus Properties of Drugs 20th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, pp. ? - ?, presented at Society for Stimulus Properties of Drugs 20th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 24 October 1997 - 25 October 1997
    Conference Papers | 1997
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 1997, 'Mechanisms of associative morphine analgesic tolerance and hyperalgesia in the rat', in Proceedings of the Society for Neuroscience, 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, pp. 266 - 266, presented at 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 25 October 1997 - 30 October 1997
    Conference Papers | 1996
    Mcnally GP; Westbrook RF, 1996, 'Evidence for involvement of the NMDA receptor in the expression of learned morphine analgesic tolerance and hyperalgesia in the rat', in Proceedings of Aust Neuroscience Society, 16th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, University of Adelaide, pp. 172 - 172, presented at 16th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, University of Adelaide, 01 February 1996 - 04 February 1996
    Preprints |
    Assareh N; Bagley EE; Carrive P; McNally GP, Brief optogenetic inhibition of rat lateral or ventrolateral periaqueductal gray augments the acquisition of Pavlovian fear conditioning, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/191841
    Preprints |
    Choi EA; Husić M; Millan EZ; Jean Richard dit Bressel P; McNally GP, A corticothalamic circuit trades off speed for safety during decision-making under motivational conflict, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.11.21.469477
    Preprints |
    Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Tran J; Didachos A; McNally GP, Instrumental aversion coding in the basolateral amygdala and its reversion by a benzodiazepine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.07.08.451726
    Preprints |
    Liu Y; Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Yau JO-Y; Willing A; Prasad AA; Power JM; Killcross S; Clifford CWG; McNally GP, The mesolimbic dopamine signatures of relapse to alcohol-seeking, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.06.981605
    Preprints |
    Millan EZ; Lim JH; Power JM; McNally GP, Rapid appetitive transitions are sculpted by amygdala to accumbens pathways, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.11.435530
    Preprints |
    Mitchell CS; Fisher SD; Yeoh JW; Pearl AJ; Burton NJ; Bains JS; McNally GP; Andrews ZA; Graham BA; Dayas CV, A ventral striatal-orexin/hypocretin circuit modulates approach but not consumption of food, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.05.979468
    Preprints |
    Peng CY; Jean-Richard-dit-Bressel P; Gilchrist S; Power JM; McNally GP, Phasic inhibition of dopamine neurons is an instrumental punisher, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.11.25.399220
    Preprints |
    Prasad AA; Xie C; Chaichim C; Killcross S; Power JM; McNally GP, Complementary roles for ventral pallidum cell types and their projections in relapse, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/533554
    Preprints |
    Yau JO-Y; Chaichim C; Power JM; McNally GP, Basolateral amygdala parvalbumin neurons report aversive prediction error to constrain fear learning, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.22.307561

Current Funding

Australian Research Council
Discovery Project, 2022 - 2024. Punishment learning: From cells to circuits to behaviour (CI: McNally). Direct Research Costs: $581,153

Discovery Project, 2020 - 2022. How the brain resolves motivational conflict (CI: McNally). Direct Research Costs: $553,025

National Health and Medical Research Council
Synergy Grant: 2022 - 2026. Linking clinical and basic science discovery to find new treatments for alcohol-use disorder (CIs; Haber, Morley, Lawrence, Manning, Lubman, McNally, Millan, Arunogiri). Direct Research Costs: $5,000,000

Ideas Grant: 2022 - 2026. Novel pathways to abstinence from alcohol seeking (CIs: McNally, Millan, Power). Direct Research Costs: $1,104,880

Project Grant: 2018 - 2022: The actions of naltrexone in midbrain reward circuits (CI: McNally). $862,204

2009 Association for Psychological Science, International Rising Star
2010 Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
2010 UNSW Faculty of Science Staff Excellence Award for Research and Training
2011 Pavlovian Research Award, The Pavlovian Society 
2016 D.G. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award, American Psychological Association
2017 Fellow, American Psychological Association
2019 Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia
2021 D.G. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award, American Psychological Association

PSYC2081 Learning & Physiological Psychology

PSYC3051 Physiological Psychology