Publication links on Pubmed and Google Scholar. Updating with PDFs soon.  In the meantime please email David for PDFs

Kaminska B., Caballero, J.P., and Moorman D.E. Integration of value and action in medial prefrontal neural systems.  Chapter in “What does Medial Frontal Cortex Signal During Behavior? Insights from Behavioral Neurophysiology”In Press

den Hartog C.R., Blandino K.L., Nash ML, Sjogren E.R. , Grampetro M.A. , Moorman D.E., and Vazey E.M. Noradrenergic tone mediates marble burying behavior after chronic stress and ethanol.  Psychopharmacology.  2020; 237(10):3021-3031.

Hernandez J.S., Binette A.N., Rahman T., Tarantino J.D. , and Moorman D.E. Chemogenetic inactivation of orbitofrontal cortex decreases cue-induced reinstatement of ethanol and sucrose seeking in male and female wistar rats. Alcohol Clin. Exp. Res. 2020; Online ahead of print.

Hernandez J.S. and Moorman D.E. Orbitofrontal cortex encodes preference for alcohol. 2020; 7(4): eNeuro.0402-19.2020.

Arinze, I. and Moorman D.E. Selective impact of lateral orbitofrontal cortex inactivation on reinstatement of alcohol seeking in male Long-Evans rats.   Neuropharmacology 2020; Online ahead of print

Caballero J.P., Scarpa G.B., Remage-Healey L, and Moorman D.E. Differential effects of dorsal and ventral medial prefrontal cortex inactivation during natural reward seeking, extinction, and reinstatement. eNeuro. 2019; 6(5). pii: eNEURO.0296-19.2019.

Bercovici D.A., Princz-Lebel O., Tse M., Moorman D.E., and Floresco S.B. Optogenetic dissection of temporal dynamics of amygdala-striatal interplay during risk/reward decision making. eNeuro. 2018; 5(6). pii: ENEURO.0422-18.2018.

Vazey E.M., Moorman D.E., and Aston-Jones G. Phasic locus coeruleus activity regulates cortical encoding of salience information. Proc Natl Acad Sci 2018;115(40): E9439-E9448.

Moorman D.E. The hypocretin/orexin system as a target for excessive motivation in alcohol use disorders. Psychopharmacology. 2018. 235(6): 1663-1680. (Review).

Vazey E.M., den Hartog C.R., and Moorman D.E., Central noradrenergic interactions with alcohol and regulation of alcohol related behaviors. Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2018; 248:239-260. (Review).

Anderson R.A., Moorman D.E., and Becker H.C. Contribution of dynorphin and orexin neuropeptide systems to the motivational effects of alcohol.  Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2018; 248:473-503. (Review).

Moorman D.E. The role of the orbitofrontal cortex in alcohol use, abuse, and dependence. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2018;87(Pt A):85-107. (Review).

Rodberg E.M., den Hartog C.R., Anderson R.A., Becker H.C., Moorman D.E., and Vazey E.M. Stress facilitates the development of cognitive dysfunction after chronic ethanol exposure. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2017. 41(9):1574-1583.

James M.H., Mahler S.V., Moorman D.E., Aston-Jones G. A decade of orexin/hypocretin and addiction: Where are we now? Curr. Top. Behav. Neurosci.; 2017 1654 (Pt A):34-42. (Review)

Moorman D.E.*, James, M.H.*, Kilroy, E.A., Aston-Jones G.  Orexin/hypocretin-1 receptor antagonism reduces ethanol self-administration and reinstatement selectively in highly-motivated rats.  Brain Res. 2017. 1654: 34-42. *co-first authors

Lopez M.F.*, Moorman D.E.*, Aston-Jones G., Becker H.C. Orexin receptor antagonism selectively reduces alcohol seeking in dependent mice. Brain Res. 1636: 74:80. *co-first authors

Moorman D.E., James, M.H., Kilroy, E.A., Aston-Jones G.  Orexin neuron activation is correlated with alcohol seeking and preference in a subregion-dependent manner. Eur. J. Neurosci. 2016. 43(5): 710-20.

Zhou B., Moorman D.E., Ombao H., Behseta S. Shahbaba B.  A dynamic Bayesian model for characterizing cross neuronal spike train interactions during decision making. J Am Stat Assoc. 111:514, 459-471.

Moorman D.E. and Aston-Jones G.  Prefrontal neurons encode context-based response execution and inhibition in reward seeking and extinction. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2015. 112(30):9472-7

Orsini C.A.*, Moorman D.E.*, Young J.W., Setlow B., and Floresco S.B. Neural mechanisms regulating different forms of risk-related decision-making: Insights from animal models. Neurosci. Biobehav. R. 2015. 58: 147-67 (Review). *co-first authors

Moorman D.E., James M.H., McGlinchy E.M., and Aston-Jones G. Differential roles of medial prefrontal subregions in the regulation of drug seeking.  Brain Res. 2015. 1628(A): 130-46 (Review).

Mahler S.V., Moorman, D.E., Smith, R.J, James, M.H, Aston-Jones, G.  Motivational activation: a unifying hypothesis of orexin/hypocretin function.  Nat. Neurosci. 2014.  17(10): 1298-303 (Review)

Shahbaba B., Zhou B., Ombao H., Moorman D.E., Behseta S.  A semiparametric Bayesian model for detecting synchrony among multiple neurons.  Neural Comput. 2014. 26(9): 2025-2051

Moorman D.E. and Aston-Jones G.  Orbitofrontal cortical neurons encode expectation-driven initiation of reward-seeking J. Neurosci. 2014. 34(31): 3216-13.

Waters R.P., Moorman D.E., Young A.B., Feltenstein M.W., See R.E.  Assessment of a proposed ‘3-criteria’ cocaine addiction model for use in reinstatement studies with rats.  Psychopharmacology. 2014.  231(16): 3197-3205

Huff M.L., Miller R.L., Deisseroth K., Moorman D.E., LaLumiere R.T.  Post-training optogenetic stimulation of the basolateral amygdala enhances retention of inhibitory avoidance learning in rats. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2013. 110(9): 3597-3602

Mahler S.V., Smith R.J., Sartor G.C., Moorman D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Multiple roles for orexin in addiction.  Prog. Brain.Res. 2012. 198: 79-121 (Review)

Mahler, S.V., Moorman D.E., Feltenstein M.W., Cox B.M., Ogburn K.B., Bachar M., McGonigal J.T., Ghee S.M, See R.E.  A Rodent “self-report” measure of methamphetamine craving?  Rat ultrasonic vocalizations during methamphetamine self-administration, extinction, and reinstatement.  Behav. Brain Res. 2013. 236(1): 78-89.

Kottas A., Behseta S., Moorman D.E., Poynor V., Olson C.R. Bayesian nonparametric analysis of neuronal intensity rates. J. Neurosci. Methods. 2012. 203(1):241-53.

Moorman D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Orexin/hypocretin modulates response of ventral tegmental dopamine neurons to prefrontal activation: diurnal influences.  J. Neurosci.  2010. 30(46):15585–15599.

Cason A.M., Smith R.J., Tahsili-Fahadan P, Moorman, D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Role of orexin/hypocretin in reward-seeking and addiction: implications for obesity.  Physiol Behav. 2010. 100: 419-28.  (Review)

Guillem K., Kravitz A.V., Moorman D.E., Peoples L.L.  Orbitofrontal and insular cortex: neural responses to cocaine-associated cues and cocaine self-administration.  Synapse. 2010. 64:1-13.

Aston-Jones G., Smith R.J., Sartor G.C., Moorman D.E., Massi L. Tahsili-Fahadan P., Richardson K.A.  Lateral hypothalamic orexin/hypocretin neurons: A role in reward-seeking and addiction.  Brain Res. 2010. 1314:74-90. (Review)

Moorman D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Neuroscience: Optical control of reward.  Nature. 2009. 458(7241):980-1. (Commentary)

Aston-Jones G., Smith R.J., Moorman D.E., Richardson K.  Role of lateral hypothalamic orexin neurons in reward processing and addiction.  Neuropharmacology. 2009. 56 (Suppl 1):112-21.  (Review)

Moorman D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Orexin-1 receptor antagonism decreases ethanol consumption and preference selectively in high-ethanol-preferring Sprague Dawley rats.  Alcohol.  2009. 43(5):379-86.

Beheseta S., Kass R.E., Moorman D.E., Olson C.R.  Testing equality of several functions: Analysis of single-unit firing-rate curves across multiple experimental conditions.  Stat. Med. 2007. 26(21):3958-75

Moorman, D.E. Olson, C.R.  Combination of neuronal signals representing object-centered location and saccade direction in macaque supplementary eye field.  J. Neurophysiol. 2007. 97(5):3554-66

Moorman D.E., Olson C.R.  Impact of experience on the representation of object-centered space in the macaque supplementary eye field.  J. Neurophysiol. 2007. 97(3):2159-73.

Kravitz A.V., Moorman D.E., Simpson A., Peoples, L.L.  Session-long modulations of accumbal firing during sucrose-reinforced operant behavior.  Synapse. 2006. 60:420-428.