Alexandra Palmisano

Program: Behavioral Neuroscience
Advisor: Dr. Robert Astur
Anticipated Graduation: 2018
Education: B.S., Neuroscience, St. Lawrence University, May 2011
Research Interests: Substance abuse
Virtual Reality testing of complex behaviors
Learning and memory
Representative Publications:
  • Astur, R.S., Palmisano, A.N., Carew, A.W., Deaton, B.E., Kuhney, F.S., Niezrecki, R.N., Hudd, E.C., Mendicino, K.L.Ritter, C.J. (2016). Conditioned place preferences in humans using secondary reinforcers. Behavioural Brain Research, 297, 15-19.

 

  • Astur, R.S., Carew, A.W., Palmisano, A.N, Deaton, B.E., Kuhney, F., Niezrecki, R., & Santos, M. (2016). Cravings in a virtual reality room paired with chocolate predict eating disorder risk. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 9(3), 9-19.

 

  • Astur, R.S., Carew, A.W., Palmisano, A.N, Deaton, B.E., Kuhney, F., Niezrecki, R., & Santos, M. (2015). Cravings in a virtual reality room paired with chocolate predict eating disorder risk. Technology, Rehabilitation, and Empowerment of People with Special Needs. Nova Publishers: New York.

 

  • Astur, R.S., Palmisano, A.N, Hudd, E.C., Carew, A.W., Deaton, B.E., Kuhney, F., Niezrecki, R., & Santos, M. (2015). Pavlovian conditioning to food reward as a function of eating disorder risk. Behavioural Brain Research, 291(15), 277-282.
Vita:  Palmisano, A., CV