Robert S. Astur
- Hippocampal memory
- Virtual Reality testing of complex behaviors
- Spatial memory and development
- Gender differences
- Substance Abuse
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
- Techniques for building psychological resiliency in at-risk populations
- Folley. B.S., Astur, R.S., Jagannathan, K., Calhoun, V.D., Pearlson, G.D. (2010).Â Anomalous neural circuit function in schizophrenia during a virtual Morris water task.Â Neuroimage, 49(4), 3373-84.
- Shipman, S., & Astur, R. (2008). Factors affecting the hippocampal BOLD response during spatial memory. Behavioural Brain Research, 187(2), 433-441.
- Newhouse, P., Newhouse, C., & Astur, R. (2007). Sex differences in visual-spatial learning using a virtual water maze in pre-pubertal children. Behavioural Brain Research, 183(1), 1-7.
- Kurtz, M., Baker, E., Pearlson, G., & Astur, R. (2007). A virtual reality apartment as a measure of medication management skills in patients with schizophrenia: A pilot study. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33(5), 1162-1170.
- Levy, LA, Astur, R.S., Frick, KM.Â (2005)Â Men and women differ in object memory but not performance of a virtual radial maze.Â Behavioral Neuroscience, 119(4), 853-62.
- Rowland, LM., Astur, R.S., Jung, RE., Bustillo, JR., Lauriello, J., Yeo, RA.Â (2005).Â Selective Cognitive Impairments Associated with NMDA Receptor Blockade in Humans.Â Neuropsychopharmacology, 30(3), 633-9.
- Astur, R.S., Tropp, J., Sava, S., Constable, R.T., & Markus, E.T. (2004). Sex differences in a virtual Morris water task and a virtual eight-arm maze. Behavioural Brain Research,151(1-2):103-15.