Robinson, M. J. F., Warlow, S. M. & Berridge, K. C. Optogenetic Excitation of Central Amygdala Amplifies and Narrows Incentive Motivation to Pursue One Reward Above Another. Journal of Neuroscience 34, 16567–16580 (2014). [PDF]

Robinson M.J., Anselme P., Fischer A.M., Berridge K.C. Initial uncertainty in Pavlovian reward prediction persistently elevates incentive salience and extends sign-tracking to normally unattractive cues. Behav Brain Res. 2014 Mar 11. [PDF]

Anselme P., Robinson M.J. What motivates gambling behavior? Insight into dopamine’s role. Front Behav Neurosci. 2013 Dec 2;7:182. [PDF]

Robinson M.J.F., Berridge K.C. Instant incentive salience: Dynamic transformation of an aversive salt cue into a ‘wanted’ motivational magnet. Current Biology, 2013 Feb 18;23(4):282-9. [PDF]

Robinson M.J.F., Berridge K.C. Wanting versus needing. International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition, edited by James D. Wright, (in press).

Anselme P., Robinson M.J.F., Berridge K.C. Reward uncertainty enhances incentive salience attribution. Behavioral Brain Research, 2013 Feb 1;238:53-61. [PDF]

Robinson M.J.F., Robinson T.E., Berridge K.C. Incentive salience in addiction and  over-consumption. Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption, MIT Press, 2014. [PDF]

Robinson, M.J.F., Robinson T.E., Berridge, K.C. Incentive salience and the transition to addiction. Addiction Encyclopedia, Elsevier, (in press).

Richard J.M., Castro D.C., DiFeliceantonio A.G., Robinson M.J.F., Berridge K.C. Mapping brain circuits of reward and motivation: In the footsteps of Ann Kelley. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 2013 Nov;37(9 Pt A):1919-31. Epub 2012 Dec 19. [PDF]

Robinson M.J., Armson M., Franklin K.B. The effect of morphine propranolol and midazolam on the reconsolidation of a morphine place preference in chronically treated rats. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2011;5:42. Epub 2011 Jul 28. [PDF]

Robinson M.J., Ross E.C., Franklin K.B. The effect of propranolol dose and novelty of the reactivation procedure on the reconsolidation of a morphine place preference. Behavioural Brain Research, 2011 Jan 1:216(1):281-4. Epub 2010 Aug 14. [PDF]

Robinson M.J., Franklin K.B. Reconsolidation of a morphine place preference: impact of the strength and age of memory on disruption by propranolol and midazolam. Behavioural Brain Research, 2010 Dec 1; 213(2):201-7. [PDF]

Robinson M.J., Franklin K.B. Central but not peripheral beta-adrenergic antagonism blocks reconsolidation for a morphine place preference. Behavioural Brain Research, 2007 Aug 22; 182(1); 129-34. [PDF]

Robinson M.J., Franklin K.B. Effects of anisomycin on consolidation and reconsolidation of a morphine-conditioned place preference. Behavioural Brain Research, 2007 Mar 12; 178(1); 146-53. [PDF]