Miriam Den

Miriam Den

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Contact details

Email: Miriam Den

Office: Mathews, Room 1402

Research Summary

Research Areas: From rats to humans: The effects of stress on fear conditioning and extinction during adolescence.

Publications

Den, M.L., & Richardson, R. (2013). Enhanced sensitivity to learning fearful associations during adolescence. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 104, 92-102.

Baker, K.D., Den, M.L., Graham, B.M., & Richardson, R. (in press). A window of vulnerability: Impaired fear extinction in adolescence. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 

Other Information

Conference Presentations:

UNSW, Faculty of Science Postgraduate Research Competition for Excellence in Postgraduate Research (Sydney) – September. Poster and oral presentation: Timing is everything: The disruptive effects of corticosterone on fear extinction during adolescence persist into adulthood.

World Congress for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (Peru) – July. Oral presentation: The anomalous adolescent: Insights into fear learning and inhibition during the wonder years

International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (New Orleans) – November. Poster presentation: Adolescent sensitivity to learning fearful associations: Disruptions by corticosterone

Society for Neuroscience (New Orleans) – November. Poster presentation: Adolescent sensitivity to learning fearful associations: Disruptions by corticosterone