Dr Marc Exton-McGuinness MA, PhD

Dr Marc Exton-McGuinness

School of Psychology
Research Fellow

Contact details

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School of Psychology
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Marc Exton-McGuiness is a postdoctoral researcher in the Memory Persistence Lab. He is investigating how disruption of instrumental memory reconsolidation could be used to diminish maladaptive reward-seeking behaviours.

Qualifications

  • B.A. Natural Sciences. University of Cambridge
  • Ph.D. Psychology. University of Birmingham

Biography

Marc Exton-McGuiness carried out his PhD in the Memory Persistence Lab, under the supervision of Jonathan Lee, studying the destabilization and reconsolidation of instrumental memories. He is now investigating how disruption of instrumental memory reconsolidation could be used to diminish drug addiction and relapse.

Research

Researcher identifier numbers: ORCID: 0000-0002-6851-9306

Research interests

Learning and Memory, Addiction, Reconsolidation

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Publications

Reduction in Responding for Sucrose and Cocaine Reinforcement by Disruption of Memory Reconsolidation. Exton-McGuinness MT, Lee JL. eNeuro. 2015 Mar 30;2(2). doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0009-15.2015. 

Updating memories--the role of prediction errors in memory reconsolidation. Exton-McGuinness MT, Lee JL, Reichelt AC. Behav Brain Res. 2015 Feb 1;278:375-84. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2014.10.011. 

Reconsolidation of a well-learned instrumental memory. Exton-McGuinness MT, Patton RC, Sacco LB, Lee JL. Learn Mem. 2014 Aug 18;21(9):468-77. doi: 10.1101/lm.035543.114. 

Ventral tegmental dopamine dysregulation prevents appetitive memory destabilization. Reichelt AC, Exton-McGuinness MT, Lee JL. J Neurosci. 2013 Aug 28;33(35):14205-10. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1614-13.2013.