Dr. David Euston

Name: David Euston
Phone: 403.394.3970
E-mail: euston@uleth.ca

PhD - University of Oregon
MA - New Mexico State University
BA&S - University of California, Davis

David Euston received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Oregon in 2000. His dissertation research, under the direction of Terry Takahashi, concerned the computation of sound source location in barn owl. David did postdoctoral work in the lab of Bruce McNaughton at the University of Arizona from 2000-2008, studying the mechanisms of memory consolidation in rats. Dr. Euston has been a faculty at the U of L since 2008 specializing in studies of functions related to the rat prefrontal cortex including memory consolidation, ultrasonic vocalizations, and gambling addiction.

Burke, C.J., Markovina, M., Pellis, S.M., and Euston, D.R. (2021). Rat 50 kHz Trill Calls Are Tied to the Expectation of Social Interaction. Brain Sci 11:25-33.

Burke, C.J., Modlinska, K., Mauro, M.H., Aleksandrova, L.R., Pellis, S.M., Phillips, A.G., and Euston, D.R. (2021). A naturalistic method to test depression: Anticipation of play. Behav Brain Res 398, 112975.

Eckert, M.J., Iyer, K., Euston, D.R., and Tatsuno, M. (2021). Reliable induction of sleep spindles with intracranial electrical pulse stimulation. Learn Mem 28, 7-11.

Hashemnia, S., Euston, D.R., and Gruber, A.J. (2020). Amphetamine reduces reward encoding and stabilizes neural dynamics in rat anterior cingulate cortex. Elife 9:e56755.

Burke, C.J., Euston, D.R., and Pellis, S.M. (2020). What do you hear, what do you say? Ultrasonic calls as signals during play fighting in rats. International Journal of Play 9, 92-107.

Tatsuno, M., Malek, S., Kalvi, L., Ponce-Alvarez, A., Ali, K., Euston, D.R., Gruen, S., and McNaughton, B.L. (2020). Memory reactivation in rat medial prefrontal cortex occurs in a subtype of cortical UP state during slow-wave sleep. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 375, 20190227.

Laskowski, C.S., Dorchak, D.L., Ward, K.M., Christensen, D.R., and Euston, D.R. (2019). Can Slot-Machine Reward Schedules Induce Gambling Addiction in Rats? J Gambl Stud 35, 887–914.

Mashhoori, A., Hashemnia, S., McNaughton, B.L., Euston, D.R., and Gruber, A.J. (2018). Rat anterior cingulate cortex recalls features of remote reward locations after disfavoured reinforcements. Elife 7:e29793.