Post doctoral research associate

Ph.D The University of Michigan (2010)

Office: 305H Langley Hall

Research Summary:


1. Chang, C.-H., Berke, J.D. and Maren, S. (2010), Single-unit activity in the medial prefrontal cortex during immediate and delayed extinction of fear in rats, PLoS ONE 5(8): e11971.

2. Chang, C.-H. and Maren, S. (2010), Strain difference in the effect of infralimbic cortex lesions on fear extinction in rats, Behavioral Neuroscience (124): 391-397.

3. Chang, C.-H., Knapska, E, Orsini, C.A., Rabinak, C.A., Zimmerman, J.M., and Maren, S. (2009), Fear extinction in rodents, Current Protocols in Neuroscience: 8.23.1-8.23.17.

4. Chang, C.-H. and Maren, S. (2009), Early extinction after fear conditioning yields a context-independent and short-term suppression of conditional fear in rats, Learn Mem (16): 62-68.

5. Rabinak, C.A, Zimmerman, J.M, Chang, C.-H., and Orsini, C.A. (2008), Bidirectional changes in the intrinsic excitability of infralimbic neurons reflect a possible regulatory role in the acquisition and extinction of Pavlovian conditioned fear. J Neurosci (28): 7245-7247.

6. Liang, K.-C., Yen, C.-T., Chang, C.-H. and Chen, C.-C. (2007) , Involvement of the amygdala in two forms of inhibitory avoidance tasks. In Onozuka M and CT Yen Eds:" New development in brain imaging", Springer, Tokyo.

7. Maren, S and Chang, C.-H. (2006), Recent fear is resistant to extinction, PNAS (103): 18020-18025.

8. Garcia, R., Chang, C.-H., and Maren, S. (2006), Electrolytic lesions of the medial prefrontal cortex do not interfere with long-term memory of extinction of conditioned fear, Learn Mem (13): 14-17.

9. Chang, C.-H., Liang, K.-C. and Yen, C.-T. (2005), Inhibitory Avoidance Learning Altered Ensemble Activity of Amygdaloid Neurons in Rats, Eur. J. Neurosci(21): 210-218.