Erik Oleson,
Assistant Professor
Psychology Department

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Research in the Oleson lab generally focuses on the role of subsecond dopamine release in motivated behavior within the context of drug addiction.

Specific research projects include:

  • The effects of drug withdrawal on dopamine and behavior
  • The effects of changes in drug price on dopamine and drug consumption

Research techniques used include:

  • Fast-scan cyclic voltammetry
  • Intravenous drug self-administration
  • Optogenetics

erik Oleson,
Aug 29, 2013, 1:20 PM