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Felisa González Reyes

PhD in Psychology

Associate Professor, University of Granada, Spain

Senior Member of the Learning, Emotion and Decision Research Group (CTS-176)

Mind, Brain, and Behavior Research Center/Centro de Investigación Mente, Cerebro y Comportamiento (CIMCYC)

Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Granada Spain.



Associative learning

Learned flavor preferences

Eeating behavior and food selection

Moral judgment and decision-making


 Current grants (Principal investigator):

Reduction in the reactivity toward hedonic cues in restrained eaters. 

Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO, Spain)

2016-01 to 2018-12 | Grant PSI2015-64345-R


Selected papers

Spears, D., Fernández-Linsenbarth, I., Okan, Y., Ruz, M., & González, F. (2018). Disfluent font leads to more utilitarian decisions in moral dilemmas. Psicológica, 39, 41-63.

Orellana, E., Arias, C., González, F., & Abate, P. (2017). Context-dependent extinction of an appetitive operant conditioning response in infant rats. Developmental Psychobiology, 59, 348-356.

González, F., Morillas, E., y  Hall, G. (2016). The Extinction Procedure Modifies a Conditioned Flavor Preference in Non-Hungry Rats Only After Revaluation of the US. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition (in press).

González, F., Morillas, E., y  Hall, G. (2015). Latent Inhibition in Flavor-Preference Conditioning: Effects of Motivational State and the Nature of the Reinforcer. Learning & Behavior43, 376-383.

De la Viña, L., Garcia-Burgos, D., Okan, Y., Cándido, A., y González, F. (2015). Disentangling the effect of valence and arousal on judgments concerning moral transgressions. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 18, e61, 1-9.    

González, F., Garcia-Burgos, D., y  Hall, G. (2014). Analysis of blocking of flavor-preference conditioning based on nutrients and palatable tastes in rats, Appetite, 80, 161-167.                        

Spears, D., Okan, Y., Cándido, A. y González, F. (2014). Cognitive reflection and callous affect: Two independent factors related to utilitarian decisions on moral dilemas. In A. Acosta, A., J. L. Megías, y J. Lupiáñez (Eds.), Avances en el estudio de la motivación y la emoción, (pp. 128-134). Madrid: AME.

Garcia-Burgos, D., González y  Hall, G. (2013). Motivational control of latent inhibition in flavor preference conditioning. Behavioural Processes, 98, 9-17.

González, F., Garcia-Burgos, D., y  Hall, G. (2012). Associative and occasion-setting properties of contextual cues in flavor-nutrient learning in rats. Appetite, 59, 898-904.

Garcia-Burgos, D., y  González, F. (2012). Post-training flavor exposure in hungry rats after simultaneous conditioning with a nutrient converts the CS into a conditioned inhibitor.  Learning & Behavior, 40, 98-114.

González, F., Garcia-Burgos, D., Brugada, I. y Gil, M. (2010). Learned preference for a hedonically negative flavor is observed after pairings with positive post-ingestion consequences rather than with a palatable flavor. Learning and Motivation, 41, 141-149. 

Garcia-Burgos, D., González, F., Manrique, T. y Gallo, M. (2009). Patterns of ethanol intake in preadolescent, adolescent, and adult Wistar rats under acquisition, maintenance, and relapse-like conditions.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33, 722-728.