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LagorioCarla H. Lagorio

Degree: M.S., Ph.D. University of Florida
Area: Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Pharmacology
Position: Assistant Professor
Office: HHH 269
Phone: 715.836.5487
Email: lagorich@uwec.edu


Courses Taught

  • Psyc 281:  Introduction to Behavior Analysis and Therapy
  • Psyc 302: Principles of Learning
  • Psyc 412: Experimental Analysis of Behavior 

Research Interests

Experimental analyses of learning and behavior, behavioral economics, impulsive and compulsive choice behavior, behavioral pharmacology, animal training



Publications

Lagorio, C.H., & Hackenberg, T. D. (In Preparation). Testing Prospect Theory in Pigeons: Increased Risk Aversion when Choices are Framed as Gains rather than Losses.

Lagorio, C.H., Winger, G.D., Woods, J. H. (In Preparation). Dopamine agonist-induced compulsive responding in Rhesus Macaques.

Winger, G.D., & Lagorio, C. H., & Hursh, S. (In Preparation). Effects of Fixed- and Random- Ratio schedules on Opioid Demand in Rhesus Macaques.

Lagorio, C.H., & Winger, G. D. (In Preparation). Toward a Rapid Delay Discounting Assay in Rhesus Monkeys.

Lagorio, C.H., & Hackenberg, T. D. (2012). Risky Choice in Pigeons: A Parametric Analysis of Preference for Fixed and Variable Amounts in a Token-Reinforcement Paradigm. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 98, 139-154.

Lagorio, C.H., & Hackenberg, T. D. (2010). Risky Choice in Pigeons and Humans: A Cross-Species Comparison. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 93, 27-44.

Madden, G.J., Ewan, E. E., & Lagorio, C. H. (2007). Toward an animal model of gambling: Delay discounting and the allure of unpredictable outcomes. Journal of Gambling Studies, 23, 63-83.

Lagorio, C. H., & Madden, G. J. (2005). Delay discounting when the consequence of every choice is real. Behavioural Processes, 69, 173-187.

Madden, G. J., Raiff, B.R., Lagorio, C. H., Begotka, A. M., Mueller, A.M., Hehli, D. J., & Wegener, A. A.(2004). Delay discounting of potentially real and hypothetical rewards II: Between- and within-subject comparisons. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 12, 251-261.

Recent Conference Presentations (*student co-author):

* Lagorio, C. H. & Yanagita, B. T. (May, 2013). An abbreviated delay discounting assay in rhesus macaques. Poster presentation at the Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior Annual Meeting, Minneapolis,Minnesota.

Lagorio, C.H. (May, 2013).Effects of fixed- and random-ratio schedules on drug and food demand in rhesusmonkeys. Oral presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis 39th AnnualConvention, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sukhtankar,D., Lagorio. C. H., & Ko, M.C. (April, 2013). Studies on reinforcing properties of NOP receptor agonist SCH221510 and its role in attenuating mu-receptor mediated reinforcement in a rodent self-administration assay. Poster presentation at the Experimental Biology conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

Lagorio, C. H. (March, 2013). Behavioral and pharmacological assessments of impulsive and compulsive responding. Invitedoral presentation at the Texas Association for Behavior Analysis, Fort Worth,Texas.

* Priebe,J., Lagorio, C. H., & Woods, J. H. (June, 2012). Lack of arecoline self-administration in rats with different operant histories. Poster presentation at the 39th Annual Pharmacology Research Colloquium of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Lagorio, C. H., Winger, G., & Woods, J. H. (May, 2012). Environmental Variables Influencing the Response-Maintaining Effects of Dopamine Agonists in Rhesus Monkeys. Oral presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis 38th Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington.

Lagorio, C.H., Winger, G.,& Woods, J. H. (February, 2012). Toward an Animal Model of Compulsion: Effects of Dopamine Agonists on Cue-Induced Responding. Presentation at the 26th Annual Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan Conference, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Lagorio, C.H., Winger, G.,& Woods, J. H. (October, 2011). The Effects of Dopamine D2- like Agonists on Cue-Induced Responding in Rhesus Macaques. Poster presentation at the Mid-American Association for Behavior Analysis 12th Annual Conference, Bloomington, Illinois.

Lagorio, C.H., Winger, G.,& Woods, J. H. (September, 2011). Dopamine D2-like Agonists Induce Compulsive-Type Responding in Rhesus Macaques. Presentation at the University of Michigan Substance Abuse Research Center's Member Symposium, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Lagorio, C.H., Winger, G.,& Woods, J. H. (May, 2011). Effects of Fixed- and Random Ratio Schedules on Opioid Demand in Rhesus Monkeys. Presentation at the Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.

Lagorio, C.H., Winger, G.,& Woods, J. H. (March, 2011). Toward a Rapid Delay Discounting Assay in Rhesus Monkeys. Poster presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International's Behavioral Economics Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Lagorio, C. H. & Hackenberg, T. D. (February, 2011). Will Gamble for Food: Preference for Amount Variability using a Token Reinforcement Paradigm. 25th Annual Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan Conference, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

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