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Researcher: Crane, JW (Dr James Crane)

Fields of Research

Central nervous system
Behavioural neuroscience
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Cognitive neuroscience
Cellular nervous system

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

α2-adrenoceptor-mediated inhibition in the central amygdala blocks fear-conditioning; Scientific reports
Analysis of SpikeProp Convergence with Alternative Spike Response Functions; 2013 IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computational Intelligence (FOCI)
Auditory tones and foot-shock recapitulate spontaneous sub-threshold activity in basolateral amygdala principal neurons and interneurons; PLoS one
Baclofen acts in the central amygdala to reduce synaptic transmission and impair context fear conditioning; Scientific Reports
More than Just a Lack of Knowledge: A Discussion of the Potential Hidden-Impact of Poor Pre-enrolment Science Background on Nursing Student Success in Bioscience Subjects; International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education
Oxytocin increases inhibitory synaptic transmission and blocks development of long-term potentiation in the lateral amygdala; Journal of Neurophysiology
Oxytocin receptor activation in the basolateral complex of the amygdala enhances discrimination between discrete cues and promotes configural processing of cues; Psychoneuroendocrinology
Paramedic student anxiety levels towards concepts in pharmacology at a regional university in Australia; Australasian Journal of Paramedicine
Presynaptic GABAB receptors reduce transmission at parabrachial synapses in the lateral central amygdala by inhibiting N-type calcium channels; Scientific reports
Shifting the Focus: Increasing Engagement and Improving Performance of Nursing Students in Bioscience Subjects Using Face-to-Face Workshops to Reduce Anxiety; International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education
The Neurological Scaling of Human Expertise; The Fifth International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications

Research Projects

Uncovering oxytocin and vasopressin release and functions with novel optical tools; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Research Candidate Supervision