Faculty and Student Publications

​*An asterisk or graduation date denotes a Trinity College undergraduate



Casserly, E., & Barney, E.* (2017). Auditory training with multiple talkers and passage-based semantic cohesion. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research,  60(1). 159-171.

Casserly, E., Wang, Y.*, Celestin, N.*, Talesnick, L.*, Pisoni, D.B. (2017). Supra-segmental changes in speech production as a result of spectral feedback degradation: Comparison with Lombard speech. Language and Speech. 1-19.

Dunlap, K.D., G. Keanne*M. Ragazzi* E. Lasky*, and V. Salazar (2017) Simulated predation inhibits brain cell proliferation in weakly electric fish (Apteronotus and Brachyhypopomus). Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 2328-2334.

Raskin, S., Shum, D., Ellis, J., Pereira, A., & Mills, G. (in press). A comparison of laboratory, clinical and self-report measures of prospective memory in healthy adults and individuals with brain injury. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.

Raskin, S., Smith, MP*, Mills, G*, Pedro, C.*, & Zamroziewicz, M.* (2017). Prospective memory intervention using visual imagery in individuals with brain injury. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 12, 1-16.

Ruskin DN, Fortin JA*, Bisnauth SN*, Masino SA. (2017). Ketogenic diets improve behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorder in a sex-specific manner in the EL mouse. Physiol Behav. Jan 1;168:138-145. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.10.023. 

Ruskin DN, Murphy MI*, Slade SL*, Masino SA. (2017). Ketogenic diet improves behaviors in a maternal immune activation model of autism spectrum disorder.  PLoS One. Feb 6;12(2):e0171643. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171643. 

Swart CC, Wattenberger A, Hackett A, Isaman D. (2017). Lifelong neurogenesis in the cerebral ganglion of the Chinese mud snail, Cipangopaludina chinensis. Brain Behav.;7:e00652. https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.652

Zamrociewicz, M*, Raskin, S., Tennen, H., Wood, R., Fallahi, C., Dager, AD, Sawyer, B., Leen, S., & Pearlson, G. (2017). Effect of drinking patterns on prospective memory performance in college students.  Neuropsychology, 31, 191-199.


Dunlap, K.D., A. Tran, M.A. Ragazzi*, R. Krahe, V.L. Salazar (2016) Predators inhibit brain cell proliferation in natural populations of electric fish, Brachyhypopomus occidentalis Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20152113.


Blaise, J. H., Ruskin, D., Koranda, J*, and Masino, S. (2015). Effects of a ketogenic diet on hippocampal plasticity in freely moving juvenile rats.  Physiological Reports, 3 (5), e12411.

Dunlap, K. D. and M.A. Ragazzi* (2015) Temperature acclimation and thyroxine treatment modify electric organ discharge frequency in an electric fish, Apteronotus leptorhtnchus. Physiology and Behavior 151: 64-71.

Koranda, J.L*, Ruskin, D.N., Blaise, J.H., and Masino, S.A. 2015. Ketogenic diet reduces magnitude, but not maintenance, of hippocampal long-term potentiation in freely-moving juvenile rats. Neuroscience 2015 conference. Chicago, IL

Masino SA, Fortin JA*, Murphy MI*, Saa L*, Ruskin DN. (2015). Autism spectrum disorder and homeostasis. In: Boison D, Masino SA, editors. Homeostatic Control of Brain Function. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 586-609.

Masino, S.A., Koranda, J.L.*, Ruskin, D.N., and Blaise, J.H. 2015. Effects of a ketogenic diet on hippocampal plasticity in freely-moving juvenile rats. Physiol. Rep. 3:e12411.


Church, W.H., Adams, R.E and Wyss, L.S., Ketogenic diet alters dopaminergic activity in the mouse cortex, Neurosci. Lett. 571 (2014) 1-4.

Raskin, S., Lovejoy, D., Stevens, M., Zamroziewicz, M*., & Oakes, H. (2014).  Mild traumatic brain injury.  In: H. Levin, D. Shum, & R. Chan (eds.).  Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review of the Research and Future Directions.  Oxford University Press: New York.

Raskin, S., Maye, J.*, Rogers, A.*, Correll, D.*, Zamroziewicz, M*, & Kurtz, M.  (2014).  Prospective memory in schizophrenia: Relationship to medication management skills, neurocognition, and symptoms in individuals with schizophrenia. Neuropsychology, 28(3):359-65.

Ruskin, D.N., Altschuler, J.H., Reuman, H.S., and Masino, S.A. 2014. Effects of a ketogenic diet in BTBR mice using a novel test-retest protocol in the 3-chamber sociability test. Neuroscience 2014 conference. Washington, D.C. 602.618.


Dunlap, K. D., M. Chung*, and J. Castellano* (2013) Influence of long-term social interactions on chirping behavior, steroid levels and neurogenesis in electric fish. Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 2434-2441.

Masino, S.A., Kawamura, M., Jr., Cote, J.L., Williams, R.B., and Ruskin, D.N. 2013. Adenosine and autism: a spectrum of opportunities. Neuropharmacology 68:116-121.

Ruskin, D.N., Fortin, J.A., Murphy, M.I., and Masino, S.A. 2013. Ketogenic diet and neuropathic pain. Neuroscience 2013 conference. San Diego, CA. 53.16.

Ruskin, D.N., Suter, T.A.C.S., Ross, J.L., and Masino, S.A. 2013. Ketogenic diets and thermal pain: dissociation of hypoalgesia, elevated ketones, and lowered glucose in rats. J. Pain 14:467-474.

Ruskin, D.N., Svedova, J., Cote, J.L., Sandau, U., Rho, J.M., Kawamura, M., Jr., Boison, D., and Masino, S.A. 2013. Ketogenic diet improves core symptoms of autism in BTBR mice. PLoS One 8:e65021.

Svedova J*, Eigsti I-E, Masino SA. (2013). Adenosine and autism: Physiological symptoms and metabolic opportunities. In: Masino SA, Boison D, editors. Adenosine: A Key Link between Metabolism and Brain Activity. New York: Springer.


Dunlap K.D, and M. Chung* (2012) Social novelty enhances brain cell proliferation, cell survival and chirp production in an electric fish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus,Developmental Neurobiology 73: 324-32.

Masino, S.A., Svedova, J., Cote, J.L., Kawamura, M., Jr., and Ruskin, D.N. 2012. Ketogenic diet reverses autistic behaviors in BTBR mouse model of autism. Neuroscience 2012 conference. San Diego, CA. 244.25.

Raskin, S., Buckheit, C., & Waxman, A.* (2012).  Effect of Type of Cue, Type of Response, Time Delay and Two Different Ongoing Tasks on Prospective Memory Functioning after Acquired Brain Injury.  Rehabilitation Psychology, 22:1, 40-64 .


Anderson*, K. E., D. G. Blackburn, and K. D. Dunlap, (2011) Scanning electron microscopy of the placental interface in the viviparous lizard, Sceloporus jarrovi (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae), Journal of Morphology.

Kent D. Dunlap., Ana C. Silva and Michael Chung* (2011). Environmental complexity, seasonality and brain cell proliferation in weakly electric fish, Brachyhypopomus gauderio Journal of Experimental Biology.

Kristina Pappas* and K.D. Dunlap (2011) Shocking comments: Electrocommunication in teleost fish. In: Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From genome to environment. Elsevier Press.

Masino SA, Svedova J*, Kawamura M, Jr, DiMario FD, Jr, Eigsti I-E. (2011). Adenosine and autism - Recent research and a new perspective. In: Eapen V, editor. Autism - A Neurodevelopmental Journey from Genes to Behaviour. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech. p. 103-22.

Raskin, S., Woods, S.A., Poquette, A., J., McTaggart, A.B., Sethna, J.* , Williams, R., & Troster. A. (2011).  A differential deficit in time versus event-based prospective memory in Parkinson’s disease. Neuropsychology, 25 (2) 201-209.

Ruskin, D.N., Ross, J.L., Kawamura, M., Jr., Ruiz, T.L., Geiger, J.D., and Masino, S.A. 2011. A ketogenic diet delays weight loss and does not impair working memory or motor function in the R6/2 1J mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Physiol. Behav. 103:501-50.

Ruskin, D.N., Suter, T.A.C.S., and Masino, S.A. 2011. Dissociation of hypoalgesia, ketosis, and hypoglycemia with two ketogenic diets in the rat. Neuroscience 2011 conference.Washington D.C. 383.04.


Kent D. Dunlap, Brett DiBenedictis* and Seth Banever* (2010) Chirping response of weakly electric knife fish (Apteronotus leptorhynchus) to low frequency electric signals and to heterospecific  electric fish. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 2234-42.

Daniel Blackburn., Greg.S.Gavelis, Kristie Anderson*, Amy Johnson* and Kent Dunlap. (2010) Placental specializations of the mountain spiny lizard, Sceloporus jarrovi (Phrynosomatidae), Journal of Morphology 271: 1153-75.


Blackburn D.G., K.E. Anderson*, A.R. Johnson, S.R. Knight*, and G.S. Gavelis (2009). "Histology and ultrastructure of the placental membranes of the viviparous brown snake, Storeria dekayi (Colubridae: Natricinae)." Journal of Morphology 270: 1137-1154.

Masino, S.A., Kawamura, M., Wasser, C.A.*, Pomeroy, L.T.*, & Ruskin, D.N. (2009). Adenosine, ketogenic diet and epilepsy: the emergingtherapeutic relationship between metabolism and brain activity. Current Neuropharmacology, 7(3), 257-268.


Blaise, J.H., J.L. Koranda*, U. Chow*, K.E. Haines*, E.C. Dorward*. "Neonatal isolation stress alters bidirectional long term synaptic plasticity in amygdalo-hippocampal synapses in freely behaving adult rats." Brain Research, 1193:25-33, 2008.

Koranda, J.*, Masino, S. A. & Blaise, J. H. (2008). Bidirectional synaptic plasticity in the awake freely behaving mouse. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 167: 160-166.

Knight, S.M.* and D.G. Blackburn (2008). "Scanning electron microscopy of the fetal membranes of the oviparous corn snake, Pituophis guttatus (Colubridae)." Journal of Morphology 269:922-934.

Kent D. Dunlap, Elizabeth McCarthy*, Denisa Jashari* (2008) Electrocommunication signals alone are sufficient to  increase neurogenesis in the brain of adult electric fish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus. Developmental Neurobiology 68: 1420-8.


Garritt, J.L.* and W.H. Church, Monomeric and Polymer ß-cyclodextrins Impart Unique Serpation Effects When Used As Buffer Modifiers in Capillary Zone Electrophoresis, J. Undergrad. Chem. Res. 1 (2007): 41-46.


Dunlap, K.D., J.F. Castellano* and E. Prendaj*. "Social interaction and cortisol treatment increase cell addition and radial glia fiber density in the diencephalic periventricular zone of adult electric fish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus." Hormones and Behavior 50 (2006): 10-17.