J. Leigh Leasure, Ph.D.
Director of Behavioral Neuroscience Lab
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Heyne Building, Room 231D
- Exercise-driven neuroplasticity
- Binge alcohol damage
- Gliovascular complex
- Hippocampal neurogenesis
- PSYC 3341: Physiological Psychology
- PSYC 4354: Brain and Behavior
- PSYC 6343: Behavioral Psychopharmacology
- PSYC 6397: Functional Neuroanatomy
- PSYC 7342: Biological Bases of Behavior
Leasure JL & Neighbors C (2014) Impulsivity moderates the association between physical activity and alcohol consumption. Alcohol, in press.
Maynard ME & Leasure JL (2013) Exercise enhances hippocampal recovery following binge ethanol exposure. PLoS One, 8(9):e76644.
Kozlowski DA, Leasure JL & Schallert T (2013) The control of movement following traumatic brain injury. Comprehensive Physiology, 3:121-139.
Rodgers SP, Trevino M, Zawaski JA, Gaber MW & Leasure JL (2013) Neurogenesis, exercise and cognitive late effects of pediatric radiotherapy. Neuroplasticity, 2013:698528.
Hawley DF, Morch K, Christie B & Leasure JL (2012) Differential response of hippocampal subregions to stress and learning. PLoS One, 7(12):e53126.
Hawley DF & Leasure JL (2012) Region-specific response of the hippocampus to chronic unpredictable stress. Hippocampus, 22:1338-1349.