Publications

Unternaehrer E., O'Donnell K., Bouvette-Turcot A.A., Gaudreau H., Cost K., Fleming A.S., Steiner M., MacIsaac J., Mah S., McEwen L., Kobor M., Chen L., Pan H., Hui W.Y., Holbrook J., Meaney M.; Study Team MAVAN. Maternal early life adversities and the offspring's epigenome: A M.A.V.A.N. project. [pdf]

Lomanowska A.M., Boivin M., Hertzman C., Fleming A.S. (2015). Parenting Begets Parenting: A Neurobiological Perspective on Early Adversity and the Transmission of Parenting Styles across Generations. [pdf]

Fleming A.S., Lonstein J.S., Lévy F. (2015).  Introduction to this Special Issue on parental behavior in honor of Jay S. Rosenblatt. [pdf]

Lonstein J.S., Lévy F., Fleming A.S. (2015). Common and divergent psychobiological mechanisms underlying maternal behaviors in non-human and human mammals. [pdf]

Brett Z.H., Humphreys K.L., Fleming A.S., Kraemer G.W., Drury S.S. (2015). Using cross-species comparisons and a neurobiological framework to understand early social deprivation effects on behavioral development. [pdf]

Jonas W., Atkinson L., Steiner M., Meaney M.J., Wazana A., Fleming A.S.; MAVAN research team. (2015). Breastfeeding and maternal sensitivity predict early infant temperament. [pdf]

Lovic V., Fleming A.S. (2015). Propagation of maternal behavior across generations is associated with changes in non-maternal cognitive and behavioral processes. [pdf]

Agrati D., Browne D., Jonas W., Meaney M., Atkinson L., Steiner M., Fleming A.S.; MAVAN research team. (2015). Maternal anxiety from pregnancy to 2 years postpartum: transactional patterns of maternal early adversity and child temperament. [pdf]

Plamondon A., Akbari E., Atkinson L., Steiner M., Meaney M.J., Fleming A.S.; MAVAN research team. (2015). Spatial working memory and attention skills are predicted by maternal stress during pregnancy. [pdf]

Pan P., Fleming A.S., Lawson D., Jenkins J.M., McGowan P.O. (2014). Within- and between-litter maternal care alter behavior and gene regulation in female offspring. [pdf]

Pennestri M.H., Moss E., O'Donnell K., Lecompte V., Bouvette-Turcot A.A., Atkinson L., Minde K., Gruber R., Fleming A.S., Meaney M.J., Gaudreau H.; MAVAN Research Team. (2015). Establishment and consolidation of the sleep-wake cycle as a function of attachment pattern. [pdf]

Wendland B.E., Atkinson L., Steiner M., Fleming A.S., Pencharz P., Moss E., Gaudreau H., Silveira P.P., Arenovich T., Matthews S.G., Meaney M.J., Levitan R.D.; MAVAN Study Team. (2014). Low maternal sensitivity at 6 months of age predicts higher BMI in 48 month old girls but not boys. [pdf]

Segura B, Melo AI, Fleming AS, Mendoza-Garrido ME, González del Pliego M, Aguirre-Benitez EL, Hernández-Falcón J, Jiménez-Estrada I. (2014). Early social isolation provokes electrophysiological and structural changes in cutaneous sensory nerves of adult male rats. [pdf]

Chico E., Gonzalez A., Ali N., Steiner M., Fleming A.S. (2014). Executive function and mothering: challenges faced by teenage mothers. [pdf]

Pan P., Jin D.H., Chatterjee-Chakraborty M., Halievski K., Lawson D., Remedios D., Smetka C., Pinto V., Parra E., Fleming A.S.(2014). The effects of vitamin D₃ during pregnancy and lactation on offspring physiology and behavior in sprague-dawley rats. [pdf]

Adedinsewo D.A., Fleming A.S., Steiner M., Meaney M.J., Girard A.W.; MAVAN team. (2014). Maternal anxiety and breastfeeding: findings from the MAVAN (Maternal Adversity, Vulnerability and Neurodevelopment) Study. [pdf]

Akbari E.M., Shams S., Belay H.T., Kaiguo M., Razak Z., Kent C.F., Westwood T., Sokolowski M.B., Fleming A.S.(2013). The effects of parity and maternal behavior on gene expression in the medial preoptic area and the medial amygdala in postpartum and virgin female rats: A microarray study. [pdf]

Mileva-Seitz V., Steiner M., Atkinson L., Meaney M.J., Levitan R., Kennedy J.L., Sokolowski M.B., Fleming A.S. (2013). Interaction between oxytocin genotypes and early experience predicts quality of mothering and postpartum mood. [pdf]

Olazábal D.E., Pereira M., Agrati D., Ferreira A., Fleming A.S., González-Mariscal G., Lévy F., Lucion A.B., Morrell J.I., Numan M., Uriarte N. (2013). Flexibility and adaptation of the neural substrate that supports maternal behavior in mammals. [pdf]

Afonso V.M., Shams W.M., Jin D., Fleming A.S. (2013). Distal pup cues evoke dopamine responses in hormonally primed rats in the absence of pup experience or ongoing maternal behavior. [pdf]

Lovic V., Belay H., Walker C.D., Burton C.L., Meaney M.J., Sokolowski M., Fleming A.S. (2013). Early postnatal experience and DRD2 genotype affect dopamine receptor expression in the rat ventral striatum. [pdf]

Shams S., Pawluski J.L., Chatterjee-Chakraborty M., Oatley H., Mastroianni A., Fleming A.S. (2012).  Dendritic morphology in the striatum and hypothalamus differentially exhibits experience-dependent changes in response to maternal care and early social isolation. [pdf]

Gonzalez A., Jenkins J.M., Steiner M., Fleming A.S. (2012).  Maternal early life experiences and parenting: The mediating role of cortisol and executive function. [pdf]

Mileva-Seitz V., Fleming A.S., Meaney M.J., Mastroianni A., Sinnwell J.P., Steiner M., Atkinson L., Levitan R.D., Matthews S.G., Kennedy J.L., Sokolowski M.B. (2012). Dopamine receptors D1 and D2 are related to observed maternal behavior. [pdf]

Barrett J., Wonch K.E., Gonzalez A., Ali N., Steiner M., Hall G.B., Fleming A.S. (2012).  Maternal affect and quality of parenting experiences are related to amygdala response to infant faces. [pdf]

Fleming A.S., Grusec J.E., Haley D.W. (2012).  The Arc of Parenting from Epigenomes to Ethics. [pdf]

Mileva-Seitz V., Kennedy J., Atkinson L., Steiner M., Levitan R., Matthews S.G., Meaney M.J., Sokolowski M.B., Fleming A.S. (2012).  Serotonin transporter allelic variation in mothers predicts maternal sensitivity, behavior and attitudes toward 6-month-old infants. [pdf]

Afonso V.M., King S.J., Novakov M., Burton C.L., Fleming A.S. (2011).  ​Accumbal dopamine function in postpartum rats that were raised without their mothers. [pdf]

Lovic V., Keen D., Fletcher P.J., Fleming A.S. (2011).  Early-life maternal separation and social isolation produce an increase in impulsive action but not impulsive choice. [pdf]

Belay H., Burton C.L., Lovic V., Meaney M.J., Sokolowski M., Fleming A.S. (2011).  Early Adversity and Serotonin Transporter Genotype Interact With Hippocampal Glucocorticoid Receptor mRNA Expression, Corticosterone, and Behavior in Adult Male Rats. [pdf]

Barrett J., Fleming A.S. (2011).  Annual research review: All mothers are not created equal: neural and psychobiological perspectives on mothering and the importance of individual differences. [pdf]

Mileva-Seitz V., Kennedy J., Atkinson L., Steiner M., Levitan R., Matthews S.G., Meaney M.J., Sokolowski M.B., Fleming A.S. (2011).  Serotonin transporter allelic variation in mothers predicts maternal sensitivity, behavior and attitudes toward 6-month-old infants. [pdf]

Lovic V., Palombo D.J., Fleming A.S. (2011).  Impulsive rats are less maternal. [pdf]

D'Cunha T.M., King S.J., Fleming A.S., Levy F. (2011).  Oxytocin receptors in the nucleus accumbens shell are involved in the consolidation of maternal memory in postpartum rats. [pdf]

de Medeiros C.B., Rees S.L., Llinas M., Fleming A.S., Crews D. (2010).  Deconstructing Early Life Experiences: Distinguishing the Contributions of Prenatal and Postnatal Factors to Adult Male Sexual Behavior in the Rat.

Palombo D.J., Nowoslawski M., Fleming A.S. (2010).  Motherless rats show deficits in maternal behavior towards fostered pups. [pdf]

Coelho J.S., Polivy J., Fleming A., Hargreaves D., Herman C.P., Lao G.(2010).  Inaccessible food cues affect stress and weight gain in calorically-restricted and ad lib fed rats. [pdf]

De Medeiros, C.B., Fleming, A.S., Johnston, C.C., & Walker, C.D. (2009).  Artificial rearing of rat pups reveal the beneficial effects of mother care on neonatal inflammation and adult sensitivity to pain. [pdf]

Gonzalez A., Jenkins, J.M., Steiner, M., & Fleming, A.S. (2009).  The relationship between early life adversity, cortisol awakening responses and diurnal salivary cortisol levels in postpartum women. . [pdf]

Melo, A.I., Perez-Ledezma, M., Clapp, C., Arnold, E., Rivera, J.C., & Fleming, A.S. (2009).  Effects of prolactin deficiency during the neonatal period on the development of maternal behavior in female rats: Mother’s milk makes the difference. [pdf]

Maheu, M.E., Akbari, E.M., and Fleming, A.S.(2009).  Callosal oligodendrocyte number in postpartum Sprague-Dawley rats. [pdf ]

Afonso, V.M., King, S., Chatterjee, D., and Fleming, A.S.(2009). Hormones that increase maternal responsiveness affect accumbal dopaminergic responses to pup- and food-stimuli in the female rat.

Fleming, A.S., Numan, M., and Bridges, R.S. (2009).  Father of Mothering: Jay S. Rosenblatt. [pdf]

Shea A.K., Kamath, M.V., Fleming, A., Streiner, D.L., Redmond, K., Steiner, M. (2008).  The ect of depression on heart rate variability during pregnancy. [pdf]

Shea,A.K., Streiner, D.L., Fleming, A., Kamath, M.V., Broad, K., & Steiner, M.(2007). The effect of depression, anxiety, and early life trauma on the cortisol awakening response during pregnancy: preliminary results. [pdf]

Akbari EM, Budin R, Parada M, Fleming AS.(2008). The effects of early isolation on sexual behaviour and c-fos expression in naïve male Long-Evans rats.Dev Psychobiol. [pdf]

Rees SL, Akbari E, Steiner M, Fleming AS (2008).  Effects of early deprivation and maternal separation on pup-directed behavior and HPA axis measures in the juvenile female rat.Dev Psychobiol. [pdf]

Afonso, VM., Grella, SL., Chatterjee, D., & Fleming, AS. (2008).  Previous maternal experience affects accumbal dopaminergic responses to pup stimuli. [pdf]

Parada M, King S, Li M, & Fleming AS. (2008). The roles of accumbal dopamine D1 and D2 receptors in maternal memory in rats. [pdf]

Giardino J, Gonzalez A, Steiner M, Fleming AS (2008).  Effects of motherhood on physiological and subjective responses to infant cries in teenage mothers: A comparison with non-mothers and adult mothers. [pdf]

Lenz KM, Graham MD, Parada M, Fleming AS, Sengelaub DR, Monks DA. (2008). Tactile stimulation during artificial rearing influences adult function and morphology in a sexually dimorphic neuromuscular system. [pdf]

Perley CM, Gentry CA, Fleming AS, Sen KM. (2007)Conducting a user-centered information needs assessment: the Via Christi Libraries’ experience. [pdf]

Afonso VM, Sison M, Lovic V, Fleming AS. (2007).  Medial prefrontal cortex lesions in the female rat affect sexual and maternal behavior and their sequential organization. [pdf]

Chatterjee D, Chatterjee-Chakraborty M, Rees S, Cauchi J, de Medeiros CB, Fleming AS (2007).  Maternal isolation alters the expression of neural proteins during development: 'Stroking' stimulation reverses these effects. [pdf]

Burton CL, Chatterjee D, Chatterjee-Chakraborty M, Lovic V, Grella SL, Steiner M, Fleming AS. (2007). Prenatal restraint stress and motherless rearing disrupts expression of plasticity markers and stress-induced corticosterone release in adult female Sprague-Dawley rats. [pdf]

Fleming AS. (2007)The three faces of Jay S. Rosenblatt. [pdf]

Rees SL, Steiner M, Fleming AS. (2006).  Early deprivation, but not maternal separation, attenuates rise in corticosterone levels after exposure to a novel environment in both juvenile and adult female rats. [pdf]

Burton C, Lovic V, Fleming AS. (2006)Early adversity alters attention and locomotion in adult sprague-dawley rats. [pdf]

Rees SL, Panesar S, Steiner M, Fleming AS. (2006)The effects of adrenalectomy and corticosterone replacement on induction of maternal behavior in the virgin female rat. [pdf]

Graham, M.D., Rees, S.L., Steiner, M. and Fleming, A.S. (2006).  The effects of adrenalectomy and corticosteron replacement on maternal memory in postpartum rats. [pdf]

Lovic, V., Fleming, A.S. and Fletcher, P.J. (2006). Early Life Tactile Stimulation Changes Adult Rat  Responsiveness to Amphetamine. [pdf]

Melo, A.I., Lovic, V., Gonzalez, A., Madden, M., Sinopoli, K. and Fleming, A.S. (2006).  Maternal and littermate deprivation disrupts maternal behavior and social-learning of food preference in adulthood: tactile stimulation, nest odor, and social rearing prevent these effects. [pdf]

Krpan, K., Coombs, R., Zinga, D., Steiner, M. and Fleming, A.S. (2005).  Experiential and hormonal correlates of maternal behavior in teen and adult mothers. [pdf]

Li, M., Budin, R., Fleming, A.S. and Kapur, S. (2005).  Effects of novel antipsychotics, amisulpiride and aripiprazole, on maternal behaviour in rats.  [pdf]

Novokov, M. and Fleming, A.S .(2005).  The effects of early rearing environment on the hormonal induction of maternal behaviour in virgin rats.  [pdf]

Li, M., Davidson, P., Budin, R., Kapur, S. and Fleming, A.S. (2004). Effects of typical and atypical antipsychotic drugs on maternal behavior in postpartum female rats. [pdf]

Lovic, V. and Fleming, A.S. (2004). Artificially-reared female rats show reduced prepulse inhibition and deficits in the attentional set shifting task-reversal of effects with maternal-like licking stimulation. [pdf]

Rees, S.L., Panesar, S., Steiner, M. and Fleming, A.S.(2004). The effects of adrenalectomy and Corticosterone replacement on maternal behaviour in the postpartum rats. [pdf]