24 November 1998
CURRICULUM VITAE
M. Christopher Newland

Address: Phone: E-mail:

Department of Psychology (334) 844-6479 (W) newlamc@mail.auburn.edu

Auburn University (334) 887-6233 (H)

Auburn, Alabama 36849-5214 (334) 844-4447 (F)

Faculty Appointments:

Professor Department of Psychology 1998 to Present

Auburn University

Associate Professor Department of Psychology 1991-1998

Assistant Professor Auburn University 1988 - 1991

Research Associate Environmental Health Sciences Center, 1987 - 1988

University of Rochester School of Medicine

Postdoctoral Fellowships:

National Research University of Rochester 1984 - 1987

Service Award Environmental Health Sciences Center

University of Rochester School of Medicine

Bernard Weiss, Ph.D., Sponsor

National Institute University of Rochester 1982 - 1984

of Environmental Environmental Health Sciences Center

Health Sciences University of Rochester

Training Grant Bernard Weiss, Ph.D., Sponsor

Graduate Education:

Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology.

(1982) Experimental Psychology

Double Minor: Mathematics, Neurobiology

Thesis: Stimulus Control by a Previously Presented Stimulus: A Behavioral Analysis of Remembering.

Advisor: M. Jackson Marr, Ph.D.

M.S. Georgia Institute of Technology

(1979) Experimental Psychology

Thesis: The Effects of Imipramine on Behavior Under a Multiple Schedule of Matching-to-Sample

Advisor: M. Jackson Marr, Ph.D.

Undergraduate Education:

B.E.E. Auburn University (Electrical Engineering) 1972

Teaching Experience:

Undergraduate: Auburn University:

PG 315 Quantitative Methods PG 321 Sensation and Perception

PG 320 Learning PG 253 Drugs and Behavior

PG 351 Behavioral Neuroscience (was Physiology and Behavior)

Graduate: Auburn University

PG 601 Ethics and Problems of Professional and Scientific Psychology

PG 683 Biological Bases of Behavior (2/3 qtr)/Psychopharmacology (1/3 qtr) PG 660 Behavioral Pharmacology

PG 661 Behavioral Effects of Environmental Contaminants

PG 790 Behavioral Effects of Chemical Exposure During Development

PG 790 Seminar: Neurobehavioral Toxicity of Methylmercury

PG 685 Sensation and Perception (1/2 qtr of a graduate core course)

PG 640 Physiological Psychology

PG 625 Advanced Experimental Methods (co-instructor)

PG 636 Behavior and its Consequences

PG 790 Seminar: Quantitative Models of Behavior Change

PG 651 Current Theories in the Experimental Analysis of Behavior.

University of Rochester:

TOX 521 Toxicology Core Course, Lectures on Manganese Toxicity.

University of Rochester, Spring, 1987.

TOX 521 Neurotoxicology Laboratory: Human Assessment

Behavioral Toxicology Laboratory: Animal Models

ENV 452 Behavioral Effects of Environmental Contaminants.

ENV 255 Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology

TOX 461 Basic Toxicology, Lectures on Behavioral Toxicology

Georgia Institute of Technology:

PSY 3303 General Psychology A PSY 3304 General Psychology B

PSY 4401 Experimental Psychology Lab PSY 4411 Experimental Psychology Lab

PSY 6605 Proseminar in Psychology, Lab

Spelman College:

PSY 401 Laboratory in Experimental Psychology: Conditioning and Learning

PSY 402 Laboratory in Experimental Psychology: Sensation and Perception
 
 

Teaching Interests:

Behavioral Pharmacology Neurobehavioral Toxicology

Behavioral Neuroscience Experimental Analysis of Behavior

Quantitative Models of Behavior

Ph.D. Dissertations Directed or Underway:

Rebecca Adcock. Caffeine Consumption in Young Adults: Measurement and Determinants of Self-Administration.

Scott Kollins Stimulus properties of methylphenidate in children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Discriminable and behavioral correlates. 1997 (APA Dissertation Award, 1997; Graduate Dean's Award for Excellence, 1997)

Phyllis Reile Molecular analysis of stimulant effects on concurrent schedule behavior in steady state and transition. (in progress)

Master's Theses Directed or Underway:

Rebecca Adcock. Normative Caffeine use in adults: Self-report of consumption and related events. 1992.

Ken Brown Adjunctive consumption of caffeine in rodents. 1993.

Leida Barrios Discriminative stimulus properties of MDMA and structurally related compounds (1992: co-director with Randall Clark, Pharmacal Sciences, Auburn University.)

Erin Miller Effects of prenatal methylmercury exposure on DRH performance: A systematic replication.

Jeffrey Langston Effects of prenatal methylmercury exposure on the acquisition and maintenance of a glutamate-based drug discrimination (Sigma Xi Outstanding Thesis Award, 1998)

Wendy Donlin Operant licking as a behavioral baseline for neurotoxicity.

Tracy Zinn Application of stimulus equivalence techniques to teach students the names of drugs.

Outside Reader:

David Schreibman. Automatic parallel code generation for neural network simulation. Department of Computer Science. Auburn University.

Elenor Josephson Topic: Anatomic pathways between limbic and olfactory systems. Department of Anatomy. College of Veterinary Medicine. Auburn University.

Volunteer Activities in Local Schools (K-12)

High School Identification of left- and right- brain dominance in right- and left-

Science Project: handed students. Jimmy D'Andrea. Auburn High School Science Fair Project. 1992-1993

Odyssey of Auburn Al. "Coach" for group for elementary school children doing

the Mind creative projects combining science and humanities (1996, 1997, 1998)

Auburn "Use of Animals in Biomedical Research." 11th grade Biology class.

High School Ginger Montgomery, teacher. 16 Sep 1998

Auburn "Animal Models of Substance Abuse" 11th grade Biology class

High School Ginger Mongomery, teacher. 16 Sep 1998

Service:

Councillor: Neurotoxicology Speciality Section, Society of Toxicology

Director Graduate Program in Experimental Psychology, 1993 - 1997

Member Graduate Curriculum Committee (1989-1990, 1998-2000)

Chair Graduate Curriculum committee (1996-1998)

Member College of Liberal Arts Technology Committee, 1993 - present

Member Graduate Core Curriculum Oversight Committee. 1993 - 1995

Member Department of Psychology Executive Committee, 1993 - present

Member Faculty Merit Evaluation Committee. 1993, 1996

At large Rep Auburn University Sigma Xi.

Member Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. 1992-1995 (review about 200 protocols/year)

Member Ad hoc committee to recruit a department chair 1992-1993.

Chair Space Committee, 1991-1993.

Member Biomedical Research Support Grant review committee, Auburn University, 1991-1994

Member College of Liberal Arts Self-Study Steering Committee and Chair of Research and Facilities Subcommittee of a Ad Hoc Committee to prepare for the Southeastern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation visit in 1992.

Member Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Member Interdepartmental Committee For Toxicology Training at Auburn University.

Member Interdepartmental Committee For Establishing A Neuroscience Program at Auburn University.

Chair Biopsychology Search Committee, 1989, 1997-1998

Chair Colloquium Committee (1988-1990)

Guest Editor for:

Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology Fundamental and Applied Toxicology

Psychopharmacology Neurotoxicology

Neurobehavioral Toxicology and Teratology Toxicology Letters

Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior The Behavior Analyst

American Psychological Association Division 28 (Psychopharmacology) Program Committee, 1987.

Board of Editors:

NeuroToxicology

The Behavior Analyst 1996-1998

Neurotoxicology and Teratology

Professional Memberships:

American Psychological Society Behavioral Pharmacology Society

Behavioral Toxicology Society Association for Behavior Analysis

Society of Toxicology (Full Member) Sigma Xi

New York Academy of Sciences.

Southeastern Association for Behavior Analysis

Current Research Activity:

Behavioral teratology of methylmercury in rodents.

Analysis of behavior during transitions and in steady state.

Manganese and the basal ganglia.

Research Interests:

Behavioral pharmacology and toxicology. Drug and toxicant effects on learning.

Neuromotor effects of drugs and toxicants. Quantification in analyses of behavior.

Experimental analysis of behavior.

Grants and Awards:

Behavioral Teratology of Methylmercury. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/National Institutes of Health. RO1-ES06466 $316,993 total costs. 1995-1998.

Behavioral Teratology of Lead and Methylmercury in Squirrel Monkeys. Collaboration with Department of Environmental Hygiene, University of Lund, Sweden (Dr. Maths Berlin, Principal Investigator).

Caffeine-induced supersensitivity to adenosine agonists. National Institute of Drug Abuse. $85,160 direct costs; $117,104 total costs. 1990-1992.

Literature Review of Manganese Neurotoxicity. Auburn University Grant-in-Aid, $500.

An experimental apparatus for taking analog measures of motor function in rodents. Auburn University Grant in Aid, 1989, $2,845

Caffeine and adenosine interactions. Auburn University Grant in Aid, 1989. $490

Behavioral Toxicology of Methanol and Ethanol in Primates. National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse. National Research Service Award 1984-1987. $68,736

Training grant from National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences. 1982-1984.

Research Assistantship, Behavioral Biology Laboratory, Yerkes Regional Primate Center, 1979. Larry D. Byrd, Ph.D., Director

Summer Research Fellowship, Neurophysiology Laboratory Yerkes Regional Primate Center, 1979. Adrian A. Perachio, Ph.D. Director

Research Assistantship, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1977, 1979. M. Jackson Marr, Ph.D., Director

Consultation/collaborations.

Developmental Effects of fish-borne toxicants in the rat. Principal Investigator: Richard Seegal, Ph.D., Laboratory of Human Toxicology, New York State Dept. of Health. My role is the oversight of behavioral testing of adult rats exposed during gestation to combinations of PCB's and methylmercury.

Recovery and Help-Seeking Processes in Problem Drinkers. Principal Investigator: Jalie A. Tucker, Ph.D. Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL. My role is the development of a quantitative description of the temporal patterns of drinking in adult alcoholics.

Other Professional Activities.

Scientific review of "Toxicological Profile for Manganese" prepared for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) of the Centers for Disease Control. November, 1998.

Mercury Subcommittee of the Environmental Health Committee for the Science Advisory Board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 1997. Critique a comprehensive, 1700 page review of mercury in the environment, and its health effects.

Federal Advisory Panel to review scientific program of Neurotoxicology Division, Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. October 9-11, 1996.

"Mercury Vapor Toxicology Update." Sponsored by the Subcommittee on Dental Amalgam of the Public Health Services Environmental Health Policy Committee. Bethesda, Md., June 24, 1996,

"Workshop on Risk Assessment of Neurobehavioral Toxicity" held by the Committee on Toxicology of the National Research Council. Beckman Center, Irvine, California. Jan 18-19, 1995 (See "Invited Presentations" below)

Participation in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Workshop on the Bioavailability and Oral Toxicity of Manganese. Cincinnati, OH, August 30-31, 1994. (See "Invited Presentations", below.)

Scientific review of "Toxicological Profile for Manganese" prepared for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry of the U. S. Public Health Service. 1994.

Scientific review of a comment submitted by the Environmental Defense Fund to the Environmental Protection Agency on a proposal to add manganese to gasoline. 1994

Comment submitted to Environmental Protection Agency on health consequences of adding manganese to gasoline (in response to application by Ethyl Corporation to do so), 1994.

Chair, Behavioral Toxicology Poster Session. Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology. New Orleans, March, 1993.

Workshop on the Toxicological Interpretation of Neurobehavioral Data. 18th Rochester Conference, Rochester, NY. June, 1992. B. Weiss, and J. O'Donoghue (organizers).

The health implications of adding manganese to gasoline. International workshop sponsored by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences. Chapel Hill, N.C. 1991

Peer-Reviewed Papers:

Nagilla, R, Snyder, J, Newland, M.C., and Bronson, M.E., (In Press). Effect of once weekly treatment with 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine on schedule-controlled behavior in rats. European Journal of Pharmacology.

Kollins, S.H., Shapiro, S.K., Newland, M.C., and Abramowitz, A. (In press). Discriminative and subject-related effects of methylphenidate in children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology

Newland, M.C. (In Press). Animal models of manganese's neurotoxicity. NeuroToxicology.

Kollins, S. H., Newland, M.C., Critchfield, T.S. (1997). Human sensitivity to reinforcement in operant choice: how much do consequences matter? Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 4, 208-220.

Newland, M.C. (1997). Quantifying the molecular structure of behavior: Separate effects of caffeine, cocaine, and adenosine agonists on interresponse times and lever-press durations. Behavioural Pharmacology, 8, 1-6

Newland, M.C., Brown, K. (1997) Behavioral characterization of caffeine and adenosine agonists after chronic caffeine exposure. Behavioural Pharmacology. 8, 1-30.

Newland, M.C., Warfvinge, K, Berlin, M. (1996). Behavioral consequences of In Utero exposure to mercury vapor: alterations in lever-press durations and learning in squirrel monkeys. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 139, 374-386.

Newland, M.C., Sheng, Y, Lödgberg, B., Berlin, M. (1996) In Utero lead exposure in squirrel monkeys: Motor effects seen with schedule-controlled behavior. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 32, 33-40

Bronson, M.E., Barrios-Zambrano, L., Jaing, W, Clark, C.R., DeRuiter, J, Newland, M.C. (1994) Behavioral and developmental effects of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) derivatives. Drug and Alcohol Dependence., 36, 161-166.

Newland, M.C., Sheng, Y, Lögdberg, B, Berlin, M. (1994) Prolonged behavioral effects of in utero exposure to lead or methylmercury: Reduced sensitivity to changes in reinforcement contingencies during behavioral transitions and in steady state. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 126, 6-15.

Ziriax, J.M., Snyder, J.R., Newland, M.C., Weiss, B. (1993) Amphetamine modifies the microstructure of concurrent behavior. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 1, 121-132.

Mal, M.E., McCall, C.A., Newland, M.C., Cummins, K.A. (1993) Evaluation of a one-trial learning apparatus to test learning ability in weanling horses. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 35, 305-311.

Newland, M.C., and Brown, K. (1992) Oral caffeine consumption by rats: The roles of flavor history, concentration, concurrent food, and an adenosine agonist. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior. 42. 651-659.

Rosenfarb, I.S., Newland, M.C., Brannon, S.E., Howey, D.S. (1992) Effects of self-generated rules on the development of schedule-controlled behavior. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 58, 107-121.

Newland, M.C. (1992) Goal-Directed Behaviorism? A review of The Goal of B.F. Skinner and Behavior Analysis by R.W.Proctor and D.J.Weeks. The Behavior Analyst, 15, 165-170.

Newland, M.C., Weiss, B. (1992) Persistent effects of manganese on effortful responding and their relationship to manganese accumulation in globus pallidus. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 113, 87-97.

Buskist, W., Newland, M.C., Sherburne, T. (1991) Continuity and Context. The Behavior Analyst, 14, 111-117.

Newland, M.C. and Weiss, B. (1991) Ethanol's effects on tremor and positioning in squirrel monkeys. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 52, 1-8.

Newland, M. C., Rivera-Calimlim, L., and Weiss, B. (1991) Pantothenic acid attenuates the motor effects of ethanol. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 53, 1-6.

Newland, M. C., and Weiss, B. (1990) Drug effects on an effortful operant: pentobarbital and amphetamine. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 36, 381-387.

Lefavi, R.G., Reeve, T.G., Newland, M.C. (1990) Relationships between anabolic steroid and selected psychological parameters in male bodybuilders. Journal of Sports Behavior, 13, 157-166.

Newland, M. C., Kordower, J. H., Ceckler, T., Weiss, B. (1989) Visualizing the primate basal ganglia with magnetic resonance imaging after manganese exposure. Experimental Neurology. 106, 251-258.

Cory-Slechta, D. A., Widzowski, D. V., Newland, M. C. (1989) Behavioral differentiation of the stimulus properties of a dopaminergic D1 agonist from a D2 agonist. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 250, 251-258.

Weiss, B., Ziriax, J., Newland, M. C. (1989) Serial properties of responding as a reflection of behavioral toxicity. Animal Learning and Behavior. 17, 83-93.

Newland, M. C. (1988). Quantification of motor function in toxicology. Toxicology Letters, 43, 295-319.

Newland, M. C., Cox, C., Oberdoerster, B., and Weiss, B. (1987). The clearance of manganese chloride in the primate. Fundamental and Applied Toxicology, 9, 314-328.

Newland, M. C., Ng, W. W., Baggs, R. B., Gentry, G. D., Weiss, B., Miller, R. K. (1986). Operant behavior in transition reflects neonatal exposure to cadmium. Teratology, 34, 231-242.

Newland, M. C., Marr, M. J. (1985). The effects of chlorpromazine and imipramine on the rate and stimulus control of matching-to-sample. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 44, 49-68.

Stine, W. W., Howell, L. L., Murdock, G. K., Newland, M. C., Conradson, L., and Maple, T. L. (1982). The control of progression order in a captive herd of Sable Antelope (Hippotragus niger). Zoo Biology, 1, 89-119.

Book Chapters:

Newland, M.C., Reile, P.A. (In press) Learning and behavior change as neurotoxic endpoints. In H. A. Tilson and J. Harry (Eds) Target Organ Series: Neurotoxicology. New York: Raven Press.

Newland, M.C. (1997) Neural, behavioral, and measurement considerations in the detection of motor impairment. In Reuhl, K.R., and Lowndes, H.E. (Eds). Comprehensive Toxicology: Vol 11: Nervous System and Behavioral Toxicology. Elsevier pp 247-269.

Newland, M.C. and Shapiro, S.K. (1996) Studying the neurotoxicity of indoor air with nonhuman species: issues in experimental design and interpretation. In B. A. Berven and R. B. Gammage (Eds) Indoor Air and Human Health Revisited. Chelsea, MI: J. Lewis Press. pp

Newland, M.C. (1995) Motor function and the physical properties of the operant: screening and advanced applications. In Chang, L.W., and Slikker, W. (Eds) Neurotoxicology: Approaches and Methods. San Diego, Academic Press. pp 265-300.

Newland, M.C. (1993) Operant behavior and the measurement of motor dysfunction. In B. Weiss and J O'Donoghue (Eds). Toxicological Interpretation of Neurobehavioral Data. New York: Raven Press, 273-297.

Other Manuscripts.

Newland, M.C., Reile, P.A. (Accepted pending revision). Blood and brain mercury levels after gestational exposure. Toxicological Sciences (formerly Fundamental and Applied Toxicology.)

Adcock, R.J., Newland, M.C., and Tucker, J.A. (Under review) Determinants of caffeine consumption in young adults: Relationships among dose, vehicle, and verbal-report method.
 
 

Published Abstracts:

Newland, M.C., Reile, P.A., Dunn, W.W. Blood and brain mercury levels after gestational exposure to methylmercury in rats. Fundamental and Applied Toxicology, 36, 13-14.

Bronson, M.E., Langston, J., Newland, M.C., Clark, C.R., DeRuiter, J. (1996) Characterization of cathinone, Nexus, MBDB, and Flea in female rats trained to discriminate MDMA. NIDA Research Monographs Series, Problems of Drug Dependence, L. S. Harris (Ed). U. S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Newland, M.C.; Sheng, Y; Lögdberg, B., Weiss, B., Berlin, M. (1993) Behavioral teratogenicity of methylmercury and lead is expressed in the acquisition and maintenance of operant behavior under concurrent schedules. The Toxicologist.

Newland, M.C., Lögdberg, B. Sheng, Y., Berlin, M., Weiss, B. (1992) Prenatal lead exposure alters operant behavior in squirrel monkeys. The Toxicologist, 12, 314.

Lögdberg, B., Newland, M.C., Sheng, Y., Berlin, M., Weiss, B. (1992) Prenatal exposure to methylmercury alters operant behavior and response topography in squirrel monkeys. The Toxicologist, 12 314.

Mal, M.E.; McCall, C.A.; Cummins, K.A., Newland, M.C. (1992) Influence of early handling on subsequent learning abilities in weanling horses. Journal of Animal Science., 70, 156.

Lefavi, R.G., Reeve, T.G., Newland, M.C. (1989) The association between anabolic steroid use and selected psychological parameters. Journal of Applied Sport Science Research. (1989).

Newland, M.C. (1988) Accumulation of manganese in globus pallidus and effects on motor function. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 30 559.

Newland, M. C., Ceckler, T. L., and Weiss, B. (1988). Persistence of manganese in globus pallidus and substantia nigra revealed by magnetic resonance imaging. The Toxicologist, 8, 246.

Weiss, B., and Newland, M. C. (1988). Manganese administration induces persisting effects on effortful behavioral responses. The Toxicologist, 8 75.

Newland, M. C., Rivera-Calimlim, L., Weiss, B. (1987). The B-vitamin, pantothenic acid can block the motor effects of ethanol in primates. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 27 590.

Newland, M. C., Kordower, J. H., Ceckler, T. L., and Weiss, B. (1987). Visualizing primate basal ganglia with magnetic resonance after manganese chloride. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 13, 1363.

Newland, M. C., Kordower, J. H., Ceckler, T. L., and Weiss, B. (1987). Imaging manganese in the primate brain with magnetic resonance. The Toxicologist, 7, 157.

Newland, M. C., Rivera-Calimlim, L., and Weiss, B. (1987). Pantothenic acid blocks the behavioral effects of ethanol in the squirrel monkey. Federation Proceedings, 46, 1130.

Gash, D. M., Ziriax, J. M., Newland, M. C., Korodower, J. H., Kraus, A. L., Snyder, J., and Weiss, B. (1986). Effects of MPTP (1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine) on motor performance in cercopithecus aethiops and cebus apella. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 12, 610.

Newland, M. C., and Weiss, B. (1986). Effects of oxotremorine on tremor and operant behavior in squirrel monkeys. The Toxicologist, 6, 25.

Newland, M. C., Oberdoerster, G., Weiss, B. (1986). The clearance of manganese chloride in the primate. The Toxicologist, 6, 25.

Newland, M. C., Ng., W. W., Miller, R. K., Baggs, R. B., and Weiss, B. (1984). Selective effects on operant behavior of neonatal exposure to cadmium chloride. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 20, 995.

Ng., W. W., Newland, M. C., Miller, R. K., Baggs, R. B., and Weiss, B. (1984). Neonatal exposure to cadmium causes hydrocephalus and alterations in adult operant behavior. The Toxicologist, 4, 89.

Newland, M. C., Ng., W. W., Baggs, R. B., Miller, R. K., Infurna, R. N., and Gentry, G. D. (1983). Acute behavioral toxicity of cadmium in neonatal rats. Teratology, 27, 65A-66A.

Invited Presentations.

Newland, M.C. Behavior Change as a Neurotoxic Endpoint. National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle, N.C.. May, 1998.

Newland, M.C. The roles of dose and route of exposure on the neurobehavioral effects of manganese. Manganese: Are There Effects from Long-Term, Low-Level Exposure. 15th International Neurotoxicology Conference. Little Rock, AK. October, 1997.

Newland, M.C. and Reile, P.A. Quantitative descriptions of behavior during transitional states: contributions from behavioral toxicology. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior. Chicago, May, 1997

Newland, M.C. Behavioral Endpoints to Identify Neurotoxic Effects of Mercury Vapor in Animals. Invited address at the Mercury Vapor Toxicology Update. Subcommittee on Dental Amalgam of the Public Health Services Environmental Health Policy Committee. Bethesda, Md., June, 1996

Newland, M.C. Can Environmental Neurotoxicants Cause Behavioral Disorders? What We Know and How We Know It. Invited Colloquium at Auburn University at Montgomery Departments of Biology and Psychology. May 5, 1995.

Newland, M.C. Motor Function. Invited address at the Workshop on Risk Assessment of Neurobehavioral Toxicity. Sponsored by the Committee on Toxicology, National Research Council, Beckman Center, Irvine, CA Jan 18, 1995

Newland, M.C. The Toxicity of Manganese in Nonhuman Primates. Invited address at the Workshop on the Bioavailability and Oral Toxicity of Manganese. Sponsored by the United States Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office. Cincinnati, OH, August 30-31, 1994.

Newland, M.C. The value of behavioral mechanisms in studies of developmental toxicology. Invited address at Symposium on Persisting Effects of Developmental Exposure to Toxicants. Neurobehavioral Toxicology Society. Puerto Rico. June, 1994.

Newland, M.C. and Shapiro, S.K. Essential elements for an animal model of human vigilance and distractibility. Invited address at Oak Ridge National Laboratories Life Sciences Symposium: Indoor Air and Human Health Revisited. Knoxville, TN. March 30, 1994.

Newland, M.C. Behavioral change and behavioral teratology: concurrent schedules, lead, and methylmercury. Invited presentation to Southeastern Association for Behavior Analysis (SEABA), October 15, 1993, Chapel Hill, NC

Newland, M.C. Behavioral teratogenicity of mercury and lead. Invited Presentation to Behavioral Biology Group, Yerkes Regional Primate Center. Atlanta, GA. March, 1993

Newland, M.C. A profile of manganese's neurotoxicity: kinetics, behavior, and accumulation in the globus pallidus. Colloquium at the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 14 October 1992.

Newland, M.C. Operant behavior and the measurement of motor dysfunction. Invited presentation to the Eighteenth Rochester Conference on Environmental Toxicity: Workshop on the Toxicological Interpretation of Neurobehavioral Data. (Schedule-controlled operant behavior II. Advanced Applications.) Rochester, NY. June, 1992.

Newland, M.C. Manganese Neurotoxicity. Southeastern Society of Toxicology. Columbia, SC. September, 1990.

Newland, M.C. Risk assessment: from the laboratory to the public. Symposium on the Health Effects of Fungal Toxins in the Food and Feed Supply, Auburn University. 1990. Also videotaped for use in continuing education for veterinarians.

Newland, M.C. Assessing motor and behavioral effects of drugs and toxic substances. Colloquium at the Department of Psychology, University of Mississippi. April, 1990.

Newland, M.C. Caffeine and behavior. Liberal Arts Brown Bag Series. Auburn University Jan. 1990.

Newland, M.C. Ethanol and Tremor. Motor behavior laboratory, Auburn University, February, 1990.

Newland, M.C. Uses of spectral analyses in the analysis of behavior. Jacksonville State University, October, 1989.

Newland, M. C. (November, 1987). Behavioral assessment of neurotoxic substances: The role of experimental psychology. Colloquium at the Department of Psychology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

Newland, M. C. (November, 1987). Quantification of motor performance in behavioral toxicology. Presented at the 17th Conference on Toxicology, Session V. Quantitative methods for Behavioral Toxicology. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH.

Weiss, B., Ziriax, J., and Newland, M. C. (June, 1984). Serial properties of responding as a reflection of behavioral toxicity. Harvard symposium on Quantitative Analyses of Behavior: Biological determinants of reinforcement and memory. Cambridge, Mass.

Newland, M. C. (April, 1984). The effects of toxic exposure on the nervous system. New York Public Interest Group (NYPIRG) Occupational Health Day, Syracuse, NY.

Newland, M. C. (March, 1984). The uses of behavior in toxicology. New Investigators Colloquium, Society of Toxicology, Atlanta, GA.

Other Presentations:

Miller, E.R., and Newland, M.C. Unmasking the behavioral toxicity of methylmercury with drug challenges: Effects on DRH performance. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. May, 1998.

Langston, J.L., and Newland, M.C. Use of a fading procedure to establish stimulus control by interoceptive stimuli: Effects of Prenatal Methylmercury Exposure. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. May, 1998.

Newland, M.C., and Miller, E.R. (1998) Developmental exposure to methylmercury alters the acquisition of DRH behavior, and accelerates its decline in aged rats. Annual Meeting of the Behavioral Toxicology Society, Research Triangle Park, NC. May, 1998.

Newland, M.C., and Kemppainen, B.W. (co-chairs) Environmental Toxicants: What's out there and what they do. Symposium organized at the 1997 Deep South Environmental Conference, Auburn University Environmental Institute, Auburn Al. Oct 22, 1997.

Newland, M.C. The central nervous system as a target for environmental contaminants. 1997 Deep South Environmental Conference, Environmental Institute, Auburn University, Auburn AL Oct 21-22, 1997.

Newland, M.C. and Reile, P.A. Protecting the next generation: identifying silent damage due to chemical exposure during development. Association for Behavior Analysis. San Francisco, CA. May, 1996.

Newland, M.C. (Chair). Using what we've learned to protect the public's health: Basic science and technology transfer. Symposium organized at Association for Behavior Analysis. San Francisco, CA. May, 1996.

Reile, P.A., Kollins, S.H., Newland, M.C. Calculating an S: A comparison of equations describing behavior change. Association for Behavior Analysis. San Francisco, CA. May, 1996

Adcock, R.J., Newland, M.C., Tucker, J.A. Determinants of caffeine use in young adults: relationships among dose, source, and self-report method. American Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy. 1996

Adcock, R.J., Newland, M.C., Tucker, J.A. Behavioral self-monitoring as an assessment strategy to measure caffeine consumption in the natural environment. American Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy. 1996

Reile, P.A., Newland, M.C. Effects of d-amphetamine on behavioral transitions under concurrent schedules. Association for Behavior Analysis. Washington, DC. May, 1995

Kollins, S.H., Newland, M.C. Analyses of matching in experimental and naturalistic settings. Association for Behavior Analysis. Washington, DC. May, 1995

Newland, M.C. The molecular structure of behavior change after chemical exposure. Presented in the Symposium on Behavior in Transition. Association for Behavior Analysis Atlanta, GA. May, 1994

Newland, M.C. Lead exposure during gestation produces prolonged retardation in the rate of behavioral transitions under concurrent schedules of reinforcement. Presented at the Symposium on Contributions of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior to the Environmental Health Sciences. Association for Behavior Analysis, May, 1994

Newland, M.C. Contributions of the experimental analysis of behavior to the environmental health sciences. Symposium organized at the Association for Behavior Analysis. Atlanta, GA. May, 1994

Reile, P.A. and Newland, M.C. Effects of haloperidol on behavioral transitions under concurrent schedules. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis. Atlanta, GA, May, 1994.

Campbell, K.R. and Newland, M.C. Effects of scopolamine on behavioral transitions under concurrent schedules. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis. Atlanta, GA, May, 1994.

Bronson, M.E., Newland, M.C., Ravis, W.R. Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling of 5'N-ethylcarboxamidoadenosine (NECA) effects on fixed-interval responding in rats. European Behavioral Pharmacology Society. 1994.

Reile, P.A., Campbell, K.R., Newland, M.C. Behavioral transitions under concurrent schedules: a work in progress. Poster at Southeastern Association for Behavior Analysis (SEABA), Chapel Hill, NC, October, 1993

Brown, K, Newland, M.C. Adjunctive consumption of caffeine. Southeastern Association for Behavior Analysis. October, 1992.

Adcock, R.J., Newland, M.C., Tucker, J.A. Questionnaire and self-monitoring measures give different estimates of caffeine consumption. American Association for Behavior Therapy. Boston MA. November, 1992

Adcock, R.J., Newland, M.C. Normative caffeine use in young adults: self-report of consumption and related events. Association for Behavior Analysis, May, 1992.

Newland, M.C. Neurobehavioral effects and kinetics of manganese in primates. Manganese/MMT Conference and Health Symposium. Environmental Protection Agency. March 12, 1991.

Newland, M.C., Brown, K. Caffeine consumption is influenced by flavor history. Association for Behavior Analysis. Atlanta, GA. May, 1991.

Newland, M.C., Brown, K., Hodge, C.W., Sherburne, T.R., Consuming caffeine chronically alters acquisition of lever-holding in rats. Association for Behavior Analysis. Atlanta, GA. May, 1991.

Hodge, C.W., Newland, M.C., Brown, K., Sherburne, T.R. Effects of caffeine, d-amphetamine, ethanol, and pentobarbital on an effortful operant. Association for Behavior Analysis. May, 1991.

Newland, M.C., Brown, K., Hodge, C. Behavioral effects of chronic caffeine in rats. Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, May, 1990

Newland, M.C., Weiss, B. Accumulation of manganese in the primate basal ganglia and its effect on motor function. Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, May, 1990.

Newland, M. C. (May, 1987). Pantothenic acid blocks ethanol-induced reductions in tremor. Behavioral Toxicology Society, Washington, DC.

Newland, M. C. (May, 1987). Drug effects on an effortful operant: Pentobarbital and amphetamine. Behavioral Pharmacology Society, Washington, DC.

Newland, M. C. (November, 1986). Environmental causes of neurodegenerative disorders. Presented at workshop to examine the feasibility of using NHANES data to assess food additive and environmental contaminant exposure. National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.

Ziriax, J. M., Newland, M. C., and Weiss, B. (May, 1986). Modification of concurrent schedule performance by d-amphetamine. Behavioral Pharmacology Society, Atlanta, GA.

Newland, M. C., and Weiss, B. (May, 1986). A method for evaluating behavior and motor performance in primates: Effects of oxotremorine. Behavioral Toxicology Society, Atlanta, GA.

Newland, M. C. (May, 1984). Is matching-to-sample really matching-to-sample? A pharmacological analysis. Seminar on drugs and Complex Performance, Association for Behavior Analysis, Knoxville, TN.

Newland, M. C. (March, 1982). Remembering and the stimulus control of behavior. Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Newland, M. C. (1980). The effect of imipramine on behavior under a multiple schedule of matching-to-sample. Southeastern Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
 
 

 

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