Dr. Justine Fam

Dr. Justine Fam

Dr. Justine Fam

Postdoctoral Research Associate

PhD, Psychology, UNSW

B. Science (Hons Class I), UNSW

Diploma in Communications & Media Management, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

Contact details

Email: Dr. Justine Fam

Office: Mathews, Room 709

Research Summary

Research Areas: Behavioural correlates of decision-making, oxytocin and fear extinction, false memories 


Holmes, N. M., Hutton-Bedbrook, K., Fam, J., & Westbrook, R. F. (2016). Incentive contrast effects regulate responding to a falvor presented in compound with a saccharin unconditioned stimulus in rats. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 42(3), 233-45, doiL 10.1037/xan0000101.

Fam, J., Westbrook, R. F., & Arabzadeh, E. (2016). Temporal dynamics of choice behaviour in rats and humans: an examination of pre- and post-choice latencies. Scientific Reports, 6(20583), doi:10.1038/srep20583.

Fam, J., Westbrook, R. F., & Arabzadeh, E. (2015). Behavioral correlates of the decision process in a dynamic environment: post-choice latencies reflect relative value and choice evaluation. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9:261, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00261.

Huynh, C., Fam, J., Ahmed, S. H., & Clemens, K. J. (2015). Rats quit nicotine for a sweet reward following an extensive history of nicotine use. Addiction Biology, doi: 10.1111/adb.12306.

Fam, J., Westbrook, R. F., & Arabzadeh, E. (2015). Dynamics of pre-choice and post-choice behaviour: rats approximate optimal strategy in a discrete-trial decision task. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282(1803):20142963, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2963.

Holmes, N. M., & Fam, J. (2013). How does dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens core relate to encoding of a Pavlovian incentive stimulus? Journal of Neursocience, 33(25), 10191-10192, doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1543-13.2013.