Geoffrey Hall

Geoffrey Hall

Geoffrey Hall

Visiting Professorial Fellow

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Email: Geoffrey Hall

Research Summary

Research Areas: Animal learning theory: formal models of associative learning; attention in learning; mechanisms of perceptual learning


Recent Publications:

  • Mitchell, C., & Hall, G. (In press). Can theories of animal discrimination explain perceptual learning in humans? Psychological Bulletin.
  • Moreno, H., de Brugada, I., & Hall, G. (In press). Chronic dietary choline supplementation modulates attentional change in adult rats. Behavioural Brain Research.
  • Blundell, P., Symonds, M., Killcross, S., Bailey, G., & Hall. G. (2013). Within-event learning in rats with lesions of the basolateral amygdala. Behavioural Brain Research, 236, 48-55.
  • Gonzalez, F., Garcia-Burgos, D., & Hall, G. (2012). Associative and occasion-setting properties of contextual cues in flavor-nutrient learning in rats. Appetite, 59, 898-904.
  • Rodriguez, M., Garcia, Z., Cobo, P., & Hall, G. (2012). Fluid consumption in lithium-treated rats: Roles of stimulus novelty and context novelty. Behavioural Processes, 91, 164-171.
  • Wang, T., Lavis, Y., Hall, G., & Mitchell, C. (2012). Location and salience of unique features in human perceptual learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 38, 404-418.
  • Mueller, J., Wilkinson, A., Huber, L., & Hall, G. (2012). Radial-arm maze behavior of the red-footed tortioise (Geochelone carbonaria). Journal of Comparative Psychology.
  • Symonds, M., & Hall, G. (2012). Avoidance, anxiety, and aversion in the clinical setting: The role of classical conditioning. In M. Haselgrove & L. Hogarth (Eds.), Clinical applications of learning theory (pp. 27-47). Hove: Psychology Press.
  • Hall, G. (2012). Animal perceptual learning. In N.M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Springer.
  • Mueller, J., Wilkinson, A., & Hall, G. (2011). Spatial cognition in reptiles. In K.J. Baker (Ed.), Reptiles: Biology, behavior, and conservation (pp. 81-100). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Franklin, S., & Hall, G. (2011). Analysis of US-preexposure effects in appetitive conditioning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 495-500.
  • Gil, M., Symonds, M., Hall, G., & de Brugada, I. (2011) Analysis of the US-preexposure effect in flavor acceptance conditioning. Learning and Motivation, 42, 273-281.
  • Hall, G., & Rodriguez, G. (2011). Blocking of potentiation of latent inhibition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 127-131.
  • Lavis, Y., Kadib, R., Mitchell, C., & Hall, G. (2011). Memory for, and salience of, the unique features of similar stimuli in perceptual learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 211-219.
  • Hall, G. (2010). Using taste aversion as a tool to explore context conditioning and perceptual learning. Retrieved from http:// [PDF]
  • Hall, G., & Rodriguez, G. (2010). Associative and nonassociative processes in latent inhibition: An elaboration of the Pearce-Hall model. In R.E. Lubow & I. Weiner (Eds.), Latent inhibition: Cognition, neuroscience, and applications to schizophrenia (pp. 114-136). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hall, G., & Rodriguez, G. (2010). Attentional learning. In C. Mitchell & M. Le Pelley (Eds.), Attention and associative learning(pp. 41-70). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Editor: Learning & Behavior (2007-2014)