Emeritus Professor Robert Boakes

A19 - Griffith Taylor Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3347

Research interests

  • Flavours and Tastes: Learning and Perception
  • Activity, Food Intake and Body Weight
  • Aspects of Associative Learning

Flavours and Tastes: Learning and Perception

Boakes, R.A. & Hemberger, H. (2012). Odour-modulation of taste ratings by chefs.Food Quality and Preference, 25,81-86.

Boakes, R.A., Patterson, A.E. & Kwok, D.W.S. (2012). Flavor avoidance learning based on missing calories but not on palatability reduction.Learning & Behavior, 40,542-550.

Russell, A.M.T & Boakes, R.A. (2011). Identification of confusable odours including wine: Appropriate labels enhance performance. Food Quality and Preference, 22, 296-303.

Boakes, R.A., Colagiuri, B., & Mahon, M. (2010). Learned avoidance of flavors signalling reduction in a nutrient. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 36, 117-125.

Hughson, A. & Boakes, R.A. (2009). Passive perceptual learning in relation to wine: Shortterm recognition and verbal description. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 1-8.

Walter, F. & Boakes, R.A. (2009). Long-term range effects in hedonic ratings. Food Quality and Preference, 20, 440-449.

Albertella, L., Harris, J.A., & Boakes, R.A. (2008). Acquired flavour preferences: Contextual control of adaptation-level effects. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61, 227- 231.

Dwyer, D., Boakes, R.A., & Hayward, S. (2008). Reduced palatability in lithium- and activity-based, but not in amphetamine-based, taste aversion learning. Behavioral Neuroscience, 122, 1051-1060.

Boakes, R.A., Albertella, L., & Harris, J.A. (2007). Expresssion of flavor preference depends on type of test and on recent drinking history. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 33, 327-338.

Activity, Food Intake and Body Weight

Kendig, M.D., Ekayanti, W., Stewart, H., Boakes, R.A., & Rooney, K.B. (2015). Metabolic effects of access to sucrose in female rats and transmission of some effects to their offspring. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0131107.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131107.

Kendig, M.D., Rooney, K.B., Corbit, L.H. & Boakes, R.A. (2014). Persisting adiposity following chronic consumption of 10% sucrose solution: Strain differences and behavioural effects.Physiology & Behavior, 130,54-65.

Kendig, M.D., Lin, C.S., Beilharz, J.E, Rooney, K.B. & Boakes, R.A. (2014). Maltodextrin can produce similar metabolic and cognitive effects to those of sucrose in the rat.Appetite, 77C,1-12.

Chan, C.Y-Y., Kendig, M., Boakes, R.A. & Rooney. K. (2013). Low volume exercise can prevent sucrose-induced weight gain but has limited impact on metabolic measures in rats. European Journal of Nutrition, 52, 1721-1732.

Sheludiakova, A., Rooney, K. & Boakes, R.A. (2012). Metabolic and behavioural effects of sucrose and fructose/glucose drinks in the rat.European Journal of Nutrition,51, 445-454.

Boakes, R.A. & Nakajima, S. (2009). Conditioned taste aversions based on running or swimming. In S.Reilly & T.R.Schachtman (Eds.) Conditioned taste aversion: Behavioral and neural processes. (pp. 159-178) New York: Oxford University Press.

Hughes, S. & Boakes, R.A. (2008). Flavor preferences produced by backward pairing with wheel running. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34, 283- 293.

Boakes, R.A. (2007). Self-starvation in the rat: Running vs eating. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 10, 251-257.

Gutiérrez,E., Baysari, M.T., Carrera, O., Whitford, T. & Boakes, R.A. (2006). High ambient temperature reduces rate of body-weight loss produced by wheel running. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59, 1196-1211.

Aspects of Associative Learning

Kwok, D.W.S. & Boakes, R.A. (2015). Taste aversion learning despite long delays: How best explained? International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 28. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/6q20v5h7

Kwok, D.W.S. & Boakes, R.A. (2015). Proximal, but not distal, pre-exposure reduces serial overshadowing in one-trial taste aversion learning. Behavioural Processes,118, 111-114.

Boakes, R.A., Patterson, A.E., Kendig, M.D. & Harris, J.A. (2015). Temporal distributions of schedule-induced licks, magazine entries, and lever presses on fixed- and variable-time schedules. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning & Cognition, 41, 52-68.

Boakes, R.A. & Costa, D.S.J. (2014). Temporal contiguity in associative learning: Interference and decay from an historical perspective.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning & Cognition, 40,381-400.

Kwok, W.S. & Boakes, R.A. (2012). Blocking of acquisition of a taste aversion by a context experienced prior to the taste.Behavioural Processes, 89,27-29.

Patterson, A.E. & Boakes, R.A. (2012). Interval, blocking, and marking effects during the development of schedule-induced drinking.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 38,303-314.

Kwok, D.W.S., Livesey. E.J. & Boakes, R.A. (2012). Serial overshadowing of taste aversion learning by stimuli preceding the target taste.Learning & Behavior, 40,427-438.

Costa, D.S.J. & Boakes, R.A. (2011). Varying temporal contiguity and interference in a human avoidance task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 71-78.

Costa, D.S.J & Boakes, R.A. (2009). Context blocking in rat autoshaping: Sign-tracking versus goal-tracking. Learning and Motivation, 40, 175-185.

Costa, D. & Boakes, R.A. (2007). Maintenance of responding when reinforcement becomes delayed. Learning & Behavior, 35, 95-105.

Karazinov, D.M. & Boakes, R.A. (2007). Second order conditioning in human predictive judgements when there is little time to think. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 448-460.

Historical and Miscellaneous

McGreevy,P.D., Henshall, C., Starling, M.J., McClean, A.N., & Boakes, R.A. (2014). The importance of safety signals in animal handling and training.Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 9,382-387.

Colagiuri, B., McGuinness, K., Boakes, R. A., & Butow, P. N. (2012). Warning about side effects can increase their occurrence: An experimental model using placebo treatment for sleep difficulty.Journal of Psychopharmacology, 26,1540-1547.

Boakes, R.A. From Darwin to Behaviourism: Psychology and the animal mind. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

Colagiuri, B. & Boakes, R. (2010). Perceived treatment, feedback, and placebo effects in double-blind RCTs: An experimental analysis. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 208, 433-41.

Boakes, R.A. (2009). Learning theory and the cognitive revolution, 1961-1971: a personal perspective. (pp.37-47) In P.Rabbitt (Ed.) Psychology in our time. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Colagiuri, B., Morley, K., Boakes, R.A., & Haber, P. (2009). Expectancy in double-blind placebo-controlled trials: An example from alcohol dependence. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 78, 167-171.

Current research students

Project title Research student
The Role of Expectancy in Withdrawal Symptoms Llew MILLS

Selected grants

2017

  • Withdrawal and relapse to sugar drinks; Rooney K, Boakes R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2015

  • Western-style diet and impairments in food-intake control in humans; Stevenson R, Boakes R, Oaten M, Yeomans M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2014

  • Flavour learning and food consumption in rats and humans: Implications for obesity; Boakes R, Rooney K; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2011

  • The missing calories effect in rats and humans; Boakes R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2009

  • Inhibitory flavour learning in the rat; Boakes R; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2005

  • Resistance to extinction of learned flavour preferences; Boakes R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2002

  • Instumental behaviour and delay of reinforcement; Boakes R; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).

2001

  • Persistence of hedonic conditioning in rats; Boakes R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

2000

  • Insensitivity to extinction; Boakes R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Small Grants.
  • An associative model of human olfaction; Boakes R, Stevenson R, Kiernan M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).
  • Conditioned taste aversions: counter-conditioning and extinction; Boakes R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Small Grants.

Selected publications

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Books

  • McGreevy, P., Boakes, R. (2011). Carrots and Sticks: Principles of Animal Training. Sydney: Darlington Press.
  • McGreevy, P., Boakes, R. (2007). Carrots and Sticks Principles of Animal Training. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Boakes, R. (2010). Darwin and Animal Behavior. In Breed, M. and Moore, J. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, (pp. 454-460). New York: Academic Press.
  • Boakes, R., Nakajima, S. (2009). Conditioned taste aversions based on running or swimming. In Reilly, Steve; Schachtman, Todd R (Eds.), Conditioned taste aversion: Behavioral and neural processes, (pp. 159-178). New York, USA: Oxford University Press.
  • Boakes, R. (2009). Learning theory and the cognitive revolution, 1961-1971: a personal perspective. In Pat Rabbitt (Eds.), Inside Psychology: A Science over 50 Years, (pp. 37-47). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Stevenson, R., Boakes, R. (2004). Sweet and Sour Smells: Learned Synesthesia between the Senses of Taste and Smell. In Genna Calvert, Charles Spence, Barry E. Stein (Eds.), The Handbook of Multisensory Processes, (pp. 69-84). Boston, USA: The MIT Press.

Journals

  • Attuquayefio, T., Stevenson, R., Boakes, R., Oaten, M., Yeomans, M., Mahmut, M., Francis, H. (2016). A High-Fat High-Sugar Diet Predicts Poorer Hippocampal-Related Memory and a Reduced Ability to Suppress Wanting Under Satiety. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 42(4), 415-428. [More Information]
  • Stevenson, R., Boakes, R., Oaten, M., Yeomans, M., Mahmut, M., Francis, H. (2016). Chemosensory Abilities in Consumers of a Western-Style Diet. Chemical Senses, 41(6), 505-513. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Martire, S., Rooney, K., Kendig, M. (2016). Individual differences in saccharin acceptance predict rats' food intake. Physiology and Behavior, 164, 151-156. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Sun, Q., Boakes, R. (2016). Mediated Overshadowing and Potentiation of Long-Delay Taste Aversion Learning: Two Versus Six Cue-Taste Pairings. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 42(1), 106-115. [More Information]
  • Mills, L., Boakes, R., Colagiuri, B. (2016). Placebo caffeine reduces withdrawal in abstinent coffee drinkers. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 30(4), 388-394. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Kendig, M., Martire, S., Rooney, K. (2016). Sweetening yoghurt with glucose, but not with saccharin, promotes weight gain and increased fat pad mass in rats. Appetite, 105, 114-128. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Harris, J., Boakes, R. (2016). Timing of interfering events in one-trial serial overshadowing of a taste aversion. Learning and Behavior, in press. [More Information]
  • Kendig, M., Ekayanti, W., Stewart, H., Boakes, R., Rooney, K. (2015). Metabolic effects of access to sucrose drink in female rats and transmission of some effects to their offspring. PloS One, 10(7), 1-20. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Boakes, R. (2015). Proximal, but not distal, pre-exposure reduces serial overshadowing in one-trial taste aversion learning. Behavioural Processes, 118, 111-114. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Boakes, R. (2015). Taste aversion learning despite long delays: How best explained. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 28, 1-15.
  • Boakes, R., Patterson, A., Kendig, M., Harris, J. (2015). Temporal distributions of schedule-induced licks, magazine entries, and lever presses on fixed- and variable-time schedules. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 41(1), 52-68. [More Information]
  • Kendig, M., Lin, C., Beilharz, J., Rooney, K., Boakes, R. (2014). Maltodextrin can produce similar metabolic and cognitive effects to those of sucrose in the rat. Appetite, 77C, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Kendig, M., Rooney, K., Corbit, L., Boakes, R. (2014). Persisting adiposity following chronic consumption of 10% sucrose solution: strain differences and behavioural effects. Physiology and Behavior, 130, 54-65. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Costa, D. (2014). Temporal contiguity in associative learning: Interference and decay from an historical perspective. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 40(4), 381-400. [More Information]
  • McGreevy, P., Henshall, C., Starling, M., McLean, A., Boakes, R. (2014). The importance of safety signals in animal handling and training. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 9(6), 382-387. [More Information]
  • Kendig, M., Boakes, R., Rooney, K., Corbit, L. (2013). Chronic restricted access to 10% sucrose solution in adolescent and young adult rodents impairs spatial memory and alters sensitivity to outcome devaluation. Physiology and Behavior, 120, 164-172. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Kendig, M., Boakes, R., Rooney, K. (2013). Low-volume exercise can prevent sucrose-induced weight gain but has limited impact on metabolic measures in rats. European Journal of Nutrition, 52(7), 1721-1732. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Boakes, R. (2012). Blocking of acquisition of a taste aversion by a context experienced prior to the taste. Behavioural Processes, 89(1), 27-29. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Patterson, A., Kwok, D. (2012). Flavor avoidance learning based on missing calories but not on palatability reduction. Learning and Behavior, 40(4), 542-550. [More Information]
  • Patterson, A., Boakes, R. (2012). Interval, Blocking, and Marking Effects During the Development of Schedule-Induced Drinking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 38(3), 303-314. [More Information]
  • Sheludiakova, A., Rooney, K., Boakes, R. (2012). Metabolic and behavioural effects of sucrose and fructose/glucose drinks in the rat. European Journal of Nutrition, 51(4), 445-454. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Hemberger, H. (2012). Odour-modulation of taste ratings by chefs. Food Quality and Preference, 25(2), 81-86. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Livesey, E., Boakes, R. (2012). Serial overshadowing of taste aversion learning by stimuli preceding the target taste. Learning and Behavior, 40, 427-438. [More Information]
  • Colagiuri, B., McGuinness, K., Boakes, R., Butow, P. (2012). Warning about side effects can increase their occurrence: an experimental model using placebo treatment for sleep difficulty. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 26(12), 1540-1547. [More Information]
  • Russell, A., Boakes, R. (2011). Identification of confusable odours including wine: Appropriate labels enhance performance. Food Quality and Preference, 22(3), 296-303. [More Information]
  • Costa, D., Boakes, R. (2011). Varying temporal contiguity and interference in a human avoidance task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37(1), 71-78. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Colagiuri, B., Mahon, M. (2010). Learned Avoidance of Flavors Signaling Reduction in a Nutrient. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 36(1), 117-125. [More Information]
  • Colagiuri, B., Boakes, R. (2010). Perceived treatment, feedback, and placebo effects in double-blind RCTs: an experimental analysis. Psychopharmacology, 208(3), 433-441. [More Information]
  • Costa, D., Boakes, R. (2009). Context blocking in rat autoshaping: Sign-tracking versus goal-tracking. Learning and Motivation, 40(2), 178-185. [More Information]
  • Colagiuri, B., Morley, K., Boakes, R., Haber, P. (2009). Expectancy in double-blind placebo-controlled trials: an example from alcohol dependence. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 78(3), 167-171. [More Information]
  • Walter, F., Boakes, R. (2009). Long-term range effects in hedonic ratings. Food Quality and Preference, 20(6), 440-449. [More Information]
  • Hughson, A., Boakes, R. (2009). Passive perceptual learning in relation to wine: Short-term recognition and verbal description. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Albertella, L., Harris, J., Boakes, R. (2008). Acquired flavour preferences: Contextual control of adaptation-level effects. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61(2), 227-231. [More Information]
  • Hughes, S., Boakes, R. (2008). Flavor Preferences Produced by Backward Pairing With Wheel Running. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34(2), 283-293. [More Information]
  • Dwyer, D., Boakes, R., Hayward, A. (2008). Reduced palatability in lithium- and activity-based, but not in amphetamine-based, taste aversion learning. Behavioral Neuroscience, 122(5), 1051-1060. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Albertella, L., Harris, J. (2007). Expression of flavor preference depends on type of test and on recent drinking history. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 33(3), 327-338. [More Information]
  • Costa, D., Boakes, R. (2007). Maintenance of responding when reinforcement becomes delayed. Learning and Behavior, 35(2), 95-105. [More Information]
  • Karazinov, D., Boakes, R. (2007). Second-order conditioning in human predictive judgements when there is little time to think. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60(3), 448-460.
  • Boakes, R. (2007). Self-starvation in the rat: Running versus eating. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 10(2), 251-257.
  • Carerra, O., Gutierrez, E., Boakes, R. (2006). Early handling reduces vulnerability of rats to activity-based anorexia. Developmental Psychobiology, 48, 520-527. [More Information]
  • Gutierrez, E., Baysari, M., Carerra, O., Whitford, T., Boakes, R. (2006). High ambient temperature reduces rate of body-weight loss produced by wheel running. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59(7), 1196-1211. [More Information]
  • Albertella, L., Boakes, R. (2006). Persistance of conditioned flavour preferences is not due to the inadvertent food reinforcement. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 32(4), 386-395. [More Information]
  • Stevenson, R., Case, T., Boakes, R. (2005). Implicit and explicit tests of odor memory reveal different outcomes following interference. Learning and Motivation, 36(4), 353-373. [More Information]
  • Baysari, M., Boakes, R. (2004). Flavour Aversion Produced By Running And Attenuated By Prior Exposure To Wheels. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 57(3), 273-286.
  • Karazinov, D., Boakes, R. (2004). Learning About Cues That Prevent An Outcome: Conditioned Inhibition And Differential Inhibition In Human Predictive Learning. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 57(2), 153-178.
  • Livesey, E., Boakes, R. (2004). Outcome Additivity, Elemental Processing And Blocking In Human Causality Judgements. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 57(4), 361-379.
  • Karazinov, D., Boakes, R. (2004). The Effectiveness Of Inhibitors In Human Predictive Judgments Depends On The Strength Of The Positive Predictor. Learning and Behavior, 32(3), 348-359.
  • Stevenson, R., Boakes, R. (2003). A Mnemonic Theory of Odor Perception. Psychological Review, 110(2), 340-364.
  • Stevenson, R., Case, T., Boakes, R. (2003). Smelling what was there: Acquired olfactory percepts are resistant to further modification. Learning and Motivation, 34(2), 185-202.
  • Boakes, R. (2003). The impact of Pavlov on the psychology of learning in English-speaking countries. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 6(2), 93-98.
  • Boakes, R., Gutierrez, E., Vazquez, R. (2002). Activity-based anorexia: Ambient temperature has been a neglected factor. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 9(2), 239-249.
  • Taylor, K., Boakes, R. (2002). Extinction of conditioned taste aversions: Effects of concentration and overshadowing. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 55B(3), 213-239.
  • Boakes, R. (2002). From programmed instruction to pigeons. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, , 374-376.
  • Hughson, A., Boakes, R. (2002). The knowing nose: the role of knowledge in wine expertise. Food Quality and Preference, 13(7-8), 463-472.
  • Hughson, A., Boakes, R. (2001). Perceptual and cognitive aspects of wine expertise. Australian Journal of Psychology, 53, 103-108.
  • Boakes, R., Juraskova, I. (2001). The role of drinking in the suppression of food intake by recent activity. Behavioral Neuroscience, 115, 718-730.

Conferences

  • Boakes, R. (2005). Persistence of Acquired Changes in the Properties of Odors and Flavors for Both Humans and Rats. 14th International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste and the 38th annual meeting of the Japanese Association for the Study of Taste and Smell (ISOT/JASTS 2004), United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

2016

  • Attuquayefio, T., Stevenson, R., Boakes, R., Oaten, M., Yeomans, M., Mahmut, M., Francis, H. (2016). A High-Fat High-Sugar Diet Predicts Poorer Hippocampal-Related Memory and a Reduced Ability to Suppress Wanting Under Satiety. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 42(4), 415-428. [More Information]
  • Stevenson, R., Boakes, R., Oaten, M., Yeomans, M., Mahmut, M., Francis, H. (2016). Chemosensory Abilities in Consumers of a Western-Style Diet. Chemical Senses, 41(6), 505-513. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Martire, S., Rooney, K., Kendig, M. (2016). Individual differences in saccharin acceptance predict rats' food intake. Physiology and Behavior, 164, 151-156. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Sun, Q., Boakes, R. (2016). Mediated Overshadowing and Potentiation of Long-Delay Taste Aversion Learning: Two Versus Six Cue-Taste Pairings. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 42(1), 106-115. [More Information]
  • Mills, L., Boakes, R., Colagiuri, B. (2016). Placebo caffeine reduces withdrawal in abstinent coffee drinkers. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 30(4), 388-394. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Kendig, M., Martire, S., Rooney, K. (2016). Sweetening yoghurt with glucose, but not with saccharin, promotes weight gain and increased fat pad mass in rats. Appetite, 105, 114-128. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Harris, J., Boakes, R. (2016). Timing of interfering events in one-trial serial overshadowing of a taste aversion. Learning and Behavior, in press. [More Information]

2015

  • Kendig, M., Ekayanti, W., Stewart, H., Boakes, R., Rooney, K. (2015). Metabolic effects of access to sucrose drink in female rats and transmission of some effects to their offspring. PloS One, 10(7), 1-20. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Boakes, R. (2015). Proximal, but not distal, pre-exposure reduces serial overshadowing in one-trial taste aversion learning. Behavioural Processes, 118, 111-114. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Boakes, R. (2015). Taste aversion learning despite long delays: How best explained. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 28, 1-15.
  • Boakes, R., Patterson, A., Kendig, M., Harris, J. (2015). Temporal distributions of schedule-induced licks, magazine entries, and lever presses on fixed- and variable-time schedules. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 41(1), 52-68. [More Information]

2014

  • Kendig, M., Lin, C., Beilharz, J., Rooney, K., Boakes, R. (2014). Maltodextrin can produce similar metabolic and cognitive effects to those of sucrose in the rat. Appetite, 77C, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Kendig, M., Rooney, K., Corbit, L., Boakes, R. (2014). Persisting adiposity following chronic consumption of 10% sucrose solution: strain differences and behavioural effects. Physiology and Behavior, 130, 54-65. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Costa, D. (2014). Temporal contiguity in associative learning: Interference and decay from an historical perspective. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 40(4), 381-400. [More Information]
  • McGreevy, P., Henshall, C., Starling, M., McLean, A., Boakes, R. (2014). The importance of safety signals in animal handling and training. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 9(6), 382-387. [More Information]

2013

  • Kendig, M., Boakes, R., Rooney, K., Corbit, L. (2013). Chronic restricted access to 10% sucrose solution in adolescent and young adult rodents impairs spatial memory and alters sensitivity to outcome devaluation. Physiology and Behavior, 120, 164-172. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Kendig, M., Boakes, R., Rooney, K. (2013). Low-volume exercise can prevent sucrose-induced weight gain but has limited impact on metabolic measures in rats. European Journal of Nutrition, 52(7), 1721-1732. [More Information]

2012

  • Kwok, D., Boakes, R. (2012). Blocking of acquisition of a taste aversion by a context experienced prior to the taste. Behavioural Processes, 89(1), 27-29. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Patterson, A., Kwok, D. (2012). Flavor avoidance learning based on missing calories but not on palatability reduction. Learning and Behavior, 40(4), 542-550. [More Information]
  • Patterson, A., Boakes, R. (2012). Interval, Blocking, and Marking Effects During the Development of Schedule-Induced Drinking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 38(3), 303-314. [More Information]
  • Sheludiakova, A., Rooney, K., Boakes, R. (2012). Metabolic and behavioural effects of sucrose and fructose/glucose drinks in the rat. European Journal of Nutrition, 51(4), 445-454. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Hemberger, H. (2012). Odour-modulation of taste ratings by chefs. Food Quality and Preference, 25(2), 81-86. [More Information]
  • Kwok, D., Livesey, E., Boakes, R. (2012). Serial overshadowing of taste aversion learning by stimuli preceding the target taste. Learning and Behavior, 40, 427-438. [More Information]
  • Colagiuri, B., McGuinness, K., Boakes, R., Butow, P. (2012). Warning about side effects can increase their occurrence: an experimental model using placebo treatment for sleep difficulty. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 26(12), 1540-1547. [More Information]

2011

  • McGreevy, P., Boakes, R. (2011). Carrots and Sticks: Principles of Animal Training. Sydney: Darlington Press.
  • Russell, A., Boakes, R. (2011). Identification of confusable odours including wine: Appropriate labels enhance performance. Food Quality and Preference, 22(3), 296-303. [More Information]
  • Costa, D., Boakes, R. (2011). Varying temporal contiguity and interference in a human avoidance task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37(1), 71-78. [More Information]

2010

  • Boakes, R. (2010). Darwin and Animal Behavior. In Breed, M. and Moore, J. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, (pp. 454-460). New York: Academic Press.
  • Boakes, R., Colagiuri, B., Mahon, M. (2010). Learned Avoidance of Flavors Signaling Reduction in a Nutrient. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 36(1), 117-125. [More Information]
  • Colagiuri, B., Boakes, R. (2010). Perceived treatment, feedback, and placebo effects in double-blind RCTs: an experimental analysis. Psychopharmacology, 208(3), 433-441. [More Information]

2009

  • Boakes, R., Nakajima, S. (2009). Conditioned taste aversions based on running or swimming. In Reilly, Steve; Schachtman, Todd R (Eds.), Conditioned taste aversion: Behavioral and neural processes, (pp. 159-178). New York, USA: Oxford University Press.
  • Costa, D., Boakes, R. (2009). Context blocking in rat autoshaping: Sign-tracking versus goal-tracking. Learning and Motivation, 40(2), 178-185. [More Information]
  • Colagiuri, B., Morley, K., Boakes, R., Haber, P. (2009). Expectancy in double-blind placebo-controlled trials: an example from alcohol dependence. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 78(3), 167-171. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R. (2009). Learning theory and the cognitive revolution, 1961-1971: a personal perspective. In Pat Rabbitt (Eds.), Inside Psychology: A Science over 50 Years, (pp. 37-47). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Walter, F., Boakes, R. (2009). Long-term range effects in hedonic ratings. Food Quality and Preference, 20(6), 440-449. [More Information]
  • Hughson, A., Boakes, R. (2009). Passive perceptual learning in relation to wine: Short-term recognition and verbal description. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62(1), 1-8. [More Information]

2008

  • Albertella, L., Harris, J., Boakes, R. (2008). Acquired flavour preferences: Contextual control of adaptation-level effects. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61(2), 227-231. [More Information]
  • Hughes, S., Boakes, R. (2008). Flavor Preferences Produced by Backward Pairing With Wheel Running. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34(2), 283-293. [More Information]
  • Dwyer, D., Boakes, R., Hayward, A. (2008). Reduced palatability in lithium- and activity-based, but not in amphetamine-based, taste aversion learning. Behavioral Neuroscience, 122(5), 1051-1060. [More Information]

2007

  • McGreevy, P., Boakes, R. (2007). Carrots and Sticks Principles of Animal Training. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Boakes, R., Albertella, L., Harris, J. (2007). Expression of flavor preference depends on type of test and on recent drinking history. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 33(3), 327-338. [More Information]
  • Costa, D., Boakes, R. (2007). Maintenance of responding when reinforcement becomes delayed. Learning and Behavior, 35(2), 95-105. [More Information]
  • Karazinov, D., Boakes, R. (2007). Second-order conditioning in human predictive judgements when there is little time to think. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60(3), 448-460.
  • Boakes, R. (2007). Self-starvation in the rat: Running versus eating. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 10(2), 251-257.

2006

  • Carerra, O., Gutierrez, E., Boakes, R. (2006). Early handling reduces vulnerability of rats to activity-based anorexia. Developmental Psychobiology, 48, 520-527. [More Information]
  • Gutierrez, E., Baysari, M., Carerra, O., Whitford, T., Boakes, R. (2006). High ambient temperature reduces rate of body-weight loss produced by wheel running. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59(7), 1196-1211. [More Information]
  • Albertella, L., Boakes, R. (2006). Persistance of conditioned flavour preferences is not due to the inadvertent food reinforcement. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 32(4), 386-395. [More Information]

2005

  • Stevenson, R., Case, T., Boakes, R. (2005). Implicit and explicit tests of odor memory reveal different outcomes following interference. Learning and Motivation, 36(4), 353-373. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R. (2005). Persistence of Acquired Changes in the Properties of Odors and Flavors for Both Humans and Rats. 14th International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste and the 38th annual meeting of the Japanese Association for the Study of Taste and Smell (ISOT/JASTS 2004), United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

2004

  • Baysari, M., Boakes, R. (2004). Flavour Aversion Produced By Running And Attenuated By Prior Exposure To Wheels. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 57(3), 273-286.
  • Karazinov, D., Boakes, R. (2004). Learning About Cues That Prevent An Outcome: Conditioned Inhibition And Differential Inhibition In Human Predictive Learning. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 57(2), 153-178.
  • Livesey, E., Boakes, R. (2004). Outcome Additivity, Elemental Processing And Blocking In Human Causality Judgements. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 57(4), 361-379.
  • Stevenson, R., Boakes, R. (2004). Sweet and Sour Smells: Learned Synesthesia between the Senses of Taste and Smell. In Genna Calvert, Charles Spence, Barry E. Stein (Eds.), The Handbook of Multisensory Processes, (pp. 69-84). Boston, USA: The MIT Press.
  • Karazinov, D., Boakes, R. (2004). The Effectiveness Of Inhibitors In Human Predictive Judgments Depends On The Strength Of The Positive Predictor. Learning and Behavior, 32(3), 348-359.

2003

  • Stevenson, R., Boakes, R. (2003). A Mnemonic Theory of Odor Perception. Psychological Review, 110(2), 340-364.
  • Stevenson, R., Case, T., Boakes, R. (2003). Smelling what was there: Acquired olfactory percepts are resistant to further modification. Learning and Motivation, 34(2), 185-202.
  • Boakes, R. (2003). The impact of Pavlov on the psychology of learning in English-speaking countries. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 6(2), 93-98.

2002

  • Boakes, R., Gutierrez, E., Vazquez, R. (2002). Activity-based anorexia: Ambient temperature has been a neglected factor. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 9(2), 239-249.
  • Taylor, K., Boakes, R. (2002). Extinction of conditioned taste aversions: Effects of concentration and overshadowing. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 55B(3), 213-239.
  • Boakes, R. (2002). From programmed instruction to pigeons. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, , 374-376.
  • Hughson, A., Boakes, R. (2002). The knowing nose: the role of knowledge in wine expertise. Food Quality and Preference, 13(7-8), 463-472.

2001

  • Hughson, A., Boakes, R. (2001). Perceptual and cognitive aspects of wine expertise. Australian Journal of Psychology, 53, 103-108.
  • Boakes, R., Juraskova, I. (2001). The role of drinking in the suppression of food intake by recent activity. Behavioral Neuroscience, 115, 718-730.

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