Prof. dr. L.J.M.J. (Louk) Vanderschuren

Professor
Animal Welfare
l.j.m.j.vanderschuren@uu.nl

Publications

2023

Scholarly publications

Achterberg, E. J. M., & Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J. (2023). The neurobiology of social play behaviour: past, present and future. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 152, [105319]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2023.105319
Bijlsma, A., Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., & Wierenga, C. J. (2023). Social play behavior shapes the development of prefrontal inhibition in a region-specific manner. Cerebral Cortex, 33(15), 9399-9408. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhad212
Flores-Dourojeanni, J. P., van den Munkhof, M. H., Luijendijk, M. C. M., Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., & Adan, R. A. H. (2023). Inhibition of ventral tegmental area projections to the nucleus accumbens shell increases premature responding in the five-choice serial reaction time task in rats. Brain Structure & Function, 228(3-4), 787-798. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00429-023-02618-x
Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., Shaham, Y., & Flagel, S. B. (2023). Behavior matters for neuroscience and neuroscience matters for behavior. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 144, 1-2. [104963]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2022.104963

2022

Scholarly publications

Bijlsma, A., Omrani, A., Spoelder, M., Verharen, J. P. H., Bauer, L., Cornelis, C., de Zwart, B., van Dorland, R., Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., & Wierenga, C. J. (2022). Social play behavior is critical for the development of prefrontal inhibitory synapses and cognitive flexibility in rats. Journal of Neuroscience, 42(46), 8716-8728. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0524-22.2022
Vanderschuren, L., Jutkiewicz, E., Willner, P., & Ellenbroek, B. (2022). Editorial: The Behavioural Pharmacology of Cannabinoids. Behavioural Pharmacology, 33(2&3), 61-62. https://doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0000000000000673
Minnaard, A. M., Luijendijk, M. C. M., Baars, A. M., Drost, L., Ramakers, G. M. J., Adan, R. A. H., Lesscher, H. M. B., & Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J. (2022). Increased elasticity of sucrose demand during hyperdopaminergic states in rats. Psychopharmacology, 239(3), 773-794. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-022-06068-x
Achterberg, E. J. M., van Oldeniel, R. J., van Tilborg, E., Verharen, J. P. H., Nijboer, C. H., & Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J. (2022). Cognitive performance during adulthood in a rat model of neonatal diffuse white matter injury. Psychopharmacology, 239(3), 745-764. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-021-06053-w
Smeets, J. A. S., Minnaard, A. M., Ramakers, G. M. J., Adan, R. A. H., Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., & Lesscher, H. M. B. (2022). On the interrelation between alcohol addiction-like behaviors in rats. Psychopharmacology, 239(4), 1115-1128. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-021-06059-4
Vanderschuren, L., Willner, P., Jutkiewicz, E., & Ellenbroek, B. (2022). Announcement of two special issues: behavioural pharmacology of synaptopathies and psychedelic drugs. Behavioural Pharmacology, 33(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0000000000000662

2021

Scholarly publications

Pimentel, T., Achterberg, M., Lozeman - van t Klooster, J., Baars, A., Kirchhoff, S., Vanderschuren, L., & Lesscher, H. (2021). Don’t stress play time! On the interaction of social play and glucocorticoids. Poster session presented at Dutch Neuroscience Meeting.
Burke, C., Pellis, S., Vanderschuren, L., & Achterberg, M. (2021). Individual differences in social play behaviour in rats: behavioural microstructure and communication. In Dutch Neuroscience Meeting 2021
Burke, C., Pellis, S., Vanderschuren, L., & Achterberg, M. (2021). Individual differences in social play behaviour in rats: behavioural microstructure and communication. In EBPS 2021
Burke, C., Pellis, S., Vanderschuren, L., & Achterberg, M. (2021). Individual differences in social play behaviour in rats: behavioural microstructure and communication. In Global Connectome 2021
Vanderschuren, L., & Achterberg, M. (2021). Social Play Behavior. In S. Della Sala (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (2 ed., pp. 85-92). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819641-0.00021-9
Homberg, J. R., Adan, R. A. H., Alenina, N., Asiminas, A., Bader, M., Beckers, T., Begg, D. P., Blokland, A., Burger, M. E., van Dijk, G., Eisel, U. L. M., Elgersma, Y., Englitz, B., Fernandez-Ruiz, A., Fitzsimons, C. P., van Dam, A-M., Gass, P., Grandjean, J., Havekes, R., ... Genzel, L. (2021). The continued need for animals to advance brain research. Neuron, 109(15), 2374-2379. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2021.07.015
Lesscher, H. M. B., Achterberg, E. J. M., Siviy, S. M., & Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J. (2021). Individual differences in social play behaviour predict alcohol intake and control over alcohol seeking in rats. Psychopharmacology, 238(11), 3119-3130. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-021-05929-1
Heilig, M., MacKillop, J., Martinez, D., Rehm, J., Leggio, L., & Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J. (2021). Response to "Addiction is a social disease just as tenable as calling it a brain disease". Neuropsychopharmacology, 46, 1713-1714. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-021-01037-y
Flores-Dourojeanni, J. P., van Rijt, C., Vanden Munkhof, M. H., Boekhoudt, L., Luijendijk, M. C. M., Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., & Adan, R. A. H. (2021). Temporally specific roles of ventral tegmental area projections to the nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex in attention and impulse control. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(19), 4293-4304 . https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0477-20.2020
Vanderschuren, L., Bergman, J., Jutkiewicz, E., & Willner, P. (2021). Special Issue on the Behavioural Pharmacology of Cannabinoids. Behavioural Pharmacology, 32(2&3), 95. https://doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0000000000000631
Vanderschuren, L., Bergman, J., Jutkiewicz, E., & Willner, P. (2021). Translational Research in Behavioural Pharmacology. Behavioural Pharmacology, 32(2&3), 93-94. https://doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0000000000000630
Heilig, M., MacKillop, J., Martinez, D., Rehm, J., Leggio, L., & Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J. (2021). Addiction as a brain disease revised: why it still matters, and the need for consilience. Neuropsychopharmacology, 46, 1715-1723. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-020-00950-y
Minnaard, A. M., Ramakers, G. M. J., Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., & Lesscher, H. M. B. (2021). Baclofen and naltrexone, but not N-acetylcysteine, affect voluntary alcohol drinking in rats regardless of individual levels of alcohol intake. Behavioural Pharmacology, 32(2&3), 251-257. https://doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0000000000000615

2020

Scholarly publications

Vanderschuren, L., Willner, P., Bergman, J., & Ellenbroek, B. (2020). Announcement of Special Issue: the behavioural pharmacology of cannabinoids. Behavioural Pharmacology, 31(2&3), 112. https://doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0000000000000561
Genzel, L., Adan, R., Berns, A., van den Beucken, J. J. J. P., Blokland, A., Boddeke, E. H. W. G. M., Bogers, W. M., Bontrop, R., Bulthuis, R., Bousema, T., Clevers, H., Coenen, T. C. J. J., van Dam, A. M., Deen, P. M. T., van Dijk, K. W., Eggen, B. J. L., Elgersma, Y., Erdogan, I., Englitz, B., ... Homberg, J. R. (2020). Correction: How the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the necessity of animal research. Current Biology, 30(21), 4328. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.10.033
Pattij, T., & Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J. (2020). The Neuropharmacology of Impulsive Behaviour, an Update. In Recent Advances in Research on Impulsivity and Impulsive Behaviors (pp. 3-22). (Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences; Vol. 47). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/7854_2020_143
Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., & Achterberg, E. J. M. (2020). Social Play Behavior. In Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology (Elsevier Reference Collection in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-819641-0.00021-9
Cousijn, J., Green, K. H., Labots, M., Vanderschuren, L., Kenemans, J. L., & Lesscher, H. M. B. (2020). Motivational and Control Mechanisms Underlying Adolescent versus Adult Alcohol Use. NeuroSci, 1(1), 44-58. https://doi.org/10.3390/neurosci1010005
Genzel, L., Adan, R., Berns, A., van den Beucken, J., Blokland, A., Boddeke, E. H. W. G. M., Bogers, W. M., Bontrop, R., Bulthuis, R., Bousema, T., Clevers, H., Coenen, T. C. J. J., Dam, A-M. V., Deen, P. M. T., van Dijk, K. W., Eggen, B. J. L., Elgersma, Y., Erdogan, I., Englitz, B., ... Homberg, J. R. (2020). How the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the necessity of animal research. Current Biology, 30(18), R1014-R1018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.08.030
Swinford-Jackson, S., O'Brien, C., Kenny, P., Vanderschuren, L., Unterwald, E., & Pierce, R. C. (2020). The Persistent Challenge of Developing Addiction Pharmacotherapies. Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine, 11, [a040311]. https://doi.org/10.1101/cshperspect.a040311
Schiavi, S., Melancia, F., Carbone, E., Buzzelli, V., Manduca, A., Peinado, P. J., Zwergel, C., Mai, A., Campolongo, P., Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., & Trezza, V. (2020). Detrimental effects of the 'bath salt' methylenedioxypyrovalerone on social play behavior in male rats. Neuropsychopharmacology, 45(12), 2012-2019. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-020-0729-5
Vanderschuren, L. J. M. J., & Ahmed, S. H. (2020). Animal Models of the Behavioral Symptoms of Substance Use Disorders. Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine, 11, [a040287]. https://doi.org/10.1101/cshperspect.a040287