Department of Psychiatry Faculty
Shelly Flagel, Ph.D.
Phone: 734 936 2033
- University of Michigan Neuroscience Program Ph.D.
- University of Michigan Honors in Biopsychology B.S.
- Individual differences in vulnerability to addiction and impulse control disorders
- Mechanisms of reward learning
- Neurobiology of motivated behavior
- Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
- Research Investigator, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
- Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Psychology
- Lecturer, Department of Psychology
Recent or Representative Publications:
- Flagel SB*, Clark JJ*, Robinson TE, Mayo L, Czuj A, Willuhn I, Akers CA, Clinton SM, Phillips PEM, Akil H: A selective role for dopamine in stimulus-reward learning. Nature, 469(7328):53-7, Jan 2011.
- Flagel SB, Robinson TE, Clark JJ, Clinton SM, Watson SJ, Seeman P, Phillips PE, Akil H: An animal model of genetic vulnerability to behavioral disinhibition and responsiveness to reward-related cues: implications for addiction. Neuropsychopharmacology, 35(2): 388-400, Jan 2010.
- Robinson TE, Flagel SB: Dissociating the predictive and incentive motivational properties of reward-related cues through the study of individual differences. Biological Psychiatry, 65(10):869-873,May 2009.
- Flagel SB, Akil H, Robinson TE: Individual differences in the attribution of incentive salience to reward-related cues: implications for addiction. Neuropharmacology, 56(S1):139-48, June 2009.