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Helen J. K. Sable Helen J. K. Sable

Assistant Professor
Experimental (Behavioral Neuroscience)
Psychology Building, Room 408
901.678.4343 (telephone)
901.678.2579 (fax)


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
M.S. Kansas State University
B.A. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Research Interests

  • Behavioral Toxicology of Drugs of Abuse and Environmental Contaminants
  • Effects of Teratogens on learning and memory
Recent Publications
  • Wang, V.C., Sable, H.J.K., Ju, Y. H., Allred, C.D., Helferich, W.G., Korol, D.L., and Schantz, S.L. (in press). Effects of chronic estradiol treatment on delayed spatial alternation and differential reinforcement of low rates of responding. Behavioral Neuroscience.
  • Sable, H.J.K., Powers, B.E., Wang, V.C., Widholm, J.J., and Schantz, S.L. (2006). Alterations in DRH and DRL performance in rats developmentally exposed to an environmental PCB mixture. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 28, 548-556.
  • Sable, H.J.K. & Schantz, S.L. (2006). Executive function following developmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): What animal models have told us. In E.D. Levin & J.J. Buccafusco (Eds.), Animal Models of Cognitive Impairment (Frontiers in Neuroscience), CRC Press: New York, NY, pp. 147-167.
  • Sable, H.J.K., Bell, R.L., Rodd, Z.A., & McBride, W.J. (2006). Effects of naltrexone on the acquisition of alcohol intake in male and female periadolescent and adult alcohol-preferring (P) rats. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 18, 139-149.
  • Bell, R.L., Rodd, Z.A., Sable, H.J.K., Schultz, J.A., Hsu, C.C., Lumeng, L., Murphy, J.M., & McBride, W.J. (2006). Daily patterns of ethanol drinking in periadolescent and adult alcohol-preferring (P) rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 83, 35-46.
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