Position: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Fields of Study: Physiological Psychology
Office Phone Number: 985-549-3570
Education: Ph.D. in Applied Biopsychology from University of New Orleans
Classes Usually Taught: PSYC 102: General Psychology II; PSYC 335: Research Design and Analysis; PSYC 462: Physiological Psychology; PSYC 613: Graduate Physiological Psychology; PSYC 660: Graduate Psychopharmacology
Research Interests: Pain Perception, Neurobiology of Addiction, Psychological influences on exercise, Huntington's disease
Roltsch, E.A., Baynes, B.B., Mayeaux, J.P., Whitaker, A.M., Baiamonte, B.A., Gilpin, N.W. (2014). Predator odor stress alters corticotrophin-releasing factor-1 (CRF1R)-dependent behavior in rats. Neuropharmacology, 79, 83-89.
Baiamonte, B.A., Valenza, M., Roltsch, E.A., Whitaker, A.M., Baynes, B.B., Sabino, V., Gilpin, N.W. (2014). Nicotine dependence produces hyperalgesia that is mediated by corticotropin-releasing factor-1 receptors (CRF1Rs) in the central amygdala (CeA). Neuropharmacology, 77, 217-223.
Baiamonte, B.A., Lee, F.A., Brewer, S.T., Spano, D., LaHoste, G.J. (2013). Attenuation of Rhes activity significantly delays the appearance of behavioral symptoms in a mouse model of Huntington's disease. PLoS ONE, 8(1), e53606.
Baiamonte, B.A., Lee, F.A., Gould, H, Soignier, R.D. (2013). Morphine-Induced cognitive impairment is attenuated by induced pain in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 127(4), 524-534.
Soignier, R.D., Baiamonte, B.A., Lee, F.A., Taylor, B, Paul, D, Gould, H. (2011). Comparison of testing the plantar and dorsal hind paw surfaces in the measurement of CFA-induced pain and morphine analgesia in rats. The Journal of Pain Medicine, 12(3), 451-458.
Lee, F.A., Baiamonte, B.A., Spano, D., LaHoste, G.J., Soignier, R.D., Harrison, L.M. (2010). Mice lacking Rhes show altered morphine analgesia, tolerance, and dependence. Neuroscience Letters, 489(3), 182-186.
McAllister, H.M., Baiamonte, B.A., Ory, J.H., Scherer, J.A. (2010) The effect of wanted posters on prospective and retrospective memory. Law and Human Behavior, 35(2), 104-109.