Gene Heyman | Publications


Addiction: A Disorder of Choice


Current to 2000
1999 to 1995
1994 to 1990
1989 to 1985
1984 to 1979

Current to 2000
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Heyman, G. M., & Mignone, J. Working memory, educational attainment and drug use in community and methadone clinic drug users. Manuscript.

Heyman, G. M. (2009) Addiction: A disorder of choice. Cambridge: Harvard University Press Heyman, G. M. (In press, 2009).

Addiction: a latent property of the dynamics of choice. In Ross, D. (Ed.), What is Addiction? Cambridge: MIT Press.

Hopper, J. Pitman, R.K., Su, Z., Heyman, G.M., Lasko, N., Macklin, M., Orr, S., Lukas, S. Elman, I. (2008). Probing reward function in posttraumatic stress disorder: expectancy and satisfaction with monetary gains and losses. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 42, 802-807.

Heyman, G.M. & Gibb, S. (2006). Delay discounting in college cigarette chippers. Behavioural Pharmacology, 17, 660-679.

Heyman, G. M. (2004). The sense of conscious will. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, 663-664.

Heyman, G.M. (2003). Consumption dependent changes in reward value: A framework for understanding addiction.

Heyman, G.M. (2003). The remarkable agreement between people and pigeons concerning rewards delayed: Comments on Suzanne Mitchell's paper. In Heather, N., & Vuchinich, R. (Eds.), Choice,Behavioral Economics, and Addiction. Elsevier Press, pp. 358-362.

Heyman, G.M. (2002). A discussion of drug choice: What we know and what we need to know. In NIDA Research Monograph, Problems of Drug Dependence 2002: Proceeding of the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Inc.,USDHHS, pp. 149-151.

Heyman, G.M. & Dunn, B. (2002). Decision biases and persistent illicit drug use: An experimental study of distributed choice in drug clinic patients. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 67, 192-203.

Heyman, G.M. (2002). The Harvard Pigeon Lab, 1970-1998: Graduate students and matching law research. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 77, 380-383.

Heyman, G.M. (2001). Is addiction a chronic, relapsing disease? Relapse rates, estimates of duration, and a theory of addiction. In Heymann, P. & Brownsberger, W. (Eds.) Drug Addiction and Drug Policy. Harvard University Press, pp. 81-117.

Heyman, G.M. (2001). On drug use and abuse. In N. J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, pp. 3856-3861.Pergamon, Oxford.

Silva, T. & Heyman, G.M. (2001). Chronic morphine consumption decreases wheel running and wheel-running reinforced behavior in rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, & Behavior, 69, 51-57.

Heyman, G. M. (2000). Economic principles in animal models of alcohol consumption. Alcohol Research and Health, 24, 132-139.

Heyman, G.M. (2000). The reinforcing efficacy of alcohol in P and NP rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, & Behavior, 66, 455-463.

1999 to 1995
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Heyman, G.M., Gendel, K., & Goodman, J. (1999). Inelastic demand for alcohol in rats. Psychopharmacology, 144, 213-219.

Heyman, G.M. (1998). On the science of substance abuse. Science, 289, 807-808.

Petry, N.M. & Heyman, G.M. (1997). Bi-directional modulation of sweet and bitter taste by benzodiazepines: Lack of effect with GABA drugs. Physiology & Behavior, 61, 119-126.

Petry, N.M., Heyman, G.M. (1997). Rat toys, reinforcers, and response strength: An examination of the Re parameter in Herrnstein's equation. Behavioral Processes, 39, 39-52.

Heyman, G.M. (1997). Preference for saccharin sweetened alcohol relative to isocaloric sucrose. Psychopharmacology, 129, 72-78.

Heyman, G.M. (1996). Elasticity of demand for alcohol in humans and rats. Advances in Behavioral Economics, vol. 3. Norwood, N.J., Ablex Publishing, 107-132.

Heyman, G.M., Keung, W.-.K, & Vallee, B. (1996). Daidzin differentially decreases alcohol consumption in rats. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 20, 1083-1087.

Heyman, G.M. (1996). Resolving the contradictions of addiction. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19, 561-574.

Heyman, G.M. (1996). Which behavioral consequences matter? The importance of frame of reference in explaining addiction. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19, 599-610.

Heyman, G.M., & L. E. Tanz (1995). How to teach a pigeon to maximize overall reinforcement rate. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 64, 277-297.

Heyman, G.M. (1995). Robust preferences for flavored alcohol relative to isocaloric food sources in rats [Abstract]. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 19, 12a.

Heyman, G.M. (1995). Alcohol consumption predicts blood alcohol levels in alcohol and food choice procedure [Abstract]. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 19, 12a.

Petry, N.M., & Heyman, G.M. (1995). Concurrent ethanol/sucrose and sucrose reinforcement in the rat: Effects of altering variable ratio requirements. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 64, 331-359.

1994 to 1990
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Heyman, G.M. & Monaghan, M.M. (1994). Reinforcer magnitude (sucrose concentration) and the matching law theory of response strength. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 61, 505-516.

Petry, N.M., & Heyman, G.M. (1994). Effects of qualitatively different reinforcers on the parameters of the response strength equation. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 61, 97-106.

Belke, T., & Heyman, G.M. (1994). Increasing and signaling background reinforcement. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 61, 65-81.

Belke, T., & Heyman, G.M. (1994). A matching law analysis of the reinforcing efficacy of wheel running in rats. Animal Learning & Behavior, 22, 267-274.

Heyman, G.M. (1993). Ethanol regulated preference in rats. Psychopharmacology, 112, 259-269.

Heyman, G.M. (1993). Response requirement increases fail to decrease preference for alcohol beverage in rats. [Abstract]. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 17, 480.

Heyman, G.M. & Oldfather, C. (1992). Elasticity of preference for ethanol in rats: An analysis of the reinforcing properties of ethanol. Psychological Science, 3, 122-130

Heyman, G.M. (1992). Methylphenidate increases reinforcement efficacy: Matching law and rate dependency analyses. Psychopharmacology, 109, 145-152.

Heyman, G.M. (1990). Contributions of the matching law to the analysis of the behavioral effects of drugs.

P. Dews, & J. E. Barrett (Eds.), Advances in Behavioral Pharmacology, Volume 7. Hillsdale, N. J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Press, 39-77.

1989 to 1985
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Heyman, G.M. (1989). The case of the "redundant" donor: Neither egoistic nor altruistic. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 12, 708-709.

Heyman, G.M. (1988). Optimization theory: A too narrow path. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 11, 136-137.

Heyman, G.M. (1988). How drugs affect cells and reinforcement affects behavior: Formal analogies.

In M. Commons, R. Church, J. Stellar, & A. Wagner (Eds.), Quantitative Analyses of Behavior, Vol. 7: Biological Determinants of Reinforcement and Memory. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Press, 157-182.

Heyman, G.M., Monaghan, M. and Clody, D.E. (1987). Cis-flupentixol attenuates motor performance. Psychopharmacology, 93, 477-482.

Heyman, G.M. and Monaghan, M.M. (1987). The effect of changes in the response requirement and deprivation on the parameters of the matching law equation: New data and review. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 13, 384-394.

Heyman, G.M. and Beer, B.B. (1987). A new approach for evaluating the behavioral effects of anti-psychotic drugs. Trends in Pharmacology, 8, 388-393.

Heyman, G.M., Kinzie, D.L. and Seiden, L.S. (1986). The effects of chlorpromazine and pimozide in reinforcement efficacy and motor performance: A matching law analysis. Psychopharmacology, 88, 346-353.

Heyman, G.M. and Herrnstein, R.J. (1986). More on concurrent interval ratio schedules. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 46, 331-351.

Heyman, G.M. and Seiden, L.S. (1985). A parametric description of amphetamine's effect on response rate: Changes in reinforcement efficacy and response topography. Psychopharmacology, 85, 154-161.

1984 to 1979
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Heyman, G.M. (1983). Maximization theory: Close but no cigar. Behavior Analysis Letters, 3, 17-26.

Heyman, G.M. (1983). A cross-situational test of utility theory. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 6, 324.

Heyman, G.M. (1983). A parametric evaluation of the hedonic and motoric effects of drugs: Pimozide and amphetamine. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 40, 113-122.

Heyman, G.M. (1982). Is time allocation elicited behavior? In M. Commons, R. Herrnstein, & H. Rachlin (Eds.), Quantitative Analyses of Behavior, Vol. 2: Matching and Maximizing Accounts. Cambridge, Mass.: Ballinger Press, 459-490.

Heyman, G.M. and Bouzas, A. (1980). Context dependent changes in the reinforcement strength of schedule-induced drinking. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 33, 327-335.

Oscar-Berman, M. and Heyman, G.M. (1980). Human neuropsychology: Some differences between Korsakoff and normal operant performance. Psychological Research, 41, 235-247.

Heyman, G.M. and Luce, R.D. (1979). Operant matching is not a logical consequence of reinforcement rate maximization. Animal Learning and Behavior, 7, 133-140.

Heyman, G.M. and Luce, R.D. (1979). Reply to Rachlin's comment. Animal Learning and Behavior, 7, 269-270.

Herrnstein, R.J. and Heyman, G.M. (1979). Is matching compatible with reinforcement maximization on concurrent variable-interval, variable-ratio? Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 31, 209-233.

Heyman, G.M. (1979). A Markov model description of changeover probabilities on concurrent schedules. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 31, 41-51.

Heyman, G.M. (1979). Matching and maximizing in concurrent schedules. Psychological Review, 86, 495-500.