Paul Solomon

Paul Solomon

Professor of Psychology

[email protected] 413-597-2403
Psychology Offices and Labs Rm 124

Education

B.A. State University of New York, New Paltz (1970)
M.A. State University of New York, New Paltz (1972)
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Neuropsychology (1975)

Areas of Expertise

Neuropsychology of Memory and Memory Disorders, Alzheimer's Disease. The work in our lab focuses on the neuropsychological and neurobiological aspects of memory disorders especially as they present in Alzheimer's Disease. Our work ranges from testing memory improving agents and anti-Alzheimers drugs in humans to attempting to develop animal models of human memory disorders

Courses

Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

PSYC 316 / NSCI 316(F)

Clinical Neuroscience

Scholarship/Creative Work

Selected Publications
  • Solomon, P.R., Solomon, S.D., *VanderSchaff, E., & *Perry, H.E. (1983). Altered activity in the hippocampus is more detrimental to classical conditioning than removing the structure. Science, 220, 329-331.
  • Solomon, P.R. & Pendlebury, W.W. (1988). A model systems approach to age-related memory disorders. Neurotoxicology, 9, 443-462.
  • Solomon, P.R., Goethals, G.R., Kelley, C.M., & Stephens, B. (1988). Memory: Interdisciplinary approaches. New York: Springer Verlag.
  • Pendlebury, W.W., Perl, D.P., *Schwentker, A., *Pingree, T.M.,& Solomon, P.R. (1988). Aluminum-induced neurofibrillary degeneration disrupts acquisition of the rabbit's classically conditioned nicitating membrane response. Behavioral Neuroscience, 102(5), 615-620.
  • Solomon, P.R., *Levine, E.L., Bein, T. & Pendlebury, W.W. (1992). Disruption of classical conditioning in patients with Alzheimer's Disease. Neurobiology of Aging 12, 283-287.
  • Knapp, M.J., Knopman, D.S., P.R., Pendlebury, W.W., Davis, C.S., & Gracon, S.I. (1994) 30-Week Study of High-dose Tacrine in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of the American Medical Association. 271, 985-991
  • Solomon, P.R., Brett, M., Groccia-Ellison, M., *Oyler, C.,*Tomasi, m., & Pendlebury, W.W. (1995) Classical Conditioning inPatients with Alzheimer's Disease: A Multi-Day Study. Psychology and Aging 10(2) 248-254.
  • * Williams student collaborator