Contact Information

Associate Professor of Psychology
Co-Director of BUILD Institutional Development Core
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0901

Tel:  (562) 985-2077
Fax (562) 985-8004

Membership Information

Membership Category:
Research Scientists

Member Since: 2005


Arturo Zavala, Ph.D.

Arturo Zavala, Ph.D.


Ph.D. Arizona State University
M.A. California State University, San Bernardino
B.A. California State University, San Bernardino



Recent Publications

Armstrong, V., Nazarian, A., Zavala, A. R., Krall, C., Crawford, C. A., & McDougall, S. A. (2001). Effects of acute and repeated methamphetamine treatment on the ultrasonic vocalizations of postnatal rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 70, 273-278.

Zavala, A. R., Yoshida, S. T., Osburn, J. R., & McDougall, S. A. (2002). Paradoxical locomotor activating effects of ?-opioid receptor stimulation in the preweanling rat: Role of the ventromedial thalamus and superior colliculus. Developmental Brain Research, 139, 301-306.

Zavala, A. R., Weber, S. M., Rice, H. J., Alleweireldt, A. T., & Neisewander, J. L. (2003). Role of the prelimbic subregion of the medial prefrontal cortex in acquisition, extinction, and reinstatement of cocaine-conditioned place preference. Brain Research, 990, 157-164.

Meyers, R. A., Zavala, A. R., & Neisewander, J. L. (2003). Dorsal, but not ventral, hippocampal lesions disrupt cocaine place conditioning. Neuroreport, 14(16), 2127-2131.