Bilde av Ågmo, Anders
Bilde av Ågmo, Anders
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Anders Ågmo


Professor


  • Anders j Ågmo :
    Androgen receptors and sociosexual behaviors in mammals: The limits of generalization
    Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 2024 DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo, Ellen Laan :
    Sexual Incentive Motivation and Sexual Behavior: The Role of Consent
    Annual Review of Psychology 2024 DOI
  • Enrique Hernández-Arteaga, Anders j Ågmo :
    Seminatural environments for rodent behavioral testing: a representative design improving animal welfare and enhancing replicability
    Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Xi Chu, Anders j Ågmo :
    Evaluation of Sexual Behavior in Laboratory vs Seminatural Conditions
    Springer 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Elisa Ventura-Aquino, Anders j Ågmo :
    Because sex matters: The case of female sexual response
    Springer 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Elisa Ventura-Aquino, Anders j Ågmo :
    The elusive concept of sexual motivation: can it be anchored in the nervous system?
    Frontiers in Neuroscience 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo, Ellen Laan :
    Sexual incentive motivation, sexual behavior, and general arousal: Do rats and humans tell the same story?
    Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo :
    Neuroendocrinology of sexual behavior
    International journal of impotence research 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo, Ellen Laan :
    The Sexual Incentive Motivation Model and Its Clinical Applications
    Journal of Sex Research 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jyrki Lehtimäki, Elisa Ventura-aquino, Xi Chu, Raul G. Paredes, Anders Ågmo :
    Sexual Incentive Motivation and Copulatory Behavior in Male Rats Treated With the Adrenergic α2-Adrenoceptor Agonists Tasipimidine and Fadolmidine: Implications for Treatment of Premature Ejaculation
    Journal of Sexual Medicine 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Indrek Heinla, Xi Chu, Anders j Ågmo, Eelke Snoeren :
    Rat ultrasonic vocalizations and novelty-induced social and non-social investigation behavior in a seminatural environment
    Physiology and Behavior 2021 SAMMENDRAG / ARKIV / DOI
  • Xi Chu, Eelke Snoeren, Per Södersten, Anders j Ågmo :
    Sexual incentive motivation and male and female copulatory behavior in female rats given androgen from postnatal day 20
    Physiology and Behavior 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Olivia Le Moene, Mayra Liliana Ramirez-Renteria, Anders j Ågmo :
    Male and female immediate fear reaction to white noise in a semi-natural environment: A detailed behavioural analysis of the role of sex and oestrogen receptors
    Journal of neuroendocrinology 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Olivia Le Moene, Enrique Hernandez-Arteaga, Xi Chu, Anders j Ågmo :
    Rapid changes in sociosexual behaviors around transition to and from behavioral estrus, in female rats housed in a seminatural environment
    Behavioural Processes 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Enrique Hernández-Arteaga, Marisela Hernández-González, Herlinda Bonilla-Jaime, Miguel Angel Guevara, Anders j Ågmo :
    Pubertal stress decreases sexual motivation and supresses the relation between cerebral theta rhythms and testosterone levels in adult male rats
    Brain Research 2020 DOI
  • Olivia Le Moene, Anders j Ågmo :
    Responses to positive and aversive stimuli in estrous female rats housed in a seminatural environment: Effects of yohimbine and chlordiazepoxide
    Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Xi Chu, Anders j Ågmo :
    Behavioral response is absent under the mating competition in rats (Rattus norvegicus)
    Physiology and Behavior 15. March 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Olivia Le Moene, Mihaela Stavarache, Sonoko Ogawa, Sergei Musatov, Anders j Ågmo :
    Estrogen receptors α and β in the central amygdala and the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus: Sociosexual behaviors, fear and arousal in female rats during emotionally challenging events
    Behavioural Brain Research 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Olivia Le Moene, Anders j Ågmo :
    Modeling Human Sexual Motivation in Rodents: Some Caveats
    Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Olivia Le Moene, Anders j Ågmo :
    The neuroendocrinology of sexual attraction
    Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology (FIN) 2018 DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo :
    The Neurobiology of Sexual Behavior and Sexual Attraction
    John Wiley & Sons 2018 DOI
  • Mariko Nakata, Anders j Ågmo, Shoko Satoshi, Sonoko Ogawa :
    The role of estrogen receptor β (ERβ) in the establishment of hierarchical social relationships in male mice
    Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Olivia Le Moene, Anders j Ågmo :
    Behavioral responses to emotional challenges in female rats living in a seminatural environment: The role of estrogen receptors
    Hormones and Behavior 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Xi Chu, Eelke Snoeren, Anders j Ågmo :
    Functions of Vocalization in Sociosexual Behaviors in Rats (Rattus norvegicus) in a Seminatural Environment
    Journal of Comparative Psychology 2017 ARKIV / DOI
  • Claudia Amezcua-Gutiérrez, Marina Ruiz-Díaz, Marisela Hernández-González, Miguel Angel Guevara, Anders j Ågmo, Araceli Sanz-Martin :
    Effect of sexual arousal on cortical coupling during performance of the Tower of Hanoi task in young men
    Journal of Sex Research 2017 DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo, Knut Larsson :
    Neuroendocrine and behavioral role of the medial preoptic area in rabbits: Recollections of collaboration with Carlos Beyer
    CRC Press 2017 FULLTEKST
  • Anders j Ågmo, Eelke Snoeren :
    A cooperative function for multisensory stimuli in the induction of approach behavior of a potential mate
    PLOS ONE 2017 ARKIV / DOI
  • Olivia Le Moene, Anders j Ågmo :
    Olfactory behavior in laboratory animals
    2017 DOI
  • Xi Chu, Anders j Ågmo :
    The adrenergic α2-receptor, sexual incentive motivation and copulatory behavior in the male rat
    Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior 2016 DOI
  • Porfirio Gómora-Arrati, Guadalupe Dominguez, Anders j Ågmo :
    GABA receptors in the medial preoptic area modulate the onset of oestradiol-induced maternal behaviour in hysterectomised-ovariectomised, pregnant rats
    Journal of neuroendocrinology 2016 DOI
  • Ana Ribeiro, Anders j Ågmo, Sergei Musatov, Donald W. Pfaff :
    Silencing Estrogen Receptor-alpha with siRNA in the Intact Rodent Brain
    Humana Press 2016 DOI
  • Xi Chu, Anders j Ågmo :
    Studies of sociosexual interactions in rats in an externally valid procedure: are they relevant for understanding human sexual behavior?
    International Journal of Psychological Research 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo, M Yuabov, Donald W. Pfaff :
    Hormonal contributions to arousal and motivation
    Elsevier 2016 DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo, Eelke Snoeren :
    Silent or Vocalizing Rats Copulate in a Similar Manner
    PLOS ONE 2015 ARKIV / DOI
  • Eelke Snoeren, E Antonio-Cabrera, Thierry Jean P Spiteri, S Musatov, S Ogawa, DW Pfaff et al.:
    Role of Oestrogen α Receptors in Sociosexual Behaviour in Female Rats Housed in a Seminatural Environment
    Journal of neuroendocrinology 2015 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo :
    Circuitos centrales relevantes para la conducta sexual
    2015
  • Xi Chu, Anders j Ågmo :
    Sociosexual Behaviors of Male Rats (Rattus norvegicus) in a Seminatural Environment
    Journal of Comparative Psychology 2015 DOI
  • Xi Chu, Anders j Ågmo :
    Sociosexual behaviors during the transition from non-receptivity to receptivity in rats housed in a seminatural environment
    Behavioural Processes 2015 DOI
  • Xi Chu, Khatuna Gagnidze, Donald Pfaff, Anders j Ågmo :
    Estrogens, androgens and generalized behavioral arousal in gonadectomized female and male C57BL/6 mice
    Physiology and Behavior 2015 DOI
  • Anders j Ågmo :
    Una nueva visión sobre la interacción sexual en ratas y otras especies.
    2022
  • Anders j Ågmo :
    Motivación sexual: ¿Hay diferencias entre machos y hembras?
    2022
  • Claudia Rodríguez-Aranda, Anders j Ågmo :
    Intervju på radioprogram: "Radio UAQ 89.5 FM Universidad, programa Sinapsis"
    02. September 2022 DATA
  • Anders j Ågmo :
    Tienen los estudios psicobiologicos, en animales no humanos, alguna relevancia para la conducta humana? El caso de la conducta sexual.
    2017
  • Olivia Le Moene, Malin Kvalheim, Anders j Ågmo :
    Réaction à un stimulus auditif aversif dans un environnement seminaturel chez des rattes traitées avec de la yohimbine ou du chlordiazépoxide
    2017
  • Xi Chu, Anders j Ågmo :
    The sound of silence - The role of vocalizations in sociosexual behaviors and mate choice in groups of rats (Rattus Norvegicus) in a seminatural environment
    2016
  • Olivia Solène Le Moëne, Anders j Ågmo :
    Estrogen receptors and positive emotional stimuli in a seminatural environment
    2016
  • Olivia Le Moene, Anders j Ågmo :
    Socio-sexual behaviors in ovariectomized rats housed in a seminatural environment and treated with the estrogen receptor α agonist propylpyrazoletriol (PPT) or the estrogen receptor β agonist diarylpropionitrile (DPN).
    2016
  • Olivia Le Moene, Anders j Ågmo :
    The role of estrogen receptors in response to positive emotional stimuli in rats observed in a seminatural environment
    2016
  • Eelke Snoeren, Anders j Ågmo :
    The incentive value of multisensory stimuli in male rats.
    2015
  • Eelke Snoeren, Edwards Antonio-Cabrera, Benedicte Emilie Langseth-Eide, Thierry Spitera, Sergei Musatov, Sonoko Ogawa et al.:
    The role of estrogen alpha receptors in sociosexual behavior in female rats housed in a seminatural environment.
    2015

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    Publications outside Cristin

    PUBLICATIONS 2002 - 2012

    1. A. Ågmo: Copulation-contingent aversive conditioning and sexual incentive motivation in male rats: evidence for a two-stage process of sexual behavior. Physiology and Behavior, 2002, 77, 425-435.
    2. A. Ågmo: Lack of opioid or dopaminergic effects on unconditioned sexual incentive motivation in male rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 2003,117, 55-68. 
    3. A. Ågmo: Unconditioned sexual incentive motivation in the male Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 2003,117, 3-14. 
    4. A. Ågmo and E. Ellingsen: Relevance of non-human animal studies to the understanding of human sexuality. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 2003, 44, 293-301. 
    5. M. Kavaliers, D.D. Colwell, E. Choleris, A. Ågmo, L.J. Muglia, S. Ogawa and D.W. Pfaff: Impaired discrimination of and aversion to parasitized male odors by female oxytocin knockout mice. Genes Brain and Behavior, 2003, 2, 220-230. 
    6. E. Ellingsen and A. Ågmo: Sexual incentive motivation and paced sexual behavior in female rats after treatment with drugs modifying dopaminergic neurotransmission. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 2004, 77, 431 – 445.
    7. M. Kavaliers, A. Ågmo, E. Choleris, J.-Å. Gustafsson, K. S. Korach, L. J. Muglia, D. W. Pfaff  and S. Ogawa: Oxytocin and estrogen receptor a and b knockout mice provide discriminably different odor cues in behavioral assays. Genes Brain and Behavior, 2004, 3, 189 – 195.
    8. M. Kavaliers,  E. Choleris, A. Ågmo and D. W. Pfaff: Olfactory mediated parasite recognition and avoidance: Linking genes to behavior. Hormones and Behavior, 2004, 46, 272 – 283. 
    9. A. Ågmo, A.L. Turi, E. Ellingsen and H. Kaspersen: Preclinical models of sexual desire: conceptual and behavioral analyses. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 2004, 78, 379 – 404. 
    10. R. Paredes and A. Ågmo: Has dopamine a physiological role in the control of sexual behavior? A critical review of the evidence. Progress in Neurobiology, 2004, 73, 179 –226.
    11.  M. Kavaliers,  E. Choleris, A. Ågmo, L. J. Muglia, S. Ogawa and D. W. Pfaff: Involvement of the oxytocin gene in the recognition and avoidance of parasitized males by female mice. Animal Behaviour, 2005, 70, 693 – 702.
    12. M. Kavaliers,  E. Choleris, A. Ågmo, J. Braun, D.D. Colwell, L. J. Muglia, S. Ogawa and D. W. Pfaff: Inadvertent social information and the avoidance of parasitized male mice: a novel role for oxytocin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2006, 103, 4293 – 4298.
    13. T. Viitamaa, A. Haapalinna and A. Ågmo: The adrenergic a2 receptor and sexual incentive motivation in male rats. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 2006, 83, 360 – 369.
    14. A. Ågmo, E. Choleris, M. Kavaliers, D.W. Pfaff and S. Ogawa: Social and sexual incentive properties of estrogen receptor a, estrogen receptor b, or oxytocin knockout mice. Genes Brain and Behavior, 2008, 7, 70 – 77.
    15. H.A. Hurtazo, R. Paredes and A. Ågmo: Inactivation of the medial preoptic area/anterior hypothalamus (MPOA/AH) by lidocaine reduces male sexual behavior and sexual incentive motivation in male rats. Neuroscience, 2008, 152, 331-337.
    16. X. Chu and A. Ågmo: Sexual incentive motivation in old male rats: The effects of sildenafil and a compound (Impaza) stimulating endothelial NO synthase. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 2008, 89, 209-217.
    17. M. Hernández-González, M. A. Guevara and A. Ågmo: Motivational influences on the degree and direction of sexual attraction. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2008, 1129, 61-87.
    18. X. Chu, E.S. Zhavbert, J.L. Dugina, I.A. Kheyfets, S.A. Sergeeva, O. I. Epstein and A. Ågmo: Sildenafil and a compound stimulating endothelial NO synthase modify sexual incentive motivation and copulatory behavior in male Wistar and Fisher 344 rats  Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2008, 5, 2085-2099.
    19. S. P. García-Horsman, A. Ǻgmo and R.G. Paredes: Infusions of naloxone into the medial preoptic area, ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus, and amygdala block conditioned place preference induced by paced mating behavior. Hormones and Behavior, 2008, 54, 709-716.
    20. T. Spiteri and A. Ågmo: Ovarian hormones modulate social recognition in female rats. Physiology and Behavior, 2009, 98, 247 – 250.
    21. T. Spiteri, S. Musatov, S. Ogawa, A. Ribeiro, D.W. Pfaff and A. Ågmo: Estrogen-induced sexual incentive motivation, proceptivity and receptivity depend on a functional estrogen receptor alpha in the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus but not in the amygdala. Neuroendocrinology, 2010, 91, 142 – 154.
    22. I.L. Kvitvik, K.M. Berg and A. Ågmo: A neutral odor may become a sexual incentive through classical conditioning in male rats. Learning and Motivation, 2010, 41, 1 – 21.
    23.  M. Attila, R. Oksala and A. Ågmo: Sexual incentive motivation requires both androgens and estrogens. Hormones and Behavior, 2010, 58, 341 - 351.
    24. A.S. Smith, A. Ågmo, A.K. Birnie and J.A. French: Manipulation of the oxytocin system alters social behavior and attraction in pair-bonding primates, Callithrix penicillata. Hormones and Behavior, 2010, 57, 255 – 262.
    25. T. Spiteri, S. Musatov, S. Ogawa, A. Ribeiro, D.W. Pfaff and A. Ågmo: The role of the estrogen receptor a in the medial amygdala and ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus in social recognition, anxiety and aggression. Behavioural Brain Research, 2010, 210, 211 – 220.
    26. A. Ågmo: On the intricate relationship between sexual motivation and arousal. Hormones and Behavior, 2011, 59, 681-688.
    27. H. Kaspersen and A. Ågmo: Paroxetine-induced reduction of sexual incentive motivation in female rats is not modified by 5-HT1B or 5-HT2C antagonists. Psychopharmacology, 2012, 220, 269–280.
    28. T. Spiteri, S. Ogawa, S. Musatov, D.W. Pfaff and A. Ågmo. The role of the estrogen receptor a in the medial preoptic area in sexual incentive motivation, proceptivity and receptivity, anxiety, and wheel running in female rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 2012, 230, 11– 20.
    29. M. Ruiz-Díaz, M. Hernández-González, M.A. Guevara,  C. Amezcua and A. Ågmo:  Prefrontal EEG correlation during Tower of Hanoi and WCST performance: Effect of emotional visual stimuli. Journal of Sexual Medicine, in press. 

    Book:

    1. A. Ågmo: Sexual Function and Dysfunction: A Synthesis of Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology. San Diego, USA. Academic Press, 2007.

     Book chapters:

    1. D.W. Pfaff and A. Ågmo: Reproductive motivation. In H. Pashler & R. Gallistel (Eds.),  Steven's Handbook of Experimental Psychology. Volume 3, Learning, Motivation, and Emotion. (pp. 709-736).  New York: Wiley, 2002.

    2. A. Ågmo: La conducta sexual desde un punto de vista epicúreo: Reforzamiento, recompensa e incentivos sexuales. In M.A. Guevara Pérez, L. Chacón, M. Hernández González & J.A. Barradas Bribiesca (Eds.), Aproximaciones al Estudio de la Motivación y Ejecución Sexual. (pp. 13 – 51). Guanajuato, Mexico: Universidad de Guanajuato, 2005

    3. A. Ågmo: Freud tenía razón: Sobre la bisexualidad fundamental de los mamíferos. In: M.A. Guevara-Pérez, M. Hernández-González, M. Arteaga Silva and M.E. Olvera Cortés (Eds.), Aproximaciones al Estudio de la Funcionalidad Cerebral y el Comportamiento (pp. 387 – 435). Guadalajara, Mexico: Universidad de Guadalajara, 2007.

    4. A. Ågmo: Sobre las estrategias reproductivas en el humano y otros animales. In: M.A. Guevara Pérez, L. Chacón Gutiérrez, J.A. Barradas Bribiesca, M. Hernández González (Eds.), Aproximaciones al estudio de la psicobiología del comportamiento, (pp. 531 – 583). Guanajuato, Mexico: Universidad de Guanajuato, 2008.

    5. A. Ågmo: Análisis del confuso concepto de activación sexual. In: M.A. Guevara Pérez, A. Contreras Gómez, M. Arteaga Silva, H. Bonilla Jaime, M. Hernández González (Eds.). Aproximaciones al estudio de la neurobiología conductual, (pp. 457-480). Chilpancingo, Mexico: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero, 2009.

    6. A. Ågmo: Una perspectiva histórica sobre el estudio científico de la conducta sexual. In: M.A. Guevara Pérez, M. Arteaga Silva, A. Contreras Gómez, M. Hernández González, H. Bonilla Jaime, (Eds.). Aproximaciones al estudio de la neurociencia del comportamiento, (pp. 23 – 46). Chilpancingo, Mexico: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero, 2010.

     

    Other publications:

     

    1. A. Ågmo and J. Vega Matuszczyk. Editorial: From rat sexual behavior to schizophrenia: A tribute to professor emeritus Knut Larsson. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 2003, 44, 169-171. 
    2. Ågmo, A. Book review: Sexual appetite, desire and motivation: Energetics of the sexual system, edited by W. Everaerd, E. Laan and S. Both. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2004, 33, 607 – 609. 
    3. Ågmo, A. Noen av seksualitetens mysterier ut fra et psykobiologisk perspektiv. Psykologisk Tidskrift, 2005, 8, 12 – 15. 
    4. Spiteri, T. and Ågmo, A. Modèles précliniques du désir sexuel. Sexologies, 2006, 15, 241 – 249. 
    5. Berg, K.M., Kvitvik, I.-L. and Ågmo, A. Zoofili – når ”kjæledyr” får en annen betydning. Psykologisk Tidskrift, 2007, 11, 23 – 27.  
    6. Ågmo, A. Letter to the editor: On the concept of sexual arousal: A simpler alternative. Hormones and Behavior, 2008, 53, 312 – 314. 
    7. Ågmo, A. Om interindividuelle variasjoner i seksuell aktivitet og det brysomme begrepet sexavhengighet. Psykologisk Tidskrift, 2009, 13, 24 – 29. 
    8. Pfaff, D. and Ågmo, A. Hormonal contributions to arousal and motivation. In: G.F. Koob, M. Le Moal and R. F. Thompson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (pp. 45 – 48). Oxford: Elsevier, 2010. 
    9. Ågmo, A. Sexual behavior. In: I.P. Stolerman (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology (pp. 1219 – 1223). Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.
    10. Ågmo, A. Seksualitetens metafysikk i går og i dag. Psykologisk Tidskrift, 2011, 15, 4 – 10.


    Research interests

    Behavioral neuroscience, particularly the neurobiology of motivational mechanisms and gonadal hormone actions on sociosexual behaviors.