Dr Sebastian McBride

Interests

I am exploring cognitive ability in sheep as a precursor for developing and validating cognitive and emotional markers for early onset Huntingtons Disease in the ovine model. I am particularly interested in behavioural anomalies reflecting altered mechanics of the basal ganglia system.

Research Focus

Keywords

ovine

cognition

basal ganglia

Clinical conditions

Huntington's disease

Equipment

Behavioural analysis

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

Associated News Items


    Publications

    2013

    McBride S, Huelse M, Lee M (2013), “Identifying the computational requirements of an integrated top-down-bottom-up model for overt visual attention within an active vision system.” PLoS One 8(2):e54585 Details

    2012

    McBride SD, Mills DS (2012), “Psychological factors affecting equine performance.” BMC Vet Res 8:180 Details

    2009

    McBride SD, Hemmings A (2009), “A Neurologic Perspective of Equine Stereotypy ” Journal of Equine Veterinary Science Vol29 (Issue1) 10-16

    Parker M, McBride SD, Redhead ES, Goodwin D (2009), “Differential place and response learning in horses displaying an oral stereotypy.” Behav Brain Res 200(1):100-5 Details

    2008

    Parker M, Redhead ES, Goodwin D, McBride SD (2008), “Impaired instrumental choice in crib-biting horses (Equus caballus).” Behav Brain Res 191(1):137-40 Details

    2007

    Hemmings A, McBride SD, Hale, CE (2007), “Preservative responding and the aetiology of equine oral stereotypy” Applied Animal Behaviour Science Vol 104:143-150

    2005

    McBride SD, Hemmings A (2005), “Altered mesoaccumbens and nigro-striatal dopamine physiology is associated with stereotypy development in a non-rodent species.” Behav Brain Res 159(1):113-8 Details

    2003

    Marley CL, Cook R, Barrett J, Keatinge R, Lampkin NH, McBride SD (2003), “The effect of dietary forage on the development and survival of helminth parasites in ovine faeces.” Vet Parasitol 118(1-2):93-107 Details

    2001

    McBride SD, Long L (2001), “Management of horses showing stereotypic behaviour, owner perception and the implications for welfare.” Vet Rec 148(26):799-802 Details