Sabol, Karen E.

Research Areas:

Methamphetamine Neurotoxicity

Drugs of Abuse and the Aging Processes


Courses Taught:

  • PSY 319: Brain Science and Behavior
  • PSY 322: Drugs and Behavior
  • PSY 390: Behavioral Neuroscience Research Lab
  • PSY 511: Neural Bases of Learning and Memory
  • PSY 616: Psychopharmacology



Ph. D., Emory, 1988


Publications (Where available, click on the link)

Richards, J.B., Sabol, K.E., de Wit, H. Effects of methamphetamine on a model of impulsive behavior in rats, Psychopharmacology, 146, 432-439, 1999.

Sabol, K.E., Richards, J.B., and Yung, K. The effects of high-dose methamphetamine in the aging rat: DRL 72-s schedule behavior and neurochemistry. Journal of Pharmacological and Experimental Therapeutics, 294, 850-863, 2000.

Sabol, K.E., Roach, J.T., Broom, S.L., Ferreira, C., Preau, M.M. Long-term effects of a high-dose methamphetamine regimen on subsequent methamphetamine-induced dopamine release in vivo. Brain Research, 892, 122-129, 2001.

Sabol, K.E., Richards, J.B., Broom, S.L., Roach, J.T., Hauskneckt, K. Effects of stimulus salience and methamphetamine on reaction time in the rat: Central tendency vs. distribution skew. Behavioural Pharmacology, 14, 489-500, 2003.

KA Hausknecht, AAcheson, AM. Farrar, AK. Kieres, KE. Sabol, RY Shen and JB Richards. Behavioral analysis of prenatal ethanol exposure on symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in rats., Behavioral Neuroscience, 119, 302-310, 2005.

Myles, B.J., Jarrett, L.A., Broom, S.L., Speaker, H.A., and Sabol, K.E. The effects of methamphetamine on core body temperature in the rat – PART1: chronic treatment and ambient temperature. Psychopharmacology, 198, 301-311, 2008.

Myles, B.J. and Sabol, K.E. The effects of methamphetamine on core body temperature in the rat – PART 2: an escalating regimen. Psychopharmacology, 198, 313-322, 2008.