Sonia Cavigelli

Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Sonia Cavigelli

Research Summary

Development of temperament/personality; relationship of temperament and social status to stress and health; individual differences in stress and health in the natural environment.

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Temperament Glucocorticoids Animals Anxiety Health Corticosterone Inbred C57bl Mouse Asthma Physiological Stress Morphine Primates Personality Therapeutics Rodentia Nicotine Inflammation Population Mood Disorders Animal Physiology Adrenal Cortex Hormones Depression Innate Immunity Individuality Psychological Stress

Most Recent Papers

The impact of adolescent stress on nicotine use and affective disorders in rodent models

Sean M. Mooney-Leber, Michael J. Caruso, Thomas J. Gould, Sonia A. Cavigelli, Helen M. Kamens, 2022, European Journal of Neuroscience on p. 2196-2215

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Blocks Voluntary Morphine Consumption but Not Conditioned Place Preference in Mice

Darrell Eacret, Crystal Lemchi, Jasmine I. Caulfield, Sonia A. Cavigelli, Sigrid C. Veasey, Julie A. Blendy, 2022, Frontiers in Neuroscience

Next steps in integrative biology: Mapping interactive processes across levels of biological organization.

Sonia Cavigelli, Jeff Leips, Jenny Xiang, Dawn Lemke, Nikolai Konow, 2022, INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY

A physiological profile approach to animal temperament

Elyse K. McMahon, Elizabeth Youatt, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2022, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Next Steps in Integrative Biology

Sonia Cavigelli, Jeff Leips, Qiu Yun (Jenny) Xiang, Dawn Lemke, Nicolai Konow, 2021, Integrative and Comparative Biology on p. 2066-2074

Gaps to Address in Ecological Studies of Temperament and Physiology

Elyse K. McMahon, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2021, Integrative and Comparative Biology on p. 1917-1932

Adolescent Stress Reduces Adult Morphine-Induced Behavioral Sensitization in C57BL/6J Mice

Helen M. Kamens, Carley N. Miller, Jasmine I. Caulfield, Dana Zeid, William J. Horton, Constanza P. Silva, Aswathy Sebastian, Istvan Albert, Thomas J. Gould, Diana Fishbein, Patricia Sue Grigson, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2021, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience

Peri-adolescent asthma: Acute impacts on innate immune response, corticosterone, and microglia in mice

Jasmine I. Caulfield, Kerri J. Schopf, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2021, Advances in Neuroimmunology

Inhaled corticosteroids as treatment for adolescent asthma: effects on adult anxiety-related outcomes in a murine model

Jasmine I. Caulfield, Allison M. Ching, Erin M. Cover, Avery August, Timothy Craig, Helen M. Kamens, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2021, Psychopharmacology on p. 165-179

Divergent immune responses in behaviorally-inhibited vs. non-inhibited male rats

Kerry C. Michael, Robert H. Bonneau, Rebecca A. Bourne, La Dara Godbolt, Michael J. Caruso, Christine Hohmann, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2020, Physiology and Behavior

Most-Cited Papers

Long-term changes in cognitive bias and coping response as a result of chronic unpredictable stress during adolescence

Lauren E. Chaby, Sonia A. Cavigelli, Amanda White, Kayllie Wang, Victoria A. Braithwaite, 2013, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Sex, social status and physiological stress in primates

Sonia A. Cavigelli, Michael J. Caruso, 2015, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Chronic unpredictable stress during adolescence causes long-term anxiety

L. E. Chaby, S. A. Cavigelli, A. M. Hirrlinger, M. J. Caruso, V. A. Braithwaite, 2015, Behavioural Brain Research on p. 492-495

Social status, glucocorticoids, immune function, and health

Sonia A. Cavigelli, Hashim S. Chaudhry, 2012, Hormones and Behavior on p. 295-313

Ancestry trumps experience: Transgenerational but not early life stress affects the adult physiological stress response

Gail L. McCormick, Travis R. Robbins, Sonia A. Cavigelli, Tracy Langkilde, 2017, Hormones and Behavior on p. 115-121

Chronic stress during adolescence impairs and improves learning and memory in adulthood

Lauren E. Chaby, Sonia A. Cavigelli, Amy M. Hirrlinger, James Lim, Kendall M. Warg, Victoria A. Braithwaite, 2015, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience

Adolescent social stress increases anxiety-like behavior and ethanol consumption in adult male and female C57BL/6J mice

M. J. Caruso, L. R. Seemiller, T. B. Fetherston, C. N. Miller, D. E. Reiss, S. A. Cavigelli, H. M. Kamens, 2018, Scientific Reports

Temperament moderates the influence of periadolescent social experience on behavior and adrenocortical activity in adult male rats

M. J. Caruso, M. K. McClintock, S. A. Cavigelli, 2014, Hormones and Behavior on p. 517-524

Timing matters: the interval between acute stressors within chronic mild stress modifies behavioral and physiologic stress responses in male rats

Sonia A. Cavigelli, Alexander D. Bao, Rebecca A. Bourne, Michael J. Caruso, Jasmine I. Caulfield, Mary Chen, Joshua M. Smyth, 2018, Stress on p. 453-463

Adolescent social stress increases anxiety-like behavior and alters synaptic transmission, without influencing nicotine responses, in a sex-dependent manner

Michael J. Caruso, Nicole Crowley, Dana E. Reiss, Jasmine I. Caulfield, Bernhard Luscher, Sonia Angele Cavigelli, Helen Marie Kamens, 2018, Neuroscience on p. 182-198