circle logo smallYang, Q., Wu. Z., Hadden, J.K, Odem, M.A., Zuo, Y., Crook, R.J. Frost, J.A. and Walters, E.T. (2014) Persistent pain after spinal cord injury is maintained by primary afferent activity. J Neurosci. 34(32) 10765-10769


Crook, R.J. and Walters, E.T. (2014) Neuroethology: Self recognition helps octopuses avoid entanglement. Curr. Biol. 24(11) 520-521


Crook, R.J., Dickson, K.D., Hanlon, R.T and Walters, E.T. (2014). Nociceptive sensitization reduces predation risk. Curr. Biol. 24(10) , 1121-1125 


Alupay, J.S., Hadjisolomou, S.P and Crook, R.J. (2013). Arm injury produces long-term behavioral and neural hypersensitivity in octopus. Neurosci. Lett. 558, 137-142 


Crook, R.J., Hanlon, R.T. and Walters, E.T. (2013). Squid have nociceptors that display long term sensitization and spontaneous activity after bodily injury. J. Neurosci. 33(24) 10021-10026 (featured in ‘Outside JEB’, ‘’)


Wu. Z., Yang, Q., Crook, R.J., O'Neil, R.G. and Walters, E.T. (2013). TRPV1 channels make major contributions to behavioral hypersensitivity and spontaneous activity in nociceptors after spinal cord injury. Pain, 154(10) 2130-2141


Crook, R.J. (2013). The welfare of invertebrates in research: Can science’s next generation improve their lot? (Invited review) J. Postdoct. Aff. 1(2), 9-20


Matthias, N., Robinson, M.A., Crook, R.J., Lockworth, C.R. and Goodwin, B.S. (2013). Local cryoanalgesia is effective for tail-tip biopsy in mice. JAALAS, 52(2) 171-175


Crook, R.J., and Basil, J.A. (2013). Flexible spatial orientation and navigational strategies in Chambered Nautilus. Ethology, 119(1), 77-85


Wardill, T., Gonzalez-Bellido, P., Crook, R.J. and Hanlon, R.T. (2012) Neural control of tunable skin iridescence in squid. Proc R. Soc. B, 279(1745) 4243-4252


Basil, J.A., Barord, G., Crook, R.J., Derman, R., Ju, C.H., Travis, L. and Vargas, T. (2012) A synthetic approach to the study of learning and memory in Chambered Nautilus (Cephalopoda: Nautiloidea). Vie Et Milieaux, 61(4) 231-242


Bedi, SS, Lago, M., Crook, R.J., Grill, R and Walters, E.T. (2012) Spinal cord injury triggers an intrinsic growth-promoting state in nociceptors. J. Neurotrauma 29(5) 925-935


Crook, R.J., Lewis, T., Hanlon, R.T and Walters, E.T.  (2011). Peripheral injury produces long-term sensitization of responses to tactile and visual stimuli in squid, Loligo pealei. J. Exp. Biol. 214, 3173-3185


Crook, R.J. and Walters, E.T. (2011). Nociceptive behavior and physiology in molluscs: Animal welfare implications. ILAR 52 (2) 185-195


Bedi, S.*, Yang, Q.*, Crook, R.J.*, Du, J, Wu, Z., Fishman, H., Grill, R., Carlton, S., and Walters, E.T. (2010). Chronic spontaneous activity generated in the somata of small dorsal root ganglion neurons is associated with pain-related behavior following spinal cord injury. (*equal contribution) J. Neurosci. 30(44) 14870-14882


Crook, R.J., Hanlon, R.T and Basil, J.A. (2009). Memory of visual and topographical features suggests spatial learning in the ancient cephalopod, nautilus (Nautilus pompilius L.). J. Comp. Psych. 3 264-274


Crook, R.J., and Basil, J. (2008). A role for nautilus in studies of the evolution of brain and behavior (Invited review). Comm. Int. Bio. 1: 61-62


Crook, R.J. and Basil, J.A. (2008). A biphasic memory curve in the Chambered Nautilus, Nautilus pompilius L. (Cephalopoda: Nautiloidea) J. Exp. Biol. 211: 1992-1998 (Article featured in Nature Research Highlights, ScienceDaily, ScienceBlogs)


Crook, R.J., Patullo, B.W., and Macmillan, D.L. (2004). Multimodal individual recognition in the freshwater crayfish Cherax destructor. Mar. Fresh. Behav. Physiol. Vol 37, No. 4: 271-285