Multiple value signals in dopaminergic midbrain and their role in avoidance contexts

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Rigoli, F.; Chew, B.; Dayan, P.; Dolan, R.J.;
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • Journal: Neuroimage,volume 135,pages197-203 (issn: 1053-8119, eissn: 1095-9572)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.062, pmc: PMC4922759
  • Subject: BF | Cognitive Neuroscience | Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Neurosciences, Neuroimaging, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging, Neurosciences & Neurology, NUCLEUS-ACCUMBENS DOPAMINE, SUBJECTIVE VALUE, DORSAL STRIATUM, HUMAN BRAIN, REWARD, INVOLVEMENT, PUNISHMENT, RESPONSES, ANTICIPATION, SALIENCE | Neurology | Article
    mesheuropmc: nervous system | psychological phenomena and processes

The role of dopaminergic brain regions in avoidance behaviour is unclear. Active avoidance requires motivation, and the latter is linked to increased activity in dopaminergic regions. However, avoidance is also often tethered to the prospect of punishment, a state typic... View more
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