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Dopamine and motivation

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The influence of dopamine in generating action from motivation Mark Walton, Jerylin Gan & Paul Phillips In:-  Neural Basis of Motivational and Cognitive Control  –  MIT Press (2011) Keywords:  dopamine, midbrain, basal ganglia, nucleus accumbens, opioid neurotransmitters The release of dopamine into the striatum and particularly the nucleus accumbens is closely related to the subjective evaluation of sensory inputs, and to the subsequent selection of behaviour and actions. The Read more […]