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Author Beninger, Richard J., author

Title Life's rewards : linking dopamine, incentive learning, schizophrenia, and the mind / Richard J. Beniger
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction -- Dopamine and reward-related learning -- Dopamine and the elements of incentive learning -- Multiple memory systems -- Dopamine as the dependent variable -- Dopamine and inverse incentive learning -- Dopamine receptor subtypes and incentive learning -- Dopamine and social cooperation -- Schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Drug abuse and incentive learning -- Neuroanatomy and dopamine systems -- Mechanisms of dopamine-mediated incentive learning -- Dopamine and mental experience -- References and notes -- Index
Summary Since its discovery in the 1960s, a vast and wide-ranging body of research has accumulated about the dopaminergic system. 'Life's Rewards' offers a broad synthesis of our current understanding of this chemical, addressing, amongst others, its intricate relationship with learning and memory, psychopathology, social co-operation and drug abuse. Aimed at students and researchers in neuroscience and psychology, it is essential reading for anyone interested in the relationship between dopamine and reward-related incentive learning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 24, 2018)
Subject Reinforcement (Psychology)
Reinforcement, Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY -- Physiological Psychology.
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780192557377