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Affective Neuroscience: The Foundations of Human and Animal Emotions
PART I: CONCEPTUAL BACKGROUND 1. Affective neuroscience: history and major concepts 2. Emotional operating systems and subjectivity: methodological problems and a conceptual framework for theExpand
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Self-referential processing in our brain—A meta-analysis of imaging studies on the self
The question of the self has intrigued philosophers and psychologists for a long time. Expand
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The role of nucleus accumbens dopamine in motivated behavior: a unifying interpretation with special reference to reward-seeking
Studies addressing behavioral functions of dopamine (DA) in the nucleus accumbens septi (NAS) are reviewed. A role of NAS DA in reward has long been suggested. However, some investigators haveExpand
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The emotional sources of "chills" induced by music.
Music modifies moods and emotions by interacting with brain mechanisms that remain to be identified. One powerful emotional effect induced by music is a shivery, gooseflesh type of skin sensationExpand
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Affective consciousness: Core emotional feelings in animals and humans
  • J. Panksepp
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Consciousness and Cognition
  • 1 March 2005
The position advanced in this paper is that the bedrock of emotional feelings is contained within the evolved emotional action apparatus of mammalian brains. This dual-aspect monism approach toExpand
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The Archaeology of Mind: Neuroevolutionary Origins of Human Emotions
What makes us happy? What makes us sad? How do we come to feel a sense of enthusiasm? What fills us with lust, anger, fear, or tenderness? Traditional behavioral and cognitive neuroscience have yetExpand
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Ultrasonic vocalizations of rats (Rattus norvegicus) during mating, play, and aggression: Behavioral concomitants, relationship to reward, and self-administration of playback.
Rats (Rattus norvegicus) emit a variety of ultrasonic vocalizations throughout their lifespan that reflect different forms of emotional arousal and accompanying affective states. In this study, highExpand
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Ultrasonic vocalizations as indices of affective states in rats.
Adult rats spontaneously vocalize in ultrasonic frequencies. Although these ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs) have been described as by-products of locomotor activity or social signals, accumulatingExpand
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The ontogeny of play in rats.
  • J. Panksepp
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Developmental psychobiology
  • 1 July 1981
Play behavior, as indicated by frequency and duration of pinning behavior, was studied in young rats between 18 and 64 days of age. The incidence of play was markedly increased by social isolation.Expand
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Brain Substrates of Infant–Mother Attachment: Contributions of Opioids, Oxytocin, and Norepinephrine
The aim of this paper is to review recent work concerning the psychobiological substrates of social bonding, focusing on the literature attributed to opioids, oxytocin and norepinephrine in rats.Expand
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