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Neurobiology of the structure of personality: dopamine, facilitation of incentive motivation, and extraversion.
Extraversion has two central characteristics: (1) interpersonal engagement, which consists of affiliation (enjoying and valuing close interpersonal bonds, being warm and affectionate) and agencyExpand
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Neurobehavioral aspects of affective disorders.
A PSYCHOLOGICAL PERS PECTIVE ON THE NEUROBIOLOGY OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . 457Expand
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A behavioral paradigm for identifying persons at risk for bipolar depressive disorder: a conceptual framework and five validation studies.
In an attempt to study predisposition to bipolar manic-depressive disorder, we developed a behavioral paradigm to identify persons at risk for various forms of the disorder. We provide a theoreticalExpand
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A neurobehavioral model of affiliative bonding: implications for conceptualizing a human trait of affiliation.
Because little is known about the human trait of affiliation, we provide a novel neurobehavioral model of affiliative bonding. Discussion is organized around processes of reward and memory formationExpand
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General behavior inventory identification of unipolar and bipolar affective conditions in a nonclinical university population.
Validated the General Behavior Inventory (GBI), revised to identify unipolar as well as bipolar affective conditions, in a nonclinical sample (n = 201) against naive, interview-derived diagnoses. ForExpand
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Facilitation of Working Memory in Humans by a D2 Dopamine Receptor Agonist
Recent studies on the neurobiology of cognition have focused on the ability of the prefrontal cortex (PFC) to support processes of working memory, i.e, mnemonic processes by which informationExpand
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Dopamine and the structure of personality: relation of agonist-induced dopamine activity to positive emotionality.
Modern trait theories of personality include a dimension reflecting positive emotionality (PE) based on sensitivity to signals of incentive-reward. In animals, responsivity within an emotional systemExpand
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Neurobiological factors in personality and depression
There is very little empirical work that directly assesses the neurobiological association of personality superfactors with the liability to depression. Therefore, as a means of providing a frameworkExpand
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Opposing roles for dopamine and serotonin in the modulation of human spatial working memory functions.
Neurocognitive research has focused on monoaminergic influences over broad behavior patterns. For example, dopamine (DA) generally facilitates informational transfer within limbic and corticalExpand
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Regional electroencephalographic asymmetries in bipolar seasonal affective disorder before and after exposure to bright light
Electroencephalographic (EEG) asymmetries found in nonseasonal depression were examined in seasonal affective disorder before and after bright-light exposure. Subjects with seasonal depressionExpand
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