Activational and effort-related aspects of motivation: neural mechanisms and implications for psychopathology.

@article{Salamone2016ActivationalAE,
  title={Activational and effort-related aspects of motivation: neural mechanisms and implications for psychopathology.},
  author={John D Salamone and Samantha E. Yohn and Laura L{\'o}pez-Cruz and Noem{\'i} San Miguel and Merc{\'e} Correa},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={139 Pt 5},
  pages={1325-47}
}
Motivation has been defined as the process that allows organisms to regulate their internal and external environment, and control the probability, proximity and availability of stimuli. As such, motivation is a complex process that is critical for survival, which involves multiple behavioural functions mediated by a number of interacting neural circuits… CONTINUE READING