Alcohol-Preferring Rats Show Goal Oriented Behaviour to Food Incentives but Are Neither Sign-Trackers Nor Impulsive

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Drug addiction is often associated with impulsivity and altered behavioural responses to both primary and conditioned rewards. Here we investigated whether selectively bred alcohol-preferring (P) and alcohol-nonpreferring (NP) rats show differential levels of impulsivity and conditioned behavioural responses to food incentives. P and NP rats were assessed… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131016

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@inproceedings{PeaOliver2015AlcoholPreferringRS, title={Alcohol-Preferring Rats Show Goal Oriented Behaviour to Food Incentives but Are Neither Sign-Trackers Nor Impulsive}, author={Yolanda Pe{\~n}a-Oliver and Chiara Giuliano and Daina Economidou and Charles R. Goodlett and Trevor W. Robbins and Jeffrey W. Dalley and Barry J. Everitt and Tommy Pattij}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2015} }