Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music

@article{Salimpoor2011AnatomicallyDD,
  title={Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music},
  author={V. Salimpoor and M. Benovoy and K. Larcher and A. Dagher and R. Zatorre},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={257-262}
}
  • V. Salimpoor, M. Benovoy, +2 authors R. Zatorre
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Nature Neuroscience
  • Music, an abstract stimulus, can arouse feelings of euphoria and craving, similar to tangible rewards that involve the striatal dopaminergic system. Using the neurochemical specificity of [11C]raclopride positron emission tomography scanning, combined with psychophysiological measures of autonomic nervous system activity, we found endogenous dopamine release in the striatum at peak emotional arousal during music listening. To examine the time course of dopamine release, we used functional… CONTINUE READING
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