BRIEF REPORT Set‐shifting and sensitivity to reward: A possible dopamine mechanism for explaining disinhibitory disorders

  title={BRIEF REPORT Set‐shifting and sensitivity to reward: A possible dopamine mechanism for explaining disinhibitory disorders},
  author={C{\'e}sar {\'A}vila and Alfonso Barr{\'o}s and Gener{\'o}s Ortet and Maria Ant{\`o}nia Parcet and Manuel Ignacio Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez},
  journal={Cognition and Emotion},
  pages={951 - 959}
The objective of this study was to investigate personality correlates of set‐shifting behaviour using a task sensitive to dopaminergic activity. As expected, set‐shifting behaviour was positively correlated with scores on the Sensitivity to Reward scale, a measure of Gray's impulsivity. Discussion is focused on the relationship between this greater ability for set‐shifting and the proneness to disinhibition. 

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