Behavioral / Cognitive Dopamine D 3 Receptors Modulate the Ability of Win-Paired Cues to Increase Risky Choice in a Rat Gambling Task

@inproceedings{Barrus2016BehavioralC,
  title={Behavioral / Cognitive Dopamine D 3 Receptors Modulate the Ability of Win-Paired Cues to Increase Risky Choice in a Rat Gambling Task},
  author={Michael M Barrus and Catharine A. Winstanley},
  year={2016}
}
Similar to other addiction disorders, the cues inherent in many gambling procedures are thought to play an important role in mediating their addictive nature. Animal models of gambling-related behavior, while capturing dimensions of economic decision making, have yet to address the impact that these salient cues may have in promoting maladaptive choice. Here, we determined whether adding winassociated audiovisual cues to a rat gambling task (rGT) would influence decision making. Thirty-two male… CONTINUE READING