Brain Stimulation Reward

@inproceedings{Shizgal2015BrainSR,
  title={Brain Stimulation Reward},
  author={Peter Shizgal},
  year={2015}
}

On the Similarity Between the Reinforcing and the Discriminative Properties of Intracranial Self-Stimulation

It is concluded that rats integrate response requirements as part of the reinforcement tradeoff function, but the response cost is not integrated into the discriminative function of ICSS.

CB1-Dependent Long-Term Depression in Ventral Tegmental Area GABA Neurons: A Novel Target for Marijuana

A novel form of glutamatergic synaptic plasticity in VTA GABA neurons is identified, a currently understudied cell type that is critical for the brain's reward circuit, and how Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol occludes this plasticity is identified.

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