Development of a behavioral task measuring reward "wanting" and "liking" in rats.

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It has been suggested that reward "wanting" and "liking" are mediated by separable brain systems. To facilitate neuropharmacological and neurophysiological research on this issue we developed a behavioral task with putative measures of reward "wanting" and "liking" available on a trial-by-trial basis. We were able to test whether our measures were sensitive… (More)

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@article{Wilson2006DevelopmentOA, title={Development of a behavioral task measuring reward "wanting" and "liking" in rats.}, author={David I. G. Wilson and Anita H Laidlaw and Emma Butler and Darija Hofmann and Eric M. Bowman}, journal={Physiology & behavior}, year={2006}, volume={87 1}, pages={154-61} }