Dopaminergic modulation of risky decision-making.

Abstract

Many psychiatric disorders are characterized by abnormal risky decision-making and dysregulated dopamine receptor expression. The current study was designed to determine how different dopamine receptor subtypes modulate risk-taking in young adult rats, using a "Risky Decision-making Task" that involves choices between small "safe" rewards and large "risky… (More)
DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3772-11.2011

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