Effects of expectations for different reward magnitudes on neuronal activity in primate striatum.

@article{Cromwell2003EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of expectations for different reward magnitudes on neuronal activity in primate striatum.},
  author={Howard Casey Cromwell and Wolfram Schultz},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={
          2823-38
        }
}
In behavioral science, it is well known that humans and nonhuman animals are highly sensitive to differences in reward magnitude when choosing an outcome from a set of alternatives. We know that a realm of behavioral reactions is altered when animals begin to expect different levels of reward outcome. Our present aim was to investigate how the expectation for different magnitudes of reward influences behavior-related neurophysiology in the anterior striatum. In a spatial delayed response task… 
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