Environmental enrichment reduces attribution of incentive salience to a food-associated stimulus.

@article{Beckmann2012EnvironmentalER,
  title={Environmental enrichment reduces attribution of incentive salience to a food-associated stimulus.},
  author={Joshua S. Beckmann and Michael T. Bardo},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={2012},
  volume={226 1},
  pages={331-4}
}
Animals reared in an enriched environment are less vulnerable to abuse-like behavior and exhibit less persistent drug seeking, perhaps due to a decrease in the incentive value of stimuli associated with reward. The present study investigated the effects of environmental enrichment on Pavlovian conditioned approach (PCA) performance, a measure of incentive… CONTINUE READING