Measuring Social Motivation Using Signal Detection and Reward Responsiveness

  title={Measuring Social Motivation Using Signal Detection and Reward Responsiveness},
  author={Coralie Chevallier and Natasha Tonge and Lou Safra and David Y Kahn and Gregor Kohls and Judith Miller and Robert T Schultz},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Recent trends in psychiatry have emphasized the need for a shift from categorical to dimensional approaches. Of critical importance to this transformation is the availability of tools to objectively quantify behaviors dimensionally. The present study focuses on social motivation, a dimension of behavior that is central to a range of psychiatric conditions but for which a particularly small number of assays currently exist. METHODS In Study 1 (N = 48), healthy adults completed a… CONTINUE READING