Neural mechanisms of reward in insects.

@article{Perry2013NeuralMO,
  title={Neural mechanisms of reward in insects.},
  author={Clint J Perry and Andrew B. Barron},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
  year={2013},
  volume={58},
  pages={
          543-62
        }
}
Reward seeking is a major motivator and organizer of behavior, and animals readily learn to modify their behavior to more easily obtain reward, or to respond to stimuli that are predictive of reward. Here, we compare what is known of reward processing mechanisms in insects with the well-studied vertebrate reward systems. In insects almost all of what is known of reward processing is derived from studies of reward learning. This is localized to the mushroom bodies and antennal lobes and… 

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