Receptor-Specific Modulation of Risk-Based Decision Making by Nucleus Accumbens Dopamine

Abstract

The nucleus accumbens (NAc) serves as an integral node within cortico-limbic circuitry that regulates various forms of cost–benefit decision making. The dopamine (DA) system has also been implicated in enabling organisms to overcome a variety of costs to obtain more valuable rewards. However, it remains unclear how DA activity within the NAc may regulate… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/npp.2012.240

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