Striatal Dopamine and the Interface between Motivation and Cognition

Abstract

Brain dopamine has long been known to be implicated in the domains of appetitive motivation and cognition. Recent work indicates that dopamine also plays a role in the interaction between appetitive motivation and cognition. Here we review this work. Animal work has revealed an arrangement of spiraling connections between the midbrain and the striatum that… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00163

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