The good, the bad and the brain: neural correlates of appetitive and aversive values underlying decision making

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Approaching rewards and avoiding punishments could be considered as core principles governing behavior. Experiments from behavioral economics have shown that choices involving gains and losses follow different policy rules, suggesting that appetitive and aversive processes might rely on different brain systems. Here we contrast this hypothesis with recent… (More)

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@inproceedings{Pessiglione2015TheGT, title={The good, the bad and the brain: neural correlates of appetitive and aversive values underlying decision making}, author={Mathias Pessiglione and Mauricio R. Delgado}, year={2015} }