tHe Cognitive neuroSCienCe of Motivation and learning

@inproceedings{Adcock2008tHeCN,
  title={tHe Cognitive neuroSCienCe of Motivation and learning},
  author={Alison R Adcock and Lila Davachi and Peter Dayan and Mark A. Gluck and M{\'a}t{\'e} Lengyel and Catherine Myers and Yael Niv and Shannon Tubridy},
  year={2008}
}
Recent advances in the cognitive neuroscience of motivation and learning have demonstrated a critical role for midbrain dopamine and its targets in reward prediction. Converging evidence suggests that midbrain dopamine neurons signal a reward prediction error, allowing an organism to predict, and to act to increase, the probability of reward in the future. This view has been highly successful in accounting for a wide range of reinforcement learning phenomena in animals and humans. However… CONTINUE READING

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