tHe Cognitive neuroSCienCe of Motivation and learning

  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},
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


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 38 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 146 references

Preserved learning capacity in amnesia: Evidence for multiple memory systems

  • N. J. Cohen
  • L. Squire & N. Butters (Eds.), The…
  • 1984
Highly Influential
10 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…