Nucleus Accumbens

Known as: Nucleus Accumbens Septus, Colliculus nuclei caudati, Nucleus Accumbens Septi 
Collection of pleomorphic cells in the caudal part of the anterior horn of the LATERAL VENTRICLE, in the region of the OLFACTORY TUBERCLE, lying… (More)

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1967-2017
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Stimulant addiction is often linked to excessive risk taking, sensation seeking, and impulsivity, but in ways that are poorly… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Drugs of abuse cause activation of the cyclic AMP response element binding protein (CREB) in the nucleus accumbens (NAc… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The relative contributions of glutamate and dopamine within the nucleus accumbens to cocaine-induced reinstatement of drug… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Microdialysis experiments in rodents indicate that ethanol promotes dopamine release predominantly in the nucleus accumbens, a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Comparative studies have implicated the nucleus accumbens (NAcc) in the anticipation of incentives, but the relative… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Impulsive choice is exemplified by choosing a small or poor reward that is available immediately, in preference to a larger but… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
In three experiments we examined the effect of bilateral excitotoxic lesions of the nucleus accumbens core or shell subregions on… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Experience-dependent changes in behavior are thought to involve structural modifications in the nervous system, especially… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The question of whether nicotine, the neuroactive compound of tobacco, is addictive has been open to considerable scientific and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The interactions among excitatory inputs arising from the prefrontal cortex, amygdala, and hippocampus, and innervating nucleus… (More)
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