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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… 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Stimulant addiction is often linked to excessive risk taking, sensation seeking, and impulsivity, but in ways that are poorly… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
BackgroundOver the last several years, it has become apparent that there are critical problems with the hypothesis that brain… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
This article describes a 2-systems model that explains social behavior as a joint function of reflective and impulsive processes… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Comparative studies have implicated the nucleus accumbens (NAcc) in the anticipation of incentives, but the relative… 
Highly Cited
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… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
The striatum and its ventral extension, the nucleus accumbens, are involved in behaviors as diverse as motor planning, drug… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
THE question of whether nicotine, the neuroactive compound of tobacco, is addictive has been open to considerable scientific and… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Abstract: Microdialysis was used to assess extracellular dopamine in striatum, nucleus accumbens, and medial frontal cortex of… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The effect of the i.p. administration of ethanol on the release of dopamine (DA) and on the output of its main metabolites…