Ventral Striatum

Known as: Corpus striatum ventrale, Striatum ventrale, Striatum, Ventral 
A composite structure of the TELENCEPHALON that is defined by connectivity. It includes the NUCLEUS ACCUMBENS; the ISLANDS OF CALLEJA; and parts of… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
To make sound economic decisions, the brain needs to compute several different value-related signals. These include goal values… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The ability of drugs of abuse to increase dopamine in nucleus accumbens underlies their reinforcing effects. However, preclinical… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE Substantial evidence from animal models demonstrates that dopamine release in the ventral striatum underlies the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The brain "reward" system, centered on the limbic ventral striatum, plays a critical role in the response to pleasure and pain… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The mesolimbic dopaminergic system has long been known to be involved in the processing of rewarding stimuli, although recent… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Studies in experimental animals have implicated the mesolimbic dopaminergic projections into the ventral striatum in… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Dopamine transmission in the ventral striatum (VST), a structure which includes the nucleus accumbens, ventral caudate, and… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Research suggests that the basal ganglia complex is a major component of the neural circuitry that mediates reward-related… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Recent data have emphasized the neurochemically distinct nature of subterritories in the accumbens part of the rat ventral… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Projections from cortical and subcortical limbic structures to the basal ganglia are predominantly directed to the ventral… (More)
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