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Reward Circuitry and the Basal Ganglia

  • Leonard F. KoziolEmail author
  • Deborah Ely Budding
  • Dana Chidekel
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Neuroscience book series (BRIEFSNEUROSCI)

Abstract

Cortical–basal ganglia circuitry and these integrative networks allow us to understand how stimuli might be transformed into actions that lead to desired, intended, or expected outcomes. The reward circuit plays a central and critical role in the network that drives incentive-based learning, appropriate responding to stimuli, and good decision-making [182]. Without reward, there is no reason to learn, to change behaviors, or to make decisions.

Keywords

Prefrontal Cortex Iowa Gambling Task Gambling Task Reward Circuitry Delay Aversion 
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© The Author(s) 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonard F. Koziol
    • 1
    Email author
  • Deborah Ely Budding
    • 2
    • 4
  • Dana Chidekel
    • 3
  1. 1.Neuropsychological ConsultantArlington HeightsUSA
  2. 2.Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA
  3. 3.Private PracticeTarzanaUSA
  4. 4.Private PracticeManhattan BeachUSA

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