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Dopamine-associated cached values are not sufficient as the basis for action selection.

Abstract:

Phasic dopamine transmission is posited to act as a critical teaching signal that updates the stored (or "cached") values assigned to reward-predictive stimuli and actions. It is widely hypothesized that these cached values determine the selection among multiple courses of action, a premise that has provided a foundation for contemporary theories of decision making. In the current work we used fast-scan cyclic voltammetry to probe dopamine-associated cached values from cue-evoked dopamine rel...

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10.1073/pnas.1419770111

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Hollon, NG More by this author
Arnold, MM More by this author
Walton, ME More by this author
Phillips, PE More by this author
Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
111
Issue:
51
Pages:
18357-18362
Publication date:
2014-12-05
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
URN:
uuid:04389fcf-67ac-4030-8da6-bcbe3e0e4f3f
Source identifiers:
499648
Local pid:
pubs:499648

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