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Electrolytic lesions of the nucleus accumbens in rats which abolish the PREE enhance the locomotor response to amphetamine.

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The partial reinforcement extinction effect (PREE) refers to the increased resistance to extinction observed in animals trained on a partial reinforcement (PR) schedule compared with those trained on a schedule of continuous reinforcement (CR). It has been suggested that the PREE is dependent upon the integrity of the septo-hippocampal system, but recent evidence has indicated that the role originally proposed for the lateral septal nucleus may in fact be subserved by the nucleus accumbens. E...

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10.1007/bf00228956

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Volume:
86
Issue:
2
Pages:
333-340
Publication date:
1991-01-01
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EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
Language:
English
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pubs:6617
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uuid:06586797-60ed-4800-9bfb-79f6dc310a18
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pubs:6617
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6617
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2012-12-19

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