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Activity in human reward-sensitive brain areas is strongly context dependent.

Abstract:

Functional neuroimaging research in humans has identified a number of brain areas that are activated by the delivery of primary and secondary reinforcers. The present study investigated how activity in these reward-sensitive regions is modulated by the context in which rewards and punishments are experienced. Fourteen healthy volunteers were scanned during the performance of a simple monetary gambling task that involved a "win" condition (in which the possible outcomes were a large monetary g...

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Nieuwenhuis, S More by this author
Heslenfeld, DJ More by this author
von Geusau, NJ More by this author
Holroyd, CB More by this author
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Journal:
NeuroImage
Volume:
25
Issue:
4
Pages:
1302-1309
Publication date:
2005-05-05
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EISSN:
1095-9572
ISSN:
1053-8119
URN:
uuid:51e6043d-809f-4793-8349-e0a9dff8b73f
Source identifiers:
18111
Local pid:
pubs:18111

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