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Effort-based cost-benefit valuation and the human brain.

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In both the wild and the laboratory, animals' preferences for one course of action over another reflect not just reward expectations but also the cost in terms of effort that must be invested in pursuing the course of action. The ventral striatum and dorsal anterior cingulate cortex (ACCd) are implicated in the making of cost-benefit decisions in the rat, but there is little information about how effort costs are processed and influence calculations of expected net value in other mammals incl...

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Croxson, PL More by this author
Walton, ME More by this author
O'Reilly, JX More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology
Rushworth, MF More by this author
Journal:
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience
Volume:
29
Issue:
14
Pages:
4531-4541
Publication date:
2009-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
URN:
uuid:b85a22fa-47fd-46e9-9f25-d966f5b2ab36
Source identifiers:
15461
Local pid:
pubs:15461

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