Tag: motivation

Biology

Neurocomputational mechanisms at play when weighing concerns for extrinsic rewards, moral values, and social image

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by Chen Qu, Elise Météreau, Luigi Butera, Marie Claire Villeval, Jean-Claude Dreher Humans not only value extrinsic monetary rewards but also their own morality and...
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Endogenous GLP-1 in lateral septum promotes satiety and suppresses motivation for food in mice

Newsemia
Terrill, SJ; Holt, MK; Maske, CB; Abrams, N; Reimann, F; Trapp, S; Williams, DL; (2019) Endogenous GLP-1 in lateral septum promotes satiety and suppresses motivation...
Biology

Contest models highlight inherent inefficiencies of scientific funding competitions

Newsemia
by Kevin Gross, Carl T. Bergstrom Scientific research funding is allocated largely through a system of soliciting and ranking competitive grant proposals. In these competitions,...
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Explaining motivation to represent: how does descriptive representation lead to substantive representation of racial and ethnic minorities?

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Sobolewska, M; McKee, R; Campbell, R; (2018) Explaining motivation to represent: how does descriptive representation lead to substantive representation of racial and ethnic minorities? West...
Biology

Frontostriatal pathways gate processing of behaviorally relevant reward dimensions

Newsemia
by Susanna C. Weber, Thorsten Kahnt, Boris B. Quednow, Philippe N. Tobler The value of rewards arises from multiple hedonic and motivational dimensions. Reward-encoding brain...

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