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The neuronal substrates of reinforcement and punishment in Drosophila melanogaster

Rohrsen, Christian (2019) The neuronal substrates of reinforcement and punishment in Drosophila melanogaster. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

Actions are followed by consequences, to which values are assigned. These subjective values shape our future actions in what we colloquially call “learning by doing”. But how does the assignment of values to behavioral consequences occur in the brain? In mammals as well as in three different superphyla within protostomes (Nematoda, Platyhelminthes and Mollusca) this is mediated by dopamine. ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Auf Aktionen folgen Konsequenzen, denen Werte zugewiesen werden. Diese subjektiven Werte prägen unser zukünftiges Handeln in dem, was wir umgangssprachlich "learning by doing" nennen. Aber wie erfolgt die Zuordnung von Werten zu Verhaltensfolgen im Gehirn? Bei Säugetieren sowie in drei verschiedenen Superphyla innerhalb der Protostome (Nematoda, Platyhelminthes und Mollusca) wird dies durch ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:2 October 2019
Referee:Prof. Dr. Björn Brembs
Date of exam:24 July 2019
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie
Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Neurogenetik (Prof. Dr. Björn Brembs)
Keywords:Dopamine, Neuron, Drosophila melanogaster
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 500 Natural sciences & mathematics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40740
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