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The neuronal substrates of reinforcement and punishment in Drosophila melanogaster

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Rohrsen, Christian
Date of publication of this fulltext: 02 Oct 2019 13:36

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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